Ice and Construction

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L. Makkonen
CRC Press, Mar 1, 2004 - Architecture - 79 pages
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This book focuses on two areas of ice technology: the use of ice as a construction material and the problems caused by ice to constructions. In connection with describing past and potential future applications of using ice in construction, a detailed discussion on the mechanical properties of ice is given. A state of the art description on ice-making methods, melt protection, methods and reinforcement of ice with the materials are covered.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Ice as a construction material
2
3 Construction on ice
26
4 Accretion of ice on structures
34
5 Abrasion of concrete structures by ice
50
6 Concluding summary and future needs
60
RILEM
61
Index
64
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