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ENGINEERING RESEARCH IN SUPPORT OF DEVELOPMENT OF ARCTIC SEA TRANSPORTATION

The research which the Coast Guard has undertaken to develop and refine techniques for the design of marine surface vehicles for operation in ice covered waters is described. In the area of resistance and powering predictions, the topics discussed are--modes of motion in ice, mechanics of icebreaking, ramming experiments and analysis, and model tests. In the area of propulsion system design, the topics discussed are--propeller ice interactions, propulsion system dynamics, controllable pitch propellers, and triple screw installations.

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    Marine Technology Society

    5565 Sterrett Place, Suite 108
    Columbia, MD  United States  21044
  • Authors:
    • Edwards Jr, R Y
  • Publication Date: 1970-9

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  • Accession Number: 00016651
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 20 1971 12:00AM