International Journal of Engineering Research in Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IJERMCE)

Monthly Journal for Mechanical and Civil Engineering

Volume2,November 2017,

Topic : Bypass Flow Behavior of Paddy Soil under Alternate Flooding and Drying Cycles in Cracked Clay Soil

Authors:Punitha.M || Rajendran.R

Abstract:Bypass flow is rapid downward movement of water and solutes beyond the root zone of the crop along with air-filled of the cracked soils. Paddy field is generally subjected to many cycles of alternative flooding and drying condition (AFD) during rice growing period. This alternate condition cycles can create a large variation in soil structure that subsequently affects soil water and nutrient retention and migration. Bypass flow processes were studied in a cracked, previously puddle rice soil. Vertical continuity of soil cracks 12 mm in width was determined in the field using a morphological staining technique. An infiltration experiment showed that water was mainly absorbed in the subsoil between 0.3 and 0.6 m depth. This study aimed to investigate the soil shrinkage behavior, cracked surface area and its consequences on water percolation in paddy fields under AFD..

Keywords: Engine, jatropha oil, producer gas, gasification, transesterification, emission.

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DOI: 01.1617/vol4/iss11/pid48792


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