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PREDICTION OF ICEBREAKER CAPABILITY

This analysis deals with the prediction of dynamically developed force at the bow of an icebreaker during encounter with virtually unyielding ice, prediction of downward force existing during uninterrupted progress and prediction of extraction difficulty. A list of changes in parameters which significantly increase maximum icebreaker capability is given. The recommended bow profile for a polar icebreaker is shown.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Benn Brothers Marine Publications Limited

    Lyon Tower, 125 High Street, Colliers Wood
    London SW19 2JN,   England 
  • Authors:
    • White, R M
  • Publication Date: 1969-10

Media Info

Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Bows; Icebreakers
  • Subject Areas: Design; Marine Transportation;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00005466
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1972 12:00AM