Accession Number : AD0637112

Title :   SPREAD FOOTING FOUNDATIONS ON SNOW.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.

Corporate Author : COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H

Personal Author(s) : Reed,Sherwood C.

Report Date : APR 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 46

Abstract : A series of nine spread footing tests was installed on snow at Camp Century, Greenland, in 1961 and continuously observed through the 1963 summer season. The influence of footing load, size and shape on settlement were investigated and the effects of the uncontrolled parameters temperature and snow density were recorded. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SNOW, *FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES)), CIVIL ENGINEERING, STRUCTURES, GREENLAND

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE