Numerical Simulation of Pack Ice Forces on Structures: A Parametric Study

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Report; no. HYD-TR-041
Physical descriptioniii, 22
AbstractA numerical model of pack ice interaction with offshore structures is presented. The model is based on using a Particle-In-Cell (PIC) approach to advect the ice cover, and a Mohr-Coulomb plastic yield criterion to describe ice properties. The Zhang-Hibler (1997) numerical scheme is used to solve the momentum equations. A parametric study was conducted in order to determine the influence of shape of the structure, ice thickness, ice properties, and velocity on the resulting ice forces.
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AffiliationNational Research Council Canada; NRC Canadian Hydraulics Centre
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NRC numberHYD-TR-041 PERD/CHC Report 9-80
NPARC number12328448
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