Timber Piles in Permafrost at Alaskan Radar Stationby W.C. Jensen,
Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 1, Pg. 15-28
Document Type: Journal Paper
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Timber piles provide stable foundation in permafrost for large US Air Force composite type building at Kotzebue, Alaska; pile load-deflection tests and soil temperature investigations performed during and after construction contributed data on point bearing support, pile deflections, slurry-pile adfreeze strengths, subgrade thermal changes and slurry freeze-back time.
Subject Headings: Wood piles | Permafrost | Wood | Radar | Pile tests | Soil strength | Displacement (mechanics) | Foundation construction | North America | United States | Alaska
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