EMBANKMENT DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION IN COLD REGIONS

This book is a state-of-the-practice report on embankment design and construction in cold regions involving either permafrost or seasonal frost areas. The similarities and differences of the two types of areas are considered. Embankment case histories in both types of climatic regions are presented. Other topics include embankment stabilization techniques. A review of geotechnical thermal analysis is presented. Special considerations involving construction materials and field placement are discussed.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • A State of the Practice Report prepared by the Technical Council on Cold Regions Engineering of the American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Civil Engineers

    1801 Alexander Bell Drive
    Reston, VA  United States  20191-4400
  • Authors:
    • Johnson, E G
  • Publication Date: 1988

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 178 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00764878
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0872626504
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 21 1999 12:00AM