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Title: Concrete Foundations on Permafrost
Author(s): Alfred R. Mangus
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 40-42
Keywords: cold-weather construction; concrete slabs; ducts; foundations; permafrost; reinforced concrete; structural design; tanks (containers); ventilation; warehouses; Construction
Abstract:Successful permafrost foundations built at Thule, Greenland, from 1951 through 1953 are described. The types discussed include the concrete pan system and the air ventilating system with ducts.
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