Ground freezing and frost heaving

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. CBD-26
Physical description5 p.
Subjectfrost heaving; frost penetration; foundation walls; footings; driveways; Basements and foundations
AbstractThis Digest contains a brief description of the physical processes involved in ground freezing and frost heaving and some suggestions on ways to prevent or diminish frost damage to various structures.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Congélation du sol et soulèvements dus augel
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRC-IRC-1242
NPARC number20326694
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Record identifier15f6f5eb-a070-4327-aec4-71472a903119
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-04-27
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