Evaporation Rate Dependence with Saturation Degree

  • Houcem Trabelsi
Conference paper
Part of the Sustainable Civil Infrastructures book series (SUCI)


Evaporation in wet and particularly in saturated soils depends on several factors. Temperature and relative humidity are two essential parameters for determining potential evaporation (PE). Water retention is a soil characteristic that will directly influence actual evaporation (AE). The objective of this paper is to determine the evaporation rate as a function of the degree of saturation of the soil.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratoire de Génie Civil, Ecole Nationale D’ingénieurs De TunisUniversité Tunis El ManarTunisTunisia

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