Comparative study of ice strength data

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ConferenceProceedings, IAHR International Symposium on Ice: 27 July 1981, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
Volume2
Pages581595; # of pages: 15
Subjectice; uniaxial compression; elastic limit loads; experimental methods; polycrystalline ice strength; test systems influence on results; compression uniaxiale; charge critique; technique experimentale
AbstractA review of strain rate sensitivity of uniaxial compressive yield strength of polycrystalline ice indicates that the results obtained by different investigators reflect the stiffness of the corresponding test systems. It is shown that the softer the system the softer is the effective response of the material. Using the concept of failure modulus, it is shown that brittle-like splitting failures do not indicate pure elastic loading conditions, and that apparent ductile-to-brittle transition depends on the response of the test system. Thus, much of the scatter in available results for the same type of ice is attributable to differences in the response of the different test systems.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
IdentifierDBR-P-1043
NRC number20380
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NPARC number20375834
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