Unformatted text preview: • Principles of the Mariotte device: maintaining constant hydraulic head • Determination of the saturated hydraulic conductivity (K sat ); Use of saturated conductivity data to determine intrinsic permeability. Laboratory Experiments: 1. Lab-1: Determination of soil particle density (video and spreadsheet) 2. Lab-2: Demonstration of the Mariotte Device Principles (video and spreadsheet) 3. Lab-3: Demonstration of devices for measuring water content and potential 4. Lab-4. Demonstration of equipment for measuring Soil Moisture Release Curves 5. Lab-5: Demonstration of measuring saturated hydraulic conductivity of Soils (Video and spreadsheet)....
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- Summer '11
- Hydrology, Aquifer, Soil physics, particle density, Mariotte Device Principles