Model-scale/full-scale correlation of OCRE's model test results in supporting the CCGS Polar Icebreaker model test data evaluation

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Report
Physical description15 p.
SubjectModel Test; Sea Trial; Correlation; Polar Icebreaker
AbstractThis document gives a summary of the model-scale/full-scale correlation performed on model test data generated at the National Research Council Ocean, Coastal, and River Engineering (NRC-OCRE) test facility in St. John’s in support of the evaluation of the fullscale prediction from the NRC-OCRE’s CCGS Polar Icebreaker model test result. This correlation includes ship performance predictions, i.e., resistance, propulsion and manoeuvring. The review has shown a good agreement between NRC-OCRE model test predictions and full-scale measurements. Sensitivity analysis of flexural strength on both ice resistance and ship power shows an increase of only 9.7 and 13.7 % of ice resistance and ship power, respectively, even with a 35 % strength increase.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationOcean, Coastal and River Engineering; National Research Council Canada
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NPARC number21263085
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Record created2013-03-15
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