Numerical modeling of pack ice interaction with a ship by using the distinct element method

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleLaboratory Memorandum
Subjectpack ice; ship-ice interaction; simulation
AbstractThe distinct element method is adapted in this study as a numerical tool to provide a simulation of pack ice interaction with ships and icebreakers. Several special enhancements are implemented to a software package, which is used to deal with the environmental driving forces and automatic input data generation of pack ice field.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Marine Dynamics
PlaceSt. John's, NL
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number5470
NPARC number8896030
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Record identifier3d51a533-5f3e-4ea9-a6e3-1cad1662811e
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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