Model Test Investigation of Level Ice and Multi-Year Ridge Forces on Model 440. Volumes 1 and 2.

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Report
Subjectmodel tests; downward breaking cone; multi-year ridges
AbstractReport describes model tests of a downward breaking cone with an instrumented base in level ice and multi-year ridges. The techniques for building ridges and the subsequent mechanical properties testing are presented. Mechanical properties of the ridges include flexural rigidity, neutral axis and flexural strength. Ridge force times series plots are presented for various ridge failure scenarios. Ice clearing loads were found to be significant in shallow water. Volume 2 contains: Time Series Plots of Selected Events
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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 number5354
NPARC number8895857
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Record created2009-04-22
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