Analytical solution of the pressure field for water uptake through a composite root, coupled with fully saturated soil is derived by using the slender body approximation. It is shown that in general, the resistance of the root and soil are not additive.
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- Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2016Note typethesis
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- Field of study: Mechanical engineering