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Roads and Airfields Constructed on Permafrost (a.k.a. Permafrost Guide) - Chapters 4,5,7,8 and 9
Description

This synthesis provides the practicing engineer with the basic knowledge required to build roadway and airports over permafrost terrain. Topic covered include an overview of permafrost, geotechnical investigations, slope stability, impacts of climate, and adaptation strategies during the design, construction and maintenance phases. The synthesis provides a working knowledge for those working in permafrost regions such that the practicing engineer will be able to work with subject matter experts to obtain the desired project outcomes.

Chapters:

  1. Introduction
  2. Description of Permafrost
  3. Geotechnical Investigations
  4. Thermal Modeling
  5. Design Alternatives
  6. Slope Stability
  7. Drainage in Permafrost Terrain
  8. Construction
  9. Best Practices in Maintenance
  10. Climate Change

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