Stresses in first-year ice pressure ridges

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ConferenceProceedings of the Third International Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering Symposium: 12 February 1984, New Orleans
Pages17377; # of pages: 97
Subjectice loads; ice; stresses; shorelines; first year sea ice; mohr-coulomb material model; passive stress distribution; horizontal forces
AbstractFirst-year sea ice pressure ridges are modelled as two- dimensional wedges of a Mohr-Coulomb material and the passive stress distribution is obtained using a similarity solution and approximate polynomial forms of the dependent variable. Analysis gives the horizontal forces in ice covers associated with formation of floating pressure ridges and some cases of rubble pile-up against shores.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number23329
NPARC number20378514
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