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Construction in Cold Regions: A Guide for Planners, Engineers, Contractors, and Managers

Hardcover

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Construction in Cold Regions: A Guide for Planners, Engineers, Contractors, and Managers

Terry T. McFadden, F. Lawrence Bennett

ISBN: 978-0-471-52503-5 October 1991 640 Pages

Description

Written as a reference on effective engineering practice for construction activities in Arctic and Sub-Arctic regions. It is based on many sources around the world including the Soviet Union and China where people live and work in very low temperatures. Provides a broad look at overall problems found by engineers, contractors and builders, including case histories that illustrate actual projects throughout the cold regions of the world.
Case Studies.

Introduction to Cold Regions.

Preparing Equipment for Work in the Cold.

Foundation Construction.

Buildings.

Road, Airfield, and Island Embankments.

Pipelines.

Ice.

Management of Cold-Regions Construction.

History.

Epilogue.

References.

Appendix.

Index.