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Effects of Gravity and Hysteresis on 1D Unsaturated Infiltration

  • Lizhou WuEmail author
  • Runqiu Huang
  • Xu Li
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Abstract

Unsaturated infiltration is significant in a wide range of engineering applications including rainfall-induced landslides (Zhan et al. 2013). The spatial and temporal evolution of flow in an unsaturated medium involves a governing partial differential equation that is expressed by the Richards’ equation (1931).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Environment and Civil EngineeringChengdu University of TechnologyChengduChina
  2. 2.Chengdu University of TechnologyChengduChina
  3. 3.School of Civil EngineeringBeijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijingChina

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