Accession Number:

AD0712513

Title:

MODIFICATION OF FROST-HEAVING OF SOILS WITH ADDITIVES. INVESTIGATIONS 1953 THRU 1955,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE SOIL STABILIZATION LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1956-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

62.0

Abstract:

A 3-year search for additives to reduce the frost susceptibility of soil is described. Fifteen soils and about forty additives have been tested. A discussion of the theoretical considerations for the choice of additives is presented. The additives are divided into four groups 1 void pluggers and cements, 2 aggregants, 3 dispersants, and 4 waterproofers - according to their action in soil. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Soil Mechanics
  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE