Accession Number : AD0712435

Title :   FROST INVESTIGATION 1946-1947. REPORT ON MISSOURI RIVER DIVISION INVESTIGATIONS. APPENDIX 3. REPORT ON SIOUX FALLS AIRFIELD, SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA.

Corporate Author : ARCTIC CONSTRUCTION AND FROST EFFECTS LAB BOSTON MASS

Report Date : AUG 1947

Pagination or Media Count : 92

Abstract : The report presents the results of the frost investigation conducted at Sioux Falls Airfield, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, during the period 5 September 1946 through 3 June 1947, and supplements the results of the investigations conducted during the period from early fall, 1944 through June 1946, and reported on in June 1945 and June 1946. The investigation at Sioux Falls included the measurement of pavement heaving caused by frost action, test pits for water content, the observation of subsurface temperatures, frost penetration, and ground water table. The investigation was made on both flexible and rigid type pavements. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LANDING FIELDS, FREEZING), (*FREEZING, SOIL MECHANICS), FROST HEAVE, PAVEMENTS, WATER, ICE, FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES), TRAFFICABILITY, SAMPLING, TEST METHODS, SOUTH DAKOTA

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities
      Soil Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE