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Author International Conference on Snow Engineering (4th :, : 2000 : Trondheim, Norway)

Title Snow engineering : recent advances and developments : proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Snow Engineering : Trondheim, Norway, 19-21 June, 2000 / edited by Erik Hjorth-Hansen ... [and others].

Published Rotterdam ; Brookfield : A.A. Balkema, [2000]


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 UniM Store Engin  551.5784 INTE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 456 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references and index.
Contents Snow loads on roofs in Europe: Research and standardization / L. Sanpaolesi 3 -- 2 Snow technology and science -- Program Haefeli--Two-dimensional numerical simulation of the creeping deformation and temperature distribution in a phase changing snowpack / P. Bartelt, M. Christen, S. Wittwer 13 -- Triaxial creep tests on snow and a new microstructure-based snow viscosity law / P. Bartelt, M. Von Moos 23 -- Detection and analysis of avalanches using wave measurements / B. Bessason, G. I. Baldvinsson, O. Thorarinsson, G. Eiriksson 33 -- Kinetic friction of polyethylen on snow, comparison between laboratory and field measurements / D. Buhl, M. Fauve, H. Rhyner 41 -- Snow pillows: Use and verification / R. V. Engeset, H. K. Sorteberg, H. C. Udnoes 45 -- Snow melting system using a conducting pavement and an aquifer penetrating bore-hole / T. Fukuhara, L. Goodrich, H. Watanabe, K. Moriyama 53 -- Investigations on mechanism of landslide in the snowy regions / T. Ito 59 -- Drifting snow in complex terrain--Comparison of measured snow distribution and simulated wind field / C. Jaedicke, T. Thiis, A. D. Sandvik, Y. Gjessing 65 -- Snowdrift pattern around a small hill in the High Arctic / C. Jaedicke, T. K. Thiis, B. Bang 75 -- Aerial photogrammetry of roof snow depths using three different aircraft / O. Joh, S. Sakurai, T. Shibata 81 -- Perspective of earthquake disaster mitigation in snow season--A case study of earthquake at Yuza Town, Yamagata prefecture, Japan / T. Kimura, K. Aoyama 89 -- Comparison of dry granulation and wet agglomeration of snow / T. Kobayashi, Y. Nohguchi, K. Izumi 93 -- Hardening of snow surface - "natural/artificial" / T. Kobayashi, Y. Endo, Y. Nohguchi 99 -- Design criteria for cylindrical masts exposed to snow creep forces / J. O. Larsen 105 -- Design criteria for avalanche supporting structures exposed to snow creep forces in maritime climate / J. O. Larsen 109 -- Combining snow drift and SNOWPACK models to estimate snow loading in avalanche slopes / M. Lehning, J. Doorschot, N. Raderschall, P. Bartelt 113 -- Characterisation of snow structure in a cross-country race ski track / S. Loset, D. A. Moldestad 123 -- Factors affecting ski base sliding friction on snow / D. A. Moldestad, S. Loset 129 -- Daily observation of snowdrifts around a model cube / S. Oikawa, T. Tomabechi 137 -- Estimation of equivalent density of snow accumulation for short period / S. Sakurai, O. Joh, T. Shibata 143 -- Snow and snowmelt models in Aomori Prefecture / M. Sasaki, T. Takeuchi 149 -- 3 Structural engineering -- Global and European standardization, ISO and CEN / K. Apeland 157 -- Statistics of ground snow loads in Italy / R. Del Corso, P. Formichi 161 -- Duration of the snow load on the ground in Italy / R. Del Corso, P. Formichi 167 -- Wind tunnel investigation of snow loads on buildings / M. Dufresne de Virel, P. Delpech, C. Sacre 171 -- New ground snow loads for a European standard / M. Granzer 179 -- Snow load serviceability design with focus on the Nordic countries / I. Holand, B.J. Leira 187 -- Estimation of snow load on a large-scale inclined roof of Tajima Dome / I. Kurahashi, A. Honda, T. Tomabechi, M. Fukihara 195 -- Application of mathematical planning to snow load for structural design / S. Kurita, H. Katukura, M. Izumi 201 -- European snow loading: Serviceability load criteria / B.J. Leira, D. Soukhov, M. Brettle 205 -- Roof design in regions of snow and cold / I. Mackinlay, R. Flood, A. Heidrich 213 -- Long term stochastic modeling for combination of snow and wind load effects / A. Naess, B.J. Leira 225 -- Code provisions for gable roof drift loads / M.J. O'Rourke 233 -- Roof loading due to rain-on-snow / M.J. O'Rourke, C. Downey 239 -- Anchor temperatures of avalanche defence snow supporting structures in frozen ground / M. Phillips, P. Bartelt, M. Christen 245 -- Probabilistic description of ground snow loads for Ukraine / S. Pichugin 251 -- European snow loads research project: Recent results / L. Sanpaolesi, R. Del Corso, P. Formichi 257 -- Snow distributions on greenhouses / G. Scarascia-Mugnozza, S. Castellano, P. Roux, J. Gratraud, P. Palier, M. Dufresne de Virel, A. Robertson 265 -- European ground snow loads map: Irregular and exceptional snow falls / P.A.C. Sims, D. Soukhov, D.M. Currie, C. Sacre 275 -- Analysis of roof load data for the European Snow Load Program 1997-1999 / U.G. Stiefel, S. Wunderle 283 -- Statistical investigation on snow load in Germany for verification of serviceability limit states / D. Soukhov 293 -- Statistical investigation on ground snow load in Germany / D. Soukhov 299 -- Proposal of chart and table to estimate roof snow accumulation on the ground after sliding down / M. Takita, M. Watanabe 305 -- Developing ground snow loads for New Hampshire / W. Tobiasson, J. Buska, A. Greatorex, J. Tirey, J. Fisher, S. Johnson 313 -- Wind effects on snow accumulation on two-level flat roofs / M. Tsuchiya, T. Hongo, T. Tomabechi, H. Ueda 323 -- 4 Housing and residential planning -- Lessons to be learned from indigenous architecture / H. Bull 331 -- Information on building in cold climates--Results from research in Northern Norway / A. Nielsen 337 -- Utility of Gangi and new design of public apartment houses in cold and snowy region in Japan / T. Noguchi, O. Itoge, T. Tsukidate 343 -- Evaluation of residential areas in harsh climates, Hammerfest, Norway / H. Norem, L. Edvardsen, S. Nistov, A.I. Oterholm 349 -- Wind tunnel modeling of roof snow accumulations and drift snow on gable roofs / T. Nozawa, J. Suzuya, Y. Uematsu 355 -- Changes in the snowdrift pattern caused by a building extension--Investigations through scale modelling and numerical simulations / T.K. Thiis, C. Jaedicke 363 -- Snowdrift pattern around two cubical obstacles with varying distance--Measurements and numerical simulations / T.K. Thiis, C. Jaedicke 369 -- Snow drift control in residential areas--Field measurements and numerical simulations / P.A. Sundsbo, B. Bang 377 -- A study on the modernization of traditional countermeasures against snow damages in snowy town of Japan / T. Tsukidate, T. Noguchi 383 -- 5 Transportation -- Evaluation of measures for snow avalanche protection of roads / E. Hammersland, H. Norem, A. Hustad 391 -- Wind effects on snow drifts around two-dimensional fence / T. Hongo, M. Tsuchiya, T. Tomabechi, H. Ueda 397 -- Forecast model of road surface temperature in snowy areas using neural network / M. Horii, T. Fukuda 403 -- Pavement snow-melting system utilizing shallow layer geothermal energy / S. Kamimura, K. Kuwabara, T. Umemura 409 -- Operation of roads exposed to drifting snow in Northern Europe / H. Norem, S. Thordarson 417 -- Optimization of engineering decisions on road protection against snow-banks with snow properties taken into account / Y. Prusenko, A. Dogadailo, I. Kiyashko 421 -- A new retrospect of snow and ice, tribology and aircraft performance / N.K. Sinha, A. Norheim 427 -- Simulation of two-dimensional wind flow and snow drifting application for roads: Part I / S. Thordarson, H. Norem 437 -- Simulation of two-dimensional wind flow and snow drifting application for roads: Part II / S. Thordarson, H. Norem 445.
Summary This volume presents the background to the recently developed European standard (CEN standard) on snow loads. Many of the papers on "structural engineering" describe results from a European snow project that was completed in 1999.
Other author Hjorth-Hansen, Erik.
Subject Engineering -- Cold weather conditions -- Congresses.
Snow -- Congresses.
Snow protection -- Congresses.
Snow removal -- Congresses.
Snow mechanics -- Congresses.
Snow loads -- Congresses.
Snow -- Industrial applications -- Congresses.
ISBN 9058091481