Cold regions practice and research in Canada

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ConferenceProceedings of the International Conference on Engineering and Development in Northern Regions: 31 January 1983, Sapporo, Japan
Pages5991; # of pages: 33
SubjectPermafrost; Soils; construction technology; winter; snow loads; canadian capability for construction in winter; permafrost regions; design for frost action; energy efficient buildings; winter roads and ice platforms; snow drifting control; design for snow loads; avalanche defense systems; engineering in cold regions; Sol; technologie de la construction; hiver; charge de neige
AbstractThis paper presents information on current Canadian practice and capability for construction in winter and in permafrost regions, designing for frost action, construction of energy efficient buildings, building winter roads and ice platforms, controlling snow drifting, designing for snow loads and for specifying avalanche defense systems. Some current research needs are identified and consideration is given to interational cooperation in research on cold regions problems.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
NRC number24500
NPARC number20378958
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