Accession Number : AD0712436

Title :   COMPREHENSIVE REPORT, TURF RUNWAY INVESTIGATION 1946 - 1947. (DRAFT).

Corporate Author : ARCTIC CONSTRUCTION AND FROST EFFECTS LAB BOSTON MASS

Report Date : JUL 1947

Pagination or Media Count : 170

Abstract : A field test section simulating a portion of a turf runway and shoulder was constructed at Fort Ruckman, Nahant, Massachusetts. Recording equipment was installed at the test section, observations made and field and laboratory tests performed as required to accomplish the stated purposes. This report presents the essential details of the construction of the test section, describes the observation equipment and presents the observed data obtained during the Fiscal Year 1946-1947. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LANDING FIELDS, GRASSES), (*GRASSES, TRAFFICABILITY), SOILS, SOIL MECHANICS, RAINFALL, FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES), DRAINAGE, SEEDS, FERTILIZERS, TEST METHODS, MASSACHUSETTS

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE