Accession Number : AD0712359

Title :   FROST INVESTIGATION 1945-46. REPORT ON STUDIES OF BASE COURSE TREATMENT TO PREVENT FROST ACTION.

Corporate Author : ARCTIC CONSTRUCTION AND FROST EFFECTS LAB BOSTON MASS

Report Date : JUN 1946

Pagination or Media Count : 55

Abstract : The report presents a summary of previous investigations performed by others, to study the effect of admixtures on frost action, in the form of excerpts from the conclusions sustained by the reports of these investigations, the results of laboratory tests performed to determine the suitability of various admixtures and combinations of admixtures to prevent frost action in materials susceptible to frost action, and the results of laboratory tests to determine whether leaching of salts could be retarded or prevented by the addition of bituminous materials. Representative data are presented herein. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LANDING FIELDS, FREEZING), (*FREEZING, SOIL MECHANICS), SOILS, FROST HEAVE, PAVEMENTS, WATER, ICE, FREEZING POINT DEPRESSANTS, SAMPLING, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, THERMAL PROPERTIES, SALTS, STATISTICAL DATA

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE