Difference between revisions of "Capillary forces"

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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The mechanical forces exerted on soil water resulting from the curved [[interface]]  between the air and water caused by the combined effect of [[surface tension]] and effective [[contact angle|contact  angle]].</div><br/> </div>
 
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capillary forces

The mechanical forces exerted on soil water resulting from the curved interface between the air and water caused by the combined effect of surface tension and effective contact angle.


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