Attenuating Creep of Piles in Frozen Soils

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by V. R. Parameswaran, Natl Research Council of Canada, Div, of Building Research, Ottawa, Ont, Canada,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Foundations in Permafrost and Seasonal Frost

Abstract: Results of several long-term creep tests of piles in frozen soils are analyzed; the primary or attenuating creep is predominant in most cases. For effective design of pile foundations in permafrost areas, this aspect should be taken into consideration.

Subject Headings: Frozen soils | Creep | Pile tests | Soil tests | Soil analysis | Foundation design | Permafrost |

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