A Portable Low-Intensity Rain Simulator for Field and Laboratory Use1
- Reuven Steinhardt and
- Daniel Hillel2
A design is presented for construction of a dripping-type rain simulator that is useful for study of infiltration characteristics of surface-crusted soils and comparison of surface treatments for runoff inducement. The apparatus is lightweight, portable, and easily assumbled. Rain intensity can be varied between 4 and 100 mm/hr with adequate uniformity of distribution. Raindrop size and impact velocity, as well as rainfall intensity, can be controlled independently.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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