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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 198986, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/198986
Research Article

Experimental and Theoretical Investigations on Frost Heave in Porous Media

State Key Laboratory of Frozen Soil Engineering, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou 730000, China

Received 28 August 2014; Accepted 24 December 2014

Academic Editor: Gongnan Xie

Copyright © 2015 Feng Ming and Dong-qing Li. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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