SOME CONSIDERATIONS IN THE DESIGN OF POLAR ICEBREAKERS

In this paper, an attempt is made to highlight the primary considerations fundamental to the design of modern polar icebreakers, i.e. the operating theater of the icebreaker and the expected season of effectiveness within that theater. The specific aspects of the design covered, are: the factors affecting power determination; hull construction; and propulsion machinery.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at New York Metropolitan Section of SNAME, Feb 1971
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  USA  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • German, J G
    • Collins, C F
    • Webster, A R
  • Publication Date: 1971-2

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 65 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00019553
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 25 1971 12:00AM