Accession Number : AD0462974


Title :   BUILDING FOUNDATIONS IN THE BOLSHEZEMELSKAIA TUNDRA REGION (FUNDAMENTY ZDANII V RAIONE BOL'SHEZEMEL'SKOI TUNDRY),


Corporate Author : STEFANSSON LIBRARY NEW YORK


Personal Author(s) : Saltykov, N I ; Mandel, William


Report Date : Jan 1950


Pagination or Media Count : 66


Abstract : The paper is divided into four parts as follows: (1) a description of the ground frost and climatic conditions of the district in question; (2) a consideration of the thermal state of the ground beneath heated and unheated buildings; (3) a presentation of averaged data on vertical dislocations of buildings, and a description of their state; and finally (4) practical advice as to selection of types of foundations and recommended depths. The closing portion advances certain views relative to the planning of foundations under the conditions imposed by the war. (Author)


Descriptors :   FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES) , PERMAFROST , USSR , CLIMATE , WOOD , CONSTRUCTION , FREEZING


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE