Accession Number : AD0661627

Title :   STRENGTH AND USES OF FRESH AND SALT WATER ICE.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H

Personal Author(s) : Hansen,Ralph ; Linell,Kenneth

Report Date : JAN 1949

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : The report is an analysis of the structural usefulness of fresh and salt water ice in the Arctic. The uses of both sea ice and fresh water ice as an aid to transportation are given. Ranges of ice strength and tests results are given in tables. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ICE, ARCTIC REGIONS), (*MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, ICE), STRESSES, CRYSTAL STRUCTURE, TEMPERATURE, CRACKS, THICKNESS, LOADS(FORCES), COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, FLEXURAL STRENGTH, TABLES(DATA)

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE