THE USE OF HEAT INSULATING MATERIALS IN THE FROST-BLANKET COURSES OF RURAL HIGHWAYS /IN GERMAN/

THE BEHAVIOR OF A ROAD STRUCTURE DURING THE THAW PERIOD IS OF GREAT SIGNIFICANCE FOR ITS BEARING CAPACITY. THE AUTHOR DESCRIBES INVESTIGATIONS INTO THE USE OF NATURAL AND SYNTHETIC HEAT INSULATING MATERIALS IN FROST BLANKET COURSES, INCLUDING IN-SITU TESTS DURING THE WINTERS OF 1965/6 AND 1966/7 ON VARIOUS TYPES OF PEAT, LIGHTWEIGHT EXPANDED CLAY AGGREGATES EXPANDED CLAY, BOTH WITH AND WITHOUT ADMIXTURES OF CEMENT AND BITUMEN EMULSION, PRESSED WOOD SLABS, LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE AND MINERAL WOOL. LECA EXPANDED CLAY AND PRESSED WOOD SLABS PROVED THE MOST EFFICIENT MATERIALS BOTH AS REGARDS INSULATION AND BEARING CAPACITY. /FG/RRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 15, No 1, PP 45-51, 3 TAB, 4 PHOT
  • Corporate Authors:

    Wiss Z Hochschule Verkehrwesen /Ger

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  • Authors:
    • Taivainen, O A
  • Publication Date: 1968

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  • Accession Number: 00237600
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 26 1970 12:00AM