Numerical modelling of ship/ice interaction

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TypeArticle
ConferenceOffshore and Arctic Operations Symposium, Houston, Tex., 1995
Subjectship/ice interaction; level ice; parametric study; finite-element method
AbstractA parametric study using finite element method is carried out to investigate the ship/ice interaction for ice thickness up to 80cm and ship velocity up to 4 m/sec. In the dynamic analysis the mechanism of load transfer during the ship/ice impact is treated as a contact process taking account of the area of contact. The ice failure is specified by the Tsai-Wu criterion. The effects of frame angle and impact velocity of the ship, and thickness of the ice sheet on the failure loads are critically investigated.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierIR-1989-02
NRC number5248
NPARC number8895289
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