Time constant of self-propulsion tests in ice

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleLaboratory Memorandum; no. AVR-13
SubjectIcebreakers; Self-propulsion; Model tests; Ice
AbstractTime and distance constants of self-propulsion tests with the ship model in ice are analyzed, which are associated with the steady state of the running model. As the steady state seems not to be easily attainable with the free running model, an alternative method is recommended to get reliable data. An index is proposed to evaluate the reliability of the self-propulsion test and the associated resistance test.
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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
NRC number5474
NPARC number8896141
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Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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