Accession Number : ADA297980

Title :   Estimating Ice Accumulation on Surface Structures.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS CENTER SCOTT AFB IL

Personal Author(s) : Schaub, William R., Jr

PDF Url : ADA297980

Report Date : JUN 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : This document proposes several methods for estimating ice accretion on surface structures based on estimates of several atmospheric variables. Also provides information on types of structural icing, ice accretion theory, and ice accretion computer modes. (MM)

Descriptors :   *ICE FORMATION, *WIND VELOCITY, *ICE FORECASTING, *ICE FORMATION INDICATORS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, CLOUDS, DENSITY, THICKNESS, LOADS(FORCES), ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, FREEZING, STRUCTURAL RESPONSE, ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATION, CLIMATOLOGY, GUST LOADS, GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION.

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE