Accession Number : AD0775988

Title :   Evaluation of Mechanical Ice Cutter Concept for Use in Domestic Icebreaking Service.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Sep 73-Jan 74,

Corporate Author : ARCTEC INC COLUMBIA MD

Personal Author(s) : Lecourt,E. J. ; Voelker,R. P.

Report Date : JAN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 184

Abstract : The report analyzes requirements for Coast Guard support in various domestic waterways and applies the mechanical ice cutter (MIC) Concept to meet these requirements. Use of the MIC on the Mississippi River to support winter commerce is treated in exhaustive detail and to a greater extent than other areas. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Icebreakers, *Ice, *Deicing systems, Rivers, Boats, Cutters, Channels(Waterways), Lakes, Mechanical components

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE