POLAR CLASS ICEBREAKERS--CONTRIBUTION TO TECHNOLOGY
The purpose of this paper is to present the status and results of various tests, experiments, and design modifications for the U.S. Coast Guard Icebreakers, Polar Star and Polar Sea. Areas discussed include: controllable pitch propeller design, performance, ice test results, and modifications; vessel vibration problems, vibration test program and proposed modifications; status of technology advancement studies related to current test programs and operational experience (hull appendages, bottom coatings, and propeller loading analysis).
- Presented at Ice Tech '81 sponsored by the Eastern Canadian Section of SNAME, 16-19 June 1981. Proceedings price to members $30.00; non-members $45.00.
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers601 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ United States 07306-2907
- Kramek, R E
- Gulick, R W
- Publication Date: 1981
- Pagination: n.p.
- TRT Terms: Coatings; Controllable pitch propellers; Fluid resistance; Hulls; Ice; Icebreakers; Icebreaking; Propellers; Ships; Vehicle design; Vibration
- Uncontrolled Terms: Hull resistance
- Old TRIS Terms: Hull appendages; Propeller ice interaction
- Subject Areas: Design; Marine Transportation; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00330884
- Record Type: Publication
- Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: May 21 1981 12:00AM