The frost heave amount and frost-heaving ratio are the main parameters to measure the frost heave properties of soil.
where [eta] is the frost-heaving ratio, [DELTA]h is the frost heave amount at the end of the freeze (mm), and [H.sub.f] is the frozen depth (cm) (Test Methods of Soils for Highway Engineering).
According to Test Methods of Soils for Highway Engineering JTG E40-2007 , the traditional frost heave experiment apparatus consists of a soil sample box, a pressure system, a water replenishing system, a displacement monitoring system, a temperature control system, and a calorstat.
Moreover, the steps of heave measurement are shown.
In addition, the period of earth oscillation and the period of Foucault oscillation are greater than the period of the heave motion, so this paper mainly considers the effects of Schuler oscillation for heave motion measurement.
The existence of Schuler oscillation makes heave information divergent.
Such soil is referred to as "frost heave susceptible." Two common criteria for susceptibility are more than 10% of soil particles being finer than 0.075 mm or more than 3% of particles being finer than 0.020 mm.
Visible vertical displacement of the ground surface or effects on pavement would be consistent with the occurrence of frost heave.
The primary structural integrity effect to pipeline systems as a result of frost heave is excessive longitudinal or bending stress due to the displacement strain imposed by the earth movement.
Unfortunately, upward frost heave can be a concern if the ground freezes against the foundation.
With many rubble foundations, we dodge the adfreezing bullet and lateral frost heave forces because the rubble foundation wall is a pretty good drainage medium (Figure 9).
Soils that contain coarse particles of gravel and sand drain well and won't usually heave, because they don't collect and hold enough water to form frost lenses.
Even frost-susceptible soil usually won't heave if you provide good drainage (assuming the water table is far enough underground).
Since the calculations indicate that frost heave
produces more thrust when it occurs in coarser substances, Hallet suggests using finer-grained concrete to build heave-resistant foundations.
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