Frost heave in freezing soils: a quasi-static model for ice lens growth

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Ji, Yukun.; Zhou, Guoqing.; Zhou, Yang.; Vandeginste, Veerle.;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Subject: Nucleation | Phase change | Quasi-static process | Water activity | Kozeny-Carman equation
    arxiv: Physics::Geophysics | Physics::Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics

Frost heave can have a very destructive impact on infrastructure in permafrost regions. The complexity of nanoscale ice-mineral interactions and their relation to the macroscale frost heave phenomenon make ice lens growth modeling an interesting but challenging task. Ta... View more
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