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Title: Frost investigation, 1944-1945 : report on Traux Field, Madison, Wisconsin
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. United States Engineer Office, Milwaukee.
Keywords: Traux Field, Wisconsin
Pavement bases
Soil mechanics
Frost action
Frost heave
Frost heaving
Publisher: Arctic Construction and Frost Effects Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical report (Arctic Construction and Frost Effects Laboratory (U.S.)) ; no. 6
Description: Technical report
Purpose: The broad purposes of the frost investigation program as set forth in the Chief of Engineers letter of 7 July 1944 are to develop the following (1) Criteria for designing airfield pavements in areas subject to frost action in theatres of operation, (2) Criteria for designing airfield pavements in areas subject to frost action in the United States. The purpose of this report is to present the complete results of the investigation performed by the Milwaukee District at Truax Field. Information and data contained in the 1st and 2nd Interim Reports dated 27 November 1944 and 19 March 1945, respectively, is included and incorporated in this report. The general scope of the investigation included field tests to determine the development of frost in. the soil and changes in soil and pavement conditions as a result of the frost; laboratory tests on pavement, base and subgrade materials; and traffic tests during the frost melting period.
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