Accession Number:

AD0632080

Title:

THE DEVELOPMENT, FABRICATION, AND EVALUATION OF A DEVICE FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF THERMAL PROPERTIES OF SOIL.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept., Jun 64-Jan 66,

Corporate Author:

VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INST BLACKSBURG

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

250.0

Abstract:

Statement of the Problem a To design, develop, fabricate and evaluate a probe device embodying the line heat source concept for the in situ measurement of the thermal conductivities of soils b to develop and evaluate the technique, using the probe device, for measuring the thermal conductivities of soils in situ c to design, develop, fabricate, and evaluate a heated disk device based upon the contact principle for the in situ determination of the thermal diffusivities of soils d to develop and evaluate the technique, using the heated disk, for measuring the thermal diffusivities of soils in situ. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Soil Mechanics
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE