Dynamic Properties of Soft Clay Under Freezing-Thawing Cycle

  • Chen-Yu Hou
  • Zhen-Dong CuiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)


The problems of land subsidence and deformation caused by freezing-thawing are a major problem in the construction of subway tunnels, and researchers are now focusing on them. This article summarized the research results on the dynamic characteristics of soft clay under freezing-thawing cycles, and analyzed the influencing factors to provide a reference for predicting the settlement of subway tunnels after construction by the freezing method.


Soft clay Freezing and thawing cycle Dynamic characteristics Axial strain Pore water pressure 



This work was funded by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (2018ZZCX04).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.China State Key Laboratory for Geomechanics and Deep Underground Engineering, School of Mechanics and Civil EngineeringChina University of Ming and TechnologyXuzhouPeople’s Republic of China

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