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Frozen in time [electronic resource] : permafrost and engineering problems / by Siemon Wm. Muller ; edited by Hugh M. French, Frederick E. Nelson ; sponsored by Technical Committee on Cold Regions Engineering.

Author/Creator:
Muller, Siemon W. (Siemon William), 1900-1970.
Publication:
Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (321 p.)
Subjects:
Building -- Cold weather conditions.
Civil engineering -- Cold weather conditions.
Frozen ground.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""Table of Contents""; ""List of Figures""; ""List of Tables""; ""PART 1: INTRODUCTION""; ""Definition of Permafrost""; ""History of Investigation""; ""Terminology""; ""PART 2: PERMAFROST SCIENCE""; ""Origin of Permafrost""; ""Geography of Permafrost""; ""Vertical Extent and Temperature of Permafrost""; ""Ground Ice""; ""Permafrost Landscapes""; ""Vegetation""; ""Physical Properties of Frozen Ground""; ""PART 3: PERMAFROST AND ENGINEERING PROBLEMS""; ""Logistics""; ""Investigation of Permafrost for Engineering Problems""; ""Excavation of Frozen Ground""; ""Drilling Methods in Frozen Ground""
""Roads and Railroads""""Runways""; ""Bridges""; ""Dams and Reservoirs""; ""Mining""; ""Buildings""; ""Water Supply""; ""Utilities and Sanitation""; ""Materials""; ""Miscellaneous Engineering Problems""; ""REFERENCES""; ""APPENDIX 1. Select Bibliography""; ""APPENDIX 2. Glossary of Permafrost Terms""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Z""; ""APPENDIX 3. Key to Glossary sources""; ""A""; ""B""; ""D""; ""E""; ""G""; ""H""; ""J""; ""L""; ""M""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""
""W""""Z""; ""INDEX""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Z""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
American Society of Civil Engineers. Technical Committee on Cold Regions Engineering.
French, Hugh M.
Nelson, Frederick E.
ISBN:
0-7844-7244-0
OCLC:
708569176
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