Freezing of an Earth Dam from the Dry Slope Side (Promorazhivanie Merzlotnoi Plotiny so Storony Sukhogo Otkosa).
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In the article the author discusses measures for increasing an earth dams freezing rate by natural cold through the dry-slope side both during pouring the fill and during operation of the frozen dam. Among these measures, he includes removal of snow from the dam surface covering the surface of the dry slope with insulation during summer installation of a permanent screen over the dam and freezing of ice reserves on the dry slopes surface, with tunnels which are ventilated in winter.
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