Ground Freezing 1980

1st Edition

Selected Papers from the Second International Symposium on Ground Freezing, Trondheim, Norway, 24-26 June 1980


  • P.E. Frivik
  • N. Janbu
  • R. Saetersdal
  • L.I. Finborud
  • Description

    These papers cover mechanical properties and processes; thermal properties, processes and design; frost action in soils; and design and case histories.

    Table of Contents


    Session A: Mechanical Properties and Processes

    Chairman's Report

    State-of-the-Art Report. Ground Freezing: Mechanical Properties, Processes and Design

    Proposed Method for Reference Tests on Frozen Soil

    Strain Rate, Temperature, and Sample Size Effects on Compression and Tensile Properties of Frozen Sand

    Mechanical Properties of Frozen Coarse-Grained Soils

    Strength of Frozen Soils as a Function of Ice Content and Dry Unit Weight

    Laboratory Determination of Strength Properties of Frozen Salt Marine Clay

    Uniaxial Creep Tests on a Morainic Material from Switzerland

    Deformation Properties of Frozen Soils

    Overconsolidation Effects of Ground Freezing

    Session B: Thermal Properties, Processes and Design

    Chairman's Report

    State-of-the-Art Report. Ground Freezing: Thermal Properties, Modelling of Processes and Thermal Design

    Unfrozen Water Contents of Submarine Permafrost Determined by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

    The Influence of Cyclic Freezing—Thawing on Heat and Mass Transfer Characteristics of the Clay Soil

    Heat and Mass Flow Associated with a Freezing Front

    The Engineering-Physical Basis of Temperature Regime Regulation of Ground Massifs in Northern Construction

    Optimization of the Freeze Pipe Arrangement and the Necessary Refrigeration Plant Capacity by a FEM Computer Program

    Thermal Design of Artificial Soil Freezing Systems

    Brine Substitute Liquids for Soil Freezing at Very Low Temperatures

    Session C: Frost Action in Soils

    Chairman's Report

    State-of-the-Art Report. Frost Action in Soils

    Irreversible Thermodynamic Treatment of Frost Heave

    Location of Segregated Ice in Frost-Susceptible Soil

    Upper Limit


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