Accession Number : ADA191067

Title :   Working Group on Ice Forces; State-of-the-Art Report (3rd),

Corporate Author : COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER NH

Personal Author(s) : Sanderson, T J

PDF Url : ADA191067

Report Date : Sep 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 241

Abstract : Topics include: The role of fracture in limiting ice forces; Ice forces on multi-legged structures; Flexural and buckling failure of floating ice sheets against structures; A pressure area curve for ice; Ice scour surveys, statistics and forces; Numerical and finite element techniques in calculation of ice-structure interaction; Field techniques for ice force measurements; Iceberg impact forces. Keywords: Force(Mechanical); Sea ice; Underwater structures; Waterfront structures.

Descriptors :   *SEA ICE, BUCKLING, COMPUTATIONS, FAILURE, FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS, FLEXURAL PROPERTIES, FLOATING BODIES, FORCE(MECHANICS), FRACTURE(MECHANICS), GRAPHS, ICE, INTERACTIONS, LIMITATIONS, LOADS(FORCES), MEASUREMENT, NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES, PRESSURE, STRUCTURES, UNDERWATER STRUCTURES, WATERFRONT STRUCTURES, ICEBERGS, OFFSHORE STRUCTURES, SYMPOSIA

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE