CHARACTERISTICS OF ICE IN WHITEFISH BAY AND ST. MARY'S RIVER DURING JANUARY

This report presents data on the full-scale trials of the U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker Katmai Bay, which was tested in plate ice that varied in thickness from 10 to 33 in. ... and had a snow cover of 1 to 6 in. ... The coefficient of friction between the ice/snow and steel plate (coated and uncoated) varied from a low of 0.02 in the dynamic case of ice on the Inerta 160 coating to 0.47 for the static case of snow on a rusty steel plate. (Author)

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  • Pagination: 27 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00329806
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Arctic Science and Technology Information System
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 15 1981 12:00AM