Accession Number : AD0712437


Title :   DATA REPORT OF FROST INVESTIGATIONS FISCAL YEARS 1943 - 1949. VOLUME I.


Corporate Author : ARCTIC CONSTRUCTION AND FROST EFFECTS LAB BOSTON MASS


Report Date : JUN 1949


Pagination or Media Count : 433


Abstract : The overall purpose of the frost investigational program is to develop and establish design and evaluation criteria for concrete and flexible pavements placed on subgrade or base soils subject to seasonal frost action. The specific purpose of this report is to present in unified form all data and results of tests obtained during the four years of frost investigations conducted at 17 different sites in northern United States together with results of the supplemental laboratory and theoretical studies. The report presents all data obtained from frost investigations for both field and laboratory tests conducted under the supervision of the Frost Effects Laboratory. No analyses of data or conclusions are presented. (Author)


Descriptors :   (*LANDING FIELDS, FREEZING), (*FREEZING, SOIL MECHANICS), FROST HEAVE, PAVEMENTS, WATER, ICE, FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES), TRAFFICABILITY, SAMPLING, TEST METHODS, MAINE, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, NORTH DAKOTA, SOUTH DAKOTA, WYOMING, MICHIGAN, KANSAS


Subject Categories : TERMINAL FLIGHT FACILITIES
      SOIL MECHANICS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE