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Water, frost, and frost resistance of natural and artificial building stones

Open-File Report 54-33

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Abstract

The worst enemy of construction engineering and of construction material is uncontrollable water, whether it be ground-, seepage-, rainwater, water of condensation, or melting snow and ice, exerting objectionable pressure upon tracks and roads. this applies as well to structures above the ground as to bridge piers and foundations, road construction, earthwork, etc. 

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Water, frost, and frost resistance of natural and artificial building stones
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
54-33
Year Published:
1953
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
9 p.
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
N