Deformation behaviour of ice-like materials in engineering applications

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ConferenceProceedings, International Symposium on the Mechanical Behaviour of Structured Media: 18 May 1981, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Pages419430; # of pages: 12
Subjectcreep; ice; loads; physical process; analytic functions; glace (gel); charge (mecanique); procede physique; fonction analytique
AbstractThis article describes how a creep equation can be applied to predict the deformation behaviour of polycrystalline materials at high homologous temperatures, subjected to variable loading conditions common to engineering applications. The theoretical prediction has been successfully tested with experimental observations made on ice. The paper also discusses the successful application of the proposed analytical expression to describe the experimentally observed dynamic response of polycrystalline ice. An explanation of the physical processes that take place during the deformation of multigrained materials at high temperatures is presented.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number19674
NPARC number20331247
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