Accession Number : AD0716669

Title :   Tests on Snow Beams.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : SNOW ICE AND PERMAFROST RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT WILMETTE ILL

Report Date : OCT 1953

Pagination or Media Count : 38

Abstract : The report is concerned with flexural tests on beams of compacted snow. These tests were made in conjunction with a program to evaluate, on a rational basis, the load-carrying capacity of compacted snow sections.

Descriptors :   (*BEAMS(STRUCTURAL), SNOW), (*SNOW, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES), FLEXURAL STRENGTH, COMPACTING, DENSITY, GRAIN SIZE, LOADS(FORCES), DEFLECTION, RUPTURE, STATISTICAL DATA

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE