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.
|Publication Subtype||USGS Numbered Series|
|Title||Water, frost, and frost resistance of natural and artificial building stones|
|Series title||Open-File Report|
|Publisher||U.S. Geological Survey|
|Online Only (Y/N)||N|
|Additional Online Files (Y/N)||N|
|Google Analytic Metrics||Metrics page|