Overview of research underway at the Institute for Marine Dynamics related to the investigation of interactions between floating structures and bergy bits

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TypeArticle
Conference6th Canadian Marine Hydromechanics and Structures Conference, 23-26 May, 2001, Vancouver, BC
Subjectbergy bit; hydrodynamic interaction
AbstractThis paper provides an overview of the multi-year research program currently underway at the Institute for Marine Dynamics (IMD) to investigate issues related to interactions between floating structures and bergy bits. The overview includes a description of the dedicated experiments carried out . Example preliminary experimental results are included. Plans for full scale trials scheduled for the Summer 2001 to measure loads and pressures during impacts with bergy bits using the CCGS Terry Fox are also described.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
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IdentifierIR-2001-01
NRC number5323
NPARC number8895096
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