Accession Number : ADA247424
Title : Historical Perspectives in Frost Heave Research: The Early Works of S. Taber and G. Beskow
Descriptive Note : Special rept.
Corporate Author : COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER NH
Personal Author(s) : Black, Patrick B ; Hardenberg, Mark J
Report Date : Dec 1991
Pagination or Media Count : 167
Abstract : This report contains a historical perspective of frost heave research conducted in North America and Europe since the early 1900s, and, in the interest of making some classic works on the mechanics of frost heave available in one document, Stephen Taber's two papers entitled Frost Heaving (1929) and The Mechanics of Frost Heaving (1930) published in the Journal of Geology, and J.O. Osterberg's translation of Gunnar Beskow's monograph, Soil Freezing and Frost Heaving with Special Attention to Roads and Railroads (1935).
Descriptors : *FROST HEAVE , *COLD REGIONS , *FROZEN SOILS , *SOIL STRUCTURE INTERACTIONS , SOIL MECHANICS , MOISTURE CONTENT , POROSITY , GEOLOGY , REGIONS , MECHANICS , GROUND WATER , SOILS , FREEZING , FROST , ROADS , THAWING , FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES) , RAILROAD TRACKS , NORTH AMERICA , PAVEMENTS , PERMEABILITY , HEAVING , EUROPE , WATER FLOW
Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE