Accession Number : ADA019028

Title :   Ice Engineering: Elastic Property Studies on Compressive and Flexural Sea Ice Specimens

Descriptive Note : Technical note Sep 1973-Oct 1974

Corporate Author : CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB (NAVY) PORT HUENEME CA

Personal Author(s) : Vaudrey, K D

PDF Url : ADA019028

Report Date : Dec 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : A description of the elastic property studies on sea ice is presented along with a summary of the results of the experimental effort. Both laboratory and field tests were performed on compressive and flexural sea ice specimens to determine the following elastic material properties: compressive strength, flexural strength, and modulus of elasticity. Tests were conducted at four different ice temperatures, with the compression specimens also including two crystal orientations. The possible compressive failure modes and their causes are also discussed.

Descriptors :   *COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, *ELASTIC PROPERTIES, *FLEXURAL PROPERTIES, *SEA ICE, CRYSTALS, FIELD TESTS, FRACTURE(MECHANICS), LABORATORY TESTS, LOW TEMPERATURE, MODULUS OF ELASTICITY, SAMPLERS, SHEAR STRENGTH, STRENGTH(MECHANICS)

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE