Accession Number : AD0715049

Title :   Avalanche Mechanics,

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

Personal Author(s) : Moskalev,Yu. D.

Report Date : 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 186

Abstract : Contents: Some strength characteristics of snow; Water filtration properties of snow; Viscoplastic flow of snow on slopes; Snow layer stability coefficient; Computation of stability of the snow layer on a flat slope; Inverse computations of strength parameters of snow; Influence of seismic accelerations on avalanche formation; Equilibrium of the snow cover on convex and concave parts of slopes; Computation of movement of avalanches; Nomograms for computing the movement of avalanches; and Simplified equations of motion of avalanches.

Descriptors :   (*AVALANCHES, MOTION), (*SNOW, MECHANICAL PROPERTIES), TERRAIN, STABILITY, EQUATIONS OF MOTION, VISCOELASTICITY, MOUNTAINS, SEISMIC WAVES, SAFETY, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, CONSTRUCTION, USSR

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE