Non-Dimensional Analysis of Pack Ice Loading Arising from Three Hull-Ice Friction Coefficients on a Turret-Moored Offshore Vessel

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Report
SubjectPack ice; ice loads; friction
AbstractThe project focus was to explicitly study, through experimentation and data analysis, the effect of the hull-ice friction coefficient of a vessel shaped offshore production system, on measured pack ice forces. Experiments were conducted on three different hull-ice friction coefficients, ranging from a very smooth finish, representing a new low friction coating, to a very rough finish, representing an aged and deteriorated hull coating. A Froude Number based non-dimensional methodology was used in order to predict the pack ice forces created by the pack ice loading for the various friction coefficients.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Ocean Technology
PlaceSt. John's, NL
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number6314
NPARC number8896221
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Record identifierac0bba36-1759-4db8-94e0-ea3440ba0722
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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