Freezing of Slurry Around Piles in Permafrost

by R.F. Scott,


Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 4, Pg. 1-10


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

In Arctic construction, piles are frequently placed in drilled holes in permafrost and held in position while slurry of sand or silt and water is poured into space around them; analysis of method of predicting time that slurry will take to freeze in particular conditions; problem solved by computer.



Subject Headings: Slurries | Piles | Freezing | Permafrost | Soil analysis | Soil water | Frozen soils | Drilling

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