Percolation study for the capillary ascent of a liquid through a granular soil

@article{CardenasBarrantes2016PercolationSF,
  title={Percolation study for the capillary ascent of a liquid through a granular soil},
  author={Manuel C'ardenas-Barrantes and Jos{\'e} D. Mu{\~n}oz and Nuno A. M. Ara{\'u}jo},
  journal={arXiv: Computational Physics},
  year={2016}
}
Capillary rise plays a crucial role in the construction of road embankments in flood zones, where hydrophobic compounds are added to the soil to suppress the rising of water and avoid possible damage of the pavement. Water rises through liquid bridges, menisci and trimers, whose width and connectivity depends on the maximal half-length {\lambda} of the capillary bridges among grains. Low {\lambda} generate a disconnect structure, with small clusters everywhere. On the contrary, for high… 

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