TRAFFICABILITY PREDICTIONS IN TROPICAL SOILS: FOUR SOILS IN THE PANAMA CANAL ZONE
The study of soil trafficability prediction was extended to a humid tropical climate to determine whether the prediction system as developed for soils in temperate climates could also be successfully applied to soils in tropical climates. Four sites in the Panama Canal Zone were selected for study, and soil moisture and strength data were collected weekly from these sites for a period of eighteen months. The average prediction relations previously derived from data measured in a temperate climate (United States) and in a tropical climate (Puerto Rico) were then applied to the data collected in Panama. Results are discussed.
- See also AD-801 321.
U.S. Army Waterways Experiment Station3909 Halls Ferry Road
Vicksburg, MS USA 39180-6199
- Publication Date: 1959-9
- Pagination: 65 p.
- TRT Terms: Forecasting; Location; Moisture content; Physical properties; Soils; Tables (Data); Trafficability; Tropics
- Identifier Terms: Panama Canal
- Uncontrolled Terms: Building sites
- Subject Areas: Data and Information Technology; Design; Geotechnology; Materials;
- Accession Number: 00091085
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: AEWES-MISC-Paper 4355
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jun 26 1975 12:00AM