FROST AND FOUNDATIONS (IN GERMAN)

ROCKS, LOOSE SOIL AND VOLCANIC ASH ARE DISCUSSED AS FOUNDATION CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE CHANGES, WIND AND FROST ON FOUNDATIONS AND STRUCTURES. THE ROCKS ARE CHARACTERIZED ACCORDING TO THEIR BEHAVIOUR UNDER THE ACTION OF FROST. PARTICULAR MENTION IS MADE OF THE ADVERSE EFFECT OF FROST AND THAWING ON ROAD FOUNDATIONS AND THE BEARING CAPACITY OF ROADS. FINALLY, METHODS OF TESTING THE FROST RESISTANCE OF MATERIALS AND FIGHTING FROST EFFECTS IN FOUNDATIONS ARE DESCRIBED. /FG/RRL

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 288 Pp, 173 PHOT, 346 REF
  • Corporate Authors:

    VEB Autobahnbaukombinat

    Templinestrasse 19
    Potsdam,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Klengel, J
  • Publication Date: 1968

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00237574
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 16 1971 12:00AM