Crystallography of impacted ice

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TypeArticle
Conference10th International Symposium on Ice, 20-23 August 1990, Espoo, Finland
Subjectice impact; ice grain boundary; ice cracks
AbstractA detailed study of the crystallography of freshwater, columnar, S2, ice impacted by a free-fall spherical projectile is presented. It is shown that the 28 cm thick ice was punched out below the indentor by grain boundary sliding along the cracks, which formed throughout the ice below the indentor and which were mostly intra-crystalline in nature.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
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IdentifierLR-1990-18
NRC number5831
NPARC number8895248
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