Physical model tests for ship manoeuvring in ice

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Conference25th American Towing Tank Conference, 24-25 September 1998, Iowa City, IA
Subjectmanoeuvring in ice; physical testing; PMM; data analysis
AbstractOre carriers navigating through ice filled channels and icebreakers escorting cargo ships are two examples of ships which must manoeuvre in ice. Information about the manoeuvring ability of such ships is required for ship design, for voyage planning, and for personnel training. With numerical simulation the eventual goal, physical model tests are an essential step in determining ship manoeuvring equations and parameters.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Marine Dynamics
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number5447
NPARC number8895588
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