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frost susceptibility of soils and road materials

David Croney

frost susceptibility of soils and road materials

by David Croney

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Published by RoadResearch Laboratory in Crowthorne .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby D. Croney and J. C. Jacobs.
SeriesReports / Road Research Laboratory -- LR90
ContributionsJacobs, J. C.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20561945M

The objective of this research was to investigate emulsion-treated base (ETB) frost susceptibility in terms of both freeze-thaw cycling and frost heave. The research performed in this study involved laboratory testing of ETB materials sampled from both the Redwood Road and South reconstruction projects in northern Utah. The effects of freeze-thaw cycling were Author: Noelle Anderson.   Assessing the frost susceptibility of coarse-fragment soils with a silty-clayey filler. O. V. Sokolova & N. B. Gorkovenko Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering vol pages 46 – 51 ()Cite this articleAuthor: O. V. Sokolova, N. B. Gorkovenko.

  On side slopes during or after a thaw there is the additional risk of slippage along separation joints which form parallel to the slopes and perpendicular to the frost penetration due to water lenses or softened regions. Investigation of the frost susceptibility of mineral liners In order to investigate the frost susceptibility of a. These laboratory test methods cover the frost heave and thaw weakening susceptibilities of soil that is tested in the laboratory by comparing the heave rate and thawed bearing ratio 2 with values in an established classification system. This test was developed to classify the frost susceptibility of soils used in pavements.

Kim, Y, Hong, SS, Park, JH, Kang, JM & Lee, J-S , A study on characteristics of frost heaving with soil samples from Terra Nova in the east Antarctic region. in Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE. vol. 4, pp. , ASME 31st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, Cited by: 1. Investigating Failure of a Road Section Due to Frost Heave Prepared By: (Osler, ). Soils susceptible to frost action are those with pores of certain sizes. Silty and sandy clays tend to be frost susceptible. Coarse soils with large pore slag and blast furnace slag is an indicator of its susceptibility to the frost heave phenomenon.


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Frost susceptibility of soils and road materials by David Croney Download PDF EPUB FB2

Secondly, the mechanism of frost action in soils and other road materials is review- ed, particularly in relation to the process of frost heave. Thirdly, the Road Research Laboratory test for frost- susceptibility under continuous freezing is described.

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Identification of Frost-Susceptible Soils. Frost-susceptible soils have been classified into four general groups.

Table provides a summary of the typical soils in each of these four groups based on the amount of fines (material passing the mm (No. ) sieve. the frost susceptibility of soils and road materials. ground temperatures measured in britain during four abnormally cold winters since are reviewed.

general conclusions are drawn relating to the depth of frost penetration and the temperature conditions to which the soil foundation and the various layers of a road pavement are subjected.

(14) developed the Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL) freezing test to assess the frost susceptibility of road materials.

In this test, a limiting heave of mm (1/2 in.) is accepted for compacted cylindrical specimens [ mm (4 in.) in diameter by mm (6 in.) high] subjected to continuousFile Size: 4MB.

The frost susceptibility of soils and road materials The frost susceptibility of soils and road materials. Published. 1 January ISBN.

Author. D Croney and J C Jacobs. General conclusions are drawn relating to the depth of frost penetration and the temperature conditions to which the soil foundati. These laboratory test methods cover the frost heave and thaw weakening susceptibilities of soil that is tested in the laboratory by comparing the heave rate and thawed bearing ratio 2 with values in an established classification system.

This test was developed to classify the frost susceptibility of soils used in pavements. It should be used for soils where frost-susceptibility. The frost heave susceptibility is determined from the heave rate during freezing.

The thaw weakening susceptibility is determined with the bearing ratio test (see Test Method D ). This is an index test for estimating the relative degree of frost-susceptibility of soils used in pavement systems.

A wide range of test soils was selected with varying degrees of frost susceptibility. The data in the summary of laboratory index properties (Table 1) suggest that the soils may be placed into three groups: few fines (less than about 15 percent smaller than mm); intermediateFile Size: 6MB.

As such these moisture sensitive problem materials can also be identified during the dry summer seasons when they are stiff.

Dielectric value and electrical conductivity can also be related to other technical properties of road materials and subgrade soils such as frost susceptibility, shear strength, plastic limit, compaction degree and voids.

Road bases made of unbound mixtures of continuously graded aggregates may be frost susceptible. Potential frost susceptibility of road materials and soils is determined by laboratory testing. Frost susceptibility is connected directly with Cited by: 5.

Frost susceptibility of different soils. The original frost heave model and the programme PCHeave have been systematically validated against various laboratory data and field measurements (Sheng,Sheng et al., a, Sheng et al., b).

The refined version can reproduce the same results in the original model, except that it is more Cited by: GEOGRAPHIC SETTING: Frost soils are in slightly depressional areas and in broad drainageways.

They formed in late Pleistocene age deposits high in silt content over mid to late Pleistocene alluvial sediments. The upper materials have the characteristics of loess mixed with silty alluvium.

The average annual temperature ranges from 65 to Potential frost susceptibility of road materials and soils is determined by laboratory testing. Frost susceptibility is connected directly with the content and quality of fines, which is why the Author: Leszek Rafalski.

to their susceptibility to the frost action phenomena. Keywords: Frost heave, Thaw weakening, Laboratory freezing test, Cold regions. 1 INTRODUCTION Freeze-thaw action occurs in the cold regions of the world. As long as soil is frost- susceptible and temperature is cold enough to freeze the soil moisture, the freeze-thaw action is likely to Size: KB.

frost susceptibility of soil--review of index tests Methods of determining the frost susceptibility of soils are identified and presented in this report.

More than one hundred criteria were found, the most common based on particle size by: Although no frost susceptibility criteria have been established in the United States, the British Road Research Laboratory has developed a test method to evaluate frost susceptibility.

(16) The test method involves subjecting a compacted mm (6 in) high specimen to freezing temperatures that simulate actual field conditions.

Table 6. Frost-area soil support indexes of subgrade. soils. Frost Group. Frost Area Soil. of Subgrade Soils. Support Index. Adequate drainage must be provided outside. F1 and S1. the road or airfield area to accommodate maximum. F2andS2. possible drainage flow from the road or airfield.

Ditches. F3 and F4. and culverts. Frost Action and Its Control. This state-of-the-art review addresses, in four separate papers, frost heave processes and their control. A review of the fundamental principles of soil freezing and thawing is presented together with an introduction to the modern literature of ice segregation and frost heaving.

Current approaches and information concerning frost heave design for Cited by: 5. Results from frost heave tests conducted on five fine-grained soils indicate that: (1) a soil removed of its colloidal organic content becomes less frost susceptible; (2) the geomorphologic history of a “regional” soil is a critical factor influencing its frost susceptibility; and (3) ξ is dependent on overall clay content and is most.

Detrimental impact of frost action on roads can be mitigated by controlling depth of frost penetration, replacing or modifying frost-susceptible soils and providing effective drainage.

Grain size-based frost-susceptibility criteria for roadway materials need to be reconciled with the requirements for stability. 3.Silty and loamy soil types, which contain fine particles, are examples of frost-susceptible soils. Many agencies classify materials as being frost susceptible if 10 percent or more constituent particles pass through a mm (No.

) sieve or 3 percent or more pass through a mm (No. ) sieve.A Continuum Approach to Modelling of Frost Heaving Frost Heave of Full-Depth Asphalt Concrete Pavements Designing for Frost Heave Conditions Survey Methods for Classifying Frost Susceptibility Frost Action and Its Control This state-of-the-art review addresses, in four separate papers, frost heave processes and their control.