Evaluation of the potential of lightweight aggregate for use as thermal insulation in road embankments

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ConferenceThird International Symposium on Cold Region Development : Extended Abstracts : ICSORD '91: 16 June 1991, Edmonton, Alta., Canada
SubjectPavements; Thermal Insulation; Roads; Isolation thermique
AbstractObservations of the thermal properties and phase composition of a coarse, expanded-clay, lightweight aggregate for both laboratory and field studies are reported. Results from one- dimensional finite computer simulations performed on model embankments of different stratigraphic configurations comprising lightweight aggregate at different degrees of saturation are also reported.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number34089
NPARC number20331073
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