Accession Number : ADA308767

Title :   Model Ice Properties,

Corporate Author : COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER NH

Personal Author(s) : Zufelt, Jon E. ; Ettema, Robert

PDF Url : ADA308767

Report Date : FEB 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : Physical modeling is often used to study complex ice processes when analytical formulations or numerical simulations fall short. Judicious choice and use of materials to model the ice in scaled experiments requires knowledge of the properties of the material as well as an understanding of the dominant forces governing the process to be modeled. This report describes general similitude requirements for various modeling situations and the properties of several previous and currently used model ice materials.

Descriptors :   *ICE FORMATION, THICKNESS, WATER FLOW, SCALE MODELS, ICE MECHANICS, STRENGTH(MECHANICS), FRESH WATER, DRIFT, TRANSPORT, HYDRAULIC MODELS, SEA ICE, ICE BREAKUP.

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE