Accession Number : AD0716676

Title :   Migration of Moisture in the Thermal Regime,

Corporate Author : MINNESOTA UNIV MINNEAPOLIS DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Brasted,Robert C.

Report Date : JUN 1954

Pagination or Media Count : 137

Abstract : Contents: Thermodynamic considerations related to moisture movement at low temperatures; Capillarity of soil related to moisture migration; Moisture migration through snow; Thermal gradients and thermal translocation of moisture; Frost penetration as influenced by soil type, soil moisture, and soil cover; Migration of saline solutions; Barometric pressure as a function of moisture migration; Deterioration of building materials by moisture penetration and frost action.

Descriptors :   (*SOILS, MOISTURE), TEMPERATURE, FREEZING, PRESSURE, DEFORMATION, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY, SNOW, PENETRATION, SALTS, SOLUTIONS(MIXTURES), PERMEABILITY, CRYSTALLIZATION, BAROMETRIC PRESSURE

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Soil Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE