Thermal properties of soil

Gordon McIntosh, Brenton S. Sharratt

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Various thermal properties of soils accessible through fairly simple measurements are described. These properties include the insulating effect of soil, the existence of the soil temperature wave, and the propagation of this wave through the soil.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)458-460
Number of pages3
JournalPhysics Teacher
Issue number8
StatePublished - Nov 2001
Externally publishedYes


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