Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions - Discussion


Lysimeter and Tensiometer are used to measure respectively, one of the following groups of quantities :

[A]. Capillary potential and permeability
[B]. Evapotranspiration and capillary potential
[C]. Velocity in channels and vapour pressure
[D]. Velocity in pipes and pressure head

Answer: Option B


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Sara Divya said: (Feb 1, 2016)  

Vsveer said: (Feb 6, 2016)  
A tensiometer in soil science is a measuring instrument used to determine the matric water potential (soil moisture tension).

A lysimeter is a measuring device which can be used to measure the amount of actual evapotranspiration which is released by plants, usually crops or trees.

Satya said: (Jun 1, 2018)  
Thanks @Vsveer.

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