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Construction in Cold Regions. A Guide for Planners, Engineers, Contractors, and Managers. Edition No. 1. Wiley Series of Practical Construction Guides

  • ID: 2210420
  • Book
  • November 1991
  • 640 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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.
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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.
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Terry T. McFadden University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK.

F. Lawrence Bennett University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK.
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