Accession Number : AD0710193

Title :   ANALYSIS OF EXPLOSIVE ICEBREAKER.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INST SAN ANTONIO TEX

Personal Author(s) : Wood,C. D.

Report Date : JUL 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : The feasibility of an explosive icebreaking and water flush ice removal technique is analyzed. Both calculation and model test results indicate a high degree of feasibility for these concepts. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ICEBREAKERS, UNDERWATER EXPLOSIONS), (*ICE, FRACTURE(MECHANICS)), COMPRESSED AIR, PRESSURE VESSELS, EXPLOSIVE GASES, UNDERWATER EXPLOSIONS, ROTARY VALVES, DESIGN, COSTS, FEASIBILITY STUDIES

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE