Accession Number : AD0748397

Title :   Strength of Ice and Ice Cover (Nature Research on the Rivers of Siberia),

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

Personal Author(s) : Butyagin,I. P.

Report Date : AUG 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 132

Abstract : ;Contents: Development and present-day state of research on the strength of river ice; Thickness of the ice cover and it variation during the period of hard freeze; Structure of the ice cover and its variation before breaking up; Experimental determination of strength limits of the ice cover; The influence of external factors and of the structure of the ice cover on its strength; Basic conclusions and recommendations.

Descriptors :   (*ICE, MECHANICAL PROPERTIES), THICKNESS, DAMS, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, FLEXURAL STRENGTH, FREEZING, TEMPERATURE, DEFLECTION, TEST METHODS, USSR

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE