Tests on snow beams
U.S. Army Snow, Ice, and Permafrost Research Establishment. Frozen Ground Applied Research Branch.
Special ReportSummary: This report is concerned with flexural tests on beams of compacted snow conducted at the Snow, Ice and Permafrost Research Establishment. These tests were made in conjunction with the Engineer Research and Development Laboratories' program to evaluate, on a rational basis, the load-carrying capacity of compacted snow sections. The tests were conducted during the period February - July 1953.
U.S. Army Snow, Ice, and Permafrost Research Establishment.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Snow; Snow beams; Snow compaction; Flexural strength; Snow construction; Tests; Snow strength
Special report (U.S. Army Snow
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