The effect of surface friction on ship model resistance in level ice

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTest Report
SubjectResistance; friction; surface roughness
AbstractThis report describes a series of model tests and laboratory experiments carried out in the ice tank at IMD, between September 1986 and February 1987, for Melville Shipping Limited, and sponsored by the Transportation Development Centre. The purpose of the tests was to study the effect of friction between the ship model and the ice on the resistance measurements in level ice. The model test results show the effect of surface finish, characterized by friction coefficient or surface roughness, on resistance, within the range of parameters covered.
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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 number5436
NPARC number8896105
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Record identifierae7641b7-630e-4556-8245-78468d1539b4
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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