Accession Number : AD0713280

Title :   FROST INVESTIGATION 1944-1945. REPORTS ON SIOUX FALLS AIRFIELD, SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA, FAIRMONT AIRFIELD, FAIRMONT, NEBRASKA, GREAT BEND AIRFIELD, GREAT BEND, KANSAS, GARDEN CITY AIRFIELD, GARDEN CITY, KANSAS, AND PRATT AIRFIELD, PRATT, KANSAS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.

Corporate Author : ARCTIC CONSTRUCTION AND FROST EFFECTS LAB BOSTON MASS

Report Date : JUL 1945

Pagination or Media Count : 156

Abstract : The purpose of this investigation was the determination of the development of frost action in subsurface pavement elements as affected by varying conditions of weather, soils, and ground water. The investigation was made to determine the development of frost action in areas having varying winter weather conditions, varying annual precipitation and water tables, together with subsurface soils having an indicated varying susceptibility to frost action under the proper moisture conditions. The scope of this report covers investigations under both flexible and rigid type pavements.

Descriptors :   (*LANDING FIELDS, FREEZING), (*PAVEMENTS, ICE), FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES), FROST HEAVE, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, SOILS, SOIL MECHANICS, WATER, TRAFFICABILITY, SOUTH DAKOTA, NEBRASKA, KANSAS

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities
      Soil Mechanics
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE