Ground Freezing 1980

1st Edition

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



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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