Ship Maneuvering in Ice with the Planar Motion Mechanism R-Class Testing

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleLaboratory Memorandum
Subjectmaneuvering, conditions
AbstractThe tests performed in July 1998 with IMD Model 491 (R-Class Icebreakers) simulated maneuvering patterns in various ice conditions. Researchers at IMD are working toward a better understanding of the effects of different ice conditions on ship motions. These maneuvering tests were performed with the Planar Motion Mechanism (PMM) at IMD in order to obtain further information on ship-ice interactions in a variety of conditions.
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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 number5607
NPARC number8895311
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Record identifierbff421d8-3d6e-4139-af3d-e0188e6d7018
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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