EFFECT OF SEEPAGE STREAM ON ARTIFICIAL SOIL FREEZING

A NUMERICAL TECHNIQUE IS PRESENTED FOR PREDICTING THE TWO-DIMENSIONAL TRANSIENT TEMPERATURE DISTRIBUTION IN FREEZING OR THAWING WET SOIL. THE TECHNIQUE IS APPLIED IN ESTIMATING THE INFLUENCE OF SEEPAGE STREAM VELOCITY ON AN ARTIFICIAL FREE-DRAINING WET SOIL BY A ROW OF FREEZE-PIPES. IT IS SHOWN THAT SMALL GROUND-WATER FLOWS PERPENDICULAR TO THE VERTICAL AXIS OF A FREEZE-PIPE HAVE NO SIGNIFICANT EFFECT ON THE RATE OF GROWTH OF THE ICE BOUNDARY IN THE HORIZONTAL DIRECTION. INCREASES IN FLOW ABOVE 0.02 CUBIC FEET PER HOUR PER SQUARE FOOT DIMINISHES THE RATE OF GROWTH OF THE ICE BOUNDARY MARKEDLY.

  • Authors:
    • Hashemi, H T
    • Sliepcevich, C M
  • Publication Date: 1973-3

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  • Accession Number: 00238123
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 19 1973 12:00AM