A study into the effect of buoyancy on ice/hull interaction

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleContractor Report
Subjectmodel ice; ice density; ice; hull interaction
AbstractThis report describes an experiment program to study the effect of buoyancy on ice/hull interaction. Experiments were conducted in the Ocean Engineering Centre at B.C. Research using synthetic ice blocks of four specific gravities. Video and still photographs were used to document the trajectory of the blocks after they had been released under the bow of a typical icebreaker.
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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
IdentifierCR-1989-10
NRC number5147
NPARC number8895472
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Record identifier7b805b73-0f8d-4a9a-9ce6-281a8d0cab52
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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