BREAKING ICE WITH A JET OF GAS

Thermodynamic methods are currently being applied successfully in industry for breaking rocks. These same methods have been examined for breaking ice. However, for large scale operations the use of a gas jet does not appear promising because of the large amount of energy required to melt ice. (Author)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Draft trans. of Arkticheskii i Antarkticheskii Nauchno-Issledovatelskii Institut. Trudy (USSR) v300 p153-167 1971.
  • Corporate Authors:

    U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

    72 Lyme Road
    Hanover, NH  USA  03755-1290
  • Authors:
    • Yakovelev, G N
  • Publication Date: 1971

Media Info

  • Pagination: 19 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00051734
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 25 1974 12:00AM