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 | Soil analysis | Construction methods | Piles | Permafrost | Frozen soils | Soil water

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