Pile Construction in Permafrost

by J.A. Pihlainen,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 6, Pg. 75-96

Document Type: Journal Paper


Construction problems in permafrost areas, notably Canada; design considerations for piles in permafrost; preservation of permafrost and tangential adfreezing strength; types of piles used, site preparation, drilling or steam jetting pile locations, pile placing and refreezing of piles are described. (18 refs.)

Subject Headings: Piles | Construction management | Permafrost | Construction sites | Drilling | Canada

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