Basic Construction Principles in Higher Latitudes

by Shu-t'ien Li, (F.ASCE), Chmn. and Pres.; Li Inst. of Sci and Tech., Rapid City, SD,


Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1974, Vol. 100, Issue 1, Pg. 33-38


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

The paper stresses an interdisciplinary approach, highlights the necessary background knowledge, expounds basic principles in the selection of construction materials, appraisal of loads, forces, and deformations, seasonal and on-site construction management, prefabrication for rapid on-site erection, subsurface tunnel and chamber construction, and closes with overall concluding remarks specifically directed to cold region, subarctic, arctic, and antarctic engineering construction.



Subject Headings: Cold region construction | Construction materials | Load factors | Deformation (mechanics) | Seasonal variations | Construction management | Prefabrication | Arctic

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