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Frozen Ground Engineering - Orlando B. Andersland

Hardcover Published: 28th October 2003
ISBN: 9780471615491
Number Of Pages: 384

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This new edition of Frozen Ground Engineering gives a peerless presentation of soil mechanics for frozen ground conditions and a variety of frozen ground support systems used on construction projects worldwide.<br> An authoritative update of the industry standard, this Second Edition covers the essential theory, applications, and design methods using frozen ground in the construction of deep shafts, tunnels, deep excavations, and subsurface containment barriers. New material features design models for pavement structures used in seasonal frost and permafrost areas, new information on the movement of fluid phase contaminants in frozen ground, and helpful appendices offering guidance on common frozen ground tests and SI unit conversions.<br> This new edition gives the essential information engineers, geologists, and students need in a complete reference, including up-to-date information on:<br> * Sensitivity of frozen ground to climate change<br> * Experimental work on frozen soil creep and strength<br> * Monitoring creep in frozen slopes<br> * Frost protection of foundations using ground insulation<br> * Highway insulation<br> * Load restrictions for seasonal frost areas

Industry Reviews

??well illustrated?the second edition of this book will be welcomed by those directly concerned with engineering expertise for cold regions?? (Polar Record, Vol. 41, 2005)

?This new edition gives the essential information engineers, geologists, and students need in a complete reference?? (CAB Abstracts)

Preface.

Preface to the First Edition.

1. Frozen Ground.

2. Physical and Thermal Properties.

3. Heat Flow in Soils.

4. Thaw Behavior of Frozen Ground.

5. Mechanical Properties of Frozen Soils.

6. Construction Ground Freezing.

7. Foundations in Frozen Soils.

8. Stability of Soil Masses in Cold Regions.

9. Earthwork in Cold Regions.

10. Field Investigations.

11. Pavement Structures.

Appendix A. Notation.

Appendix B. SI Units.

Appendix C. Laboratory and Field Tests on Frozen Soils.

References.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

ISBN: 9780471615491
ISBN-10: 0471615498
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 28th October 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 29.0 x 21.45  x 2.32
Weight (kg): 1.06
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised

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