THE INFLUENCE OF CLIMATE ON THE BUILDING, MAINTENANCE AND USE OF ROADS IN THE UNITED STATES

THE EFFECTS ARE DISCUSSED OF TEMPERATURE, FROST, SUNSHINE, WIND, HUMIDITY, PRECIPITATION, RUNOFF AND EVAPORATION ON VARIOUS PHASES OF HIGHWAY ACTIVITIES, AND THE APPLICATION OF CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA ARE DISCUSSED. THE CLIMATOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS ARE DIAGRAMMATICALLY SUMMARIZED OF VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE UNITED STATES ACCORDING TO A 20-YEAR PERIOD. REFERENCES ARE MADE TO PUBLICATIONS OF THE U.S. WEATHER BUREAU, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, AND AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS. AN OUTLINE IS PRESENTED OF NEEDED RESEARCH.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 9, pp 211-249, 23 FIG
  • Authors:
    • Eno, F H
    • Sourwine, J A
  • Publication Date: 1930

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C. December 12-13, 1929
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00203482
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jun 1 1971 12:00AM