Accession Number : AD0748867

Title :   High Frequency 'Knife' for Frozen Ground (Vyso Ko Chastonyi Mozh dlya Merzlogo Grunta),

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s) : Nekrasov,L. ; Dobretsov,V. ; Msmik,Yu. ; Fateev,V.

Report Date : 15 JUN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The report describes a high frequency electro-thermomechanical device (VETM) which was designed for breaking up frozen rock or ground in stripping, open and underground work. The device can also be used successfully in construction and earthwork in northern and arctic conditions. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ARCTIC REGIONS, *EARTH HANDLING EQUIPMENT), SOIL MECHANICS, PERMAFROST, ARC MELTING, ELECTRODES, ELECTRIC FIELDS, USSR

Subject Categories : Soil Mechanics
      Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE