FROST INFLUENCE ON THE STABILITY OF RAILROADS

INFLUENCE DU GEL SUR LA STABILITE DES VOIES FERREES

Contents: Definitions and enumeration of the dangers which threaten the roads: (Disruption of the balance or instability of the superstructure or the understructure in its entirety; Frost action; The insufficiency of the road bearing capacity); Geological study and prospecting of the area for the projected road; (Frost sensibility; Bearing capacity; soil plasticity and liquidity limit - hydrological conditions on and around the prospected road; Depth reached by frost); Dimensioning on road foundations.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Trans. of Bulletin Technique de la Suisse Romande, v84 n11 p193-199, 24 May 58.
  • Corporate Authors:

    U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

    72 Lyme Road
    Hanover, NH  USA  03755-1290
  • Authors:
    • Bonnard, D
    • Desponds, R
    • Recordon, E
  • Publication Date: 1960

Language

  • French

Media Info

  • Pagination: 17 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00146169
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 16 1977 12:00AM