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Title: A straight-wall cut-and-cover snow trench
Authors: Tobiasson, Wayne.
Rissling, Donald L.
Keywords: Excavation
Construction
Cold weather conditions
Snow
Snow trenches
Undersnow construction
Underground construction
Undersnow facilities
Foundations
Foundation construction
Snow mechanics
Snow physics
Testing
Test equipment
Camp Century, Greenland
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical report (Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)) ; 151.
Description: Technical Report
Summary: During the summer of 1962, a straight-wall cut-and-cover snow trench was constructed at Camp Century, Greenland, to house tests performed by USA CRREL Project 33, Feasibility Study of Pile Foundations in Snow. In this report, the parameters used to design the trench and the equipment and methods used in the construction are presented and evaluated. Time-motion studies covering all phases of construction are included as a guide for the planning and evaluation of similar construction. Performance is discussed and documented by instrumentation installed in the trench.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11681/5590
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