Accession Number : AD0711890

Title :   EARTHWORK UNDER WINTER CONDITIONS.

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

Report Date : 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 174

Abstract : The manual gives information on the physical and mechanical properties of frozen ground, methods for their loosening and thawing and methods for safeguarding the ground from freezing. Also given are the characteristics of earthwork in winter (in-applicable to areas of permafrost) and the technical and economic indices for the working of frozen ground by different methods. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SOILS, FREEZING), (*EARTH HANDLING EQUIPMENT, ARCTIC REGIONS), MELTING, FROST HEAVE, PERMAFROST, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, EXPLOSION EFFECTS, CONSTRUCTION, FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES), USSR

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE