Accession Number : ADA018631

Title :   Development of Icebreakers and Icebreaking Methods; Library Search of Russian and European Literature,

Corporate Author : DUKE UNIV DURHAM N C DEPT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Dvorak,George J.

Report Date : OCT 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 166

Abstract : A library search was made for literature in the field of icebreakers and icebreaking. The purpose of this search was to collect, review, and report on the Russian and German literature published within the last five years pertinent to the main subject. Special attention was given to ice resistance to ship passage, new icebreaking methods, design of propulsion systems for icecutters, determination of optimum operation periods for icebreaker escorts, and research and development reviews and surveys. This report describes the main features of the work, its scope, sources, and results. References are listed in numerical order within five subject categories.

Descriptors :   *Icebreakers, Sea ice, Reviews, Literature surveys, Methodology, Technology, Marine engineering, Navigation, Bibliographies, Abstracts, USSR, Germany(East and West), Friction, Cutting, Velocity

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE