JRPA #6 propeller/ice interaction development of model test program

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleContractor Report
Subjectpropeller ice interaction; model tests; contact and non-contact forces
AbstractThe development of a model test program in support of the JRPA 6 study to determine contact and non-contact propeller-ice interaction forces on open and ducted propellers is described. The model test program was developed following analysis of underwater video records of propeller-ice interactions and an extensive database of propeller-ice interaction parameter combinations for world icebreakers.
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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-1992-08
NRC number5958
NPARC number8895188
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Record identifierbf5bb1ba-f880-471b-9d21-612fdc6de47a
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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