PHASE BOUNDARY WATER IN FROZEN SOILS.
COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H
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It is now widely recognized that water a phase boundaries plays an important and in some cases the dominant role governing heat and mass transport, electrical conduction, transmission of compression waves and other processes of importance in frozen soils. There is also an increasing recognition of the contrast between the complexity of the phenomenology of freezing and thawing and the crudeness of the concepts and models that so far have been available. This report summarizes presently accepted concepts and information and sketches an area where significant advances in knowledge are to be expected. Author
- Soil Mechanics