Effect of friction on icebreaker model tests at the Institute for Marine Dynamics

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Conference4th Polartech, Montreal, Quebec, 1992
Subjectfriction; roughness; model; ice
AbstractModel hull/model ice friction was investigated through experimental friction tests on nineteen specially prepared sample boards. An increase in the addition of the paint additive Magnesium Silicate was found to increase the ice friction coefficient from about 0.01 for no additive, to about 0.2 for the maximum additive.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number5850
NPARC number8895326
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