ICE AS A STRUCTURAL MATERIAL IN ARCTIC TRANSPORTATION

It is suggested that ice be frozen inside the double hull of an icebreaker-oil tanker in order to further strengthen and protect the hull while moving through ice-bound Arctic waters. Model tests were conducted to determine the strength increase (if any) achieved by freezing water within a double shell. Test results show a dramatic increase in model strength with the addition of an ice core. Observations are made on the significance of these results.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • ASME Paper prepared for Meeting 16-20 September 1973.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Three Park Avenue
    New York, NY  USA  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Vetter, M F
  • Publication Date: 0

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 8 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00051069
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: #73-Pet-36 Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 28 1974 12:00AM