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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Translation, National Research Council Canada; Volume 2006
Physical description226 p.
SubjectPermafrost; Soils; textbooks; frozen soils; frost heaving
AbstractThis book is the first known general text on permafrost from China describing both the scientific and engineering aspect. Section 1, Chapter 1, is on permafrost phenomena associated with freezing, such as pingos, icings and frost heave. Section 2 is on thawing phenomena, such as thaw flow, solifluction and thaw settlement. Section 3 contains information on commonly observed types of frost damage in buildings and engineering works, including "water entering heated buildings", damage to foundations and frost boils. Section 4 is on plugging of drainage pipes and water pipes. Chapter 2 is on the distribution and the formation of frozen ground. Chapter 3 is devoted to the effects of permafrost on buildings. Chapter 4 is on the prevention and solution of frost damage to buildings.
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NRC number442
NPARC number20386584
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