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


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a247424.pdf


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
      Soil Mechanics
      Civil Engineering


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE