FROST HEAVE TESTING AND RESEARCH

The following papers were presented in Sessions 1 and 2 of the Colloquim on the Scientific and Engineerig Aspects of Frost Heave Testing and Research: Session 1 - (1) Testing facilities. A preliminary assessment of the design and performance of frost susceptibility testing facilities, Dudek, S; Self refrigerating units. - frost cabinet temperature distribution, Hill, J; Frost heave testing facilities, Kettle, RJ; (2) Sample preparation: Factors influencing the magnitude and reproducibility of heave. Grading, degradation and compaction considerations in relation to specimen preparation, Hughes, R; The frost heave test as a compliance requirement, Sherwood, PT; Effect of mode of compaction on frost heave specimens, Burns, J; Inherent variability of frost heave specimens, Nicholls, RA; Aggregate degradation in the frost heave test, Hill, J; Degradation during compaction of test specimens compared with variations in grading during sample reduction, Pike, DC. Session 2 - (1a) Development of a quantitative model. Development of a quantitative model of frost heave, Holden, JT; Effects of the variation in suction and heat flow during the frost heaving process, Jones, RH; (1b) Heaving pressures. Heaving pressures and frost heave, Kettle, RJ; (2) Role of water transport and position of the groundwater table. Calculation of the water transport in the LR 90 test, Onalp, A; Effect of water table position on frost heave, Burns, J; (3) Indirect methods. Indirect assessment of frost susceptibility, Hurt, KG. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Nottingham University, England

    Department of Civil Engineering
    Nottingham NG9 3FQ,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1977

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  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 141 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00173321
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: May 3 1978 12:00AM