Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

, Volume 52, Issue 5, pp 240–246 | Cite as

Bed – Structure System Analysis for Soil Freezing and Thawing Using the Termoground Program

  • V. M. Ulitskii
  • I. I. Sakharov
  • V. N. Paramonov
  • S. A. Kudryavtsev

A description is presented for a mathematical model to determine temperature patterns in structure beds that consider phase transitions in soil moisture, as well as the stress-strain state of soil over the course of freezing and thawing. Analysis examples are considered for various permafrost occurrence conditions and temperature exposures.


Soil Freezing Front Wall Unfrozen Water Temperature Problem Thermomechanical Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. M. Ulitskii
    • 1
  • I. I. Sakharov
    • 2
  • V. N. Paramonov
    • 1
  • S. A. Kudryavtsev
    • 3
  1. 1.St. Petersburg Transport UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.St. Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil EngineeringSt. PetersburgRussia
  3. 3.Far East State Transport UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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