Accession Number:

ADA003319

Title:

Building Dams in Permafrost Regions (Stroitelstvo Plotiny v Raione Vechnoi Merzlety),

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

By observations, the author has confirmed the possibility of erecting dams in permafrost regions on loose soils containing much ice and he has shown that the complete freezing of a dams body with the aid of flowing cold air through according to a special system built into the dam occurs quite intensively. He details the procedures involved in planning and building the dam in a permafrost region.

Subject Categories:

  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE