A TECHNIQUE FOR BREAKING ICE IN THE PATH OF A SHIP
A Technique is described for breaking ice in the path of a ship. A laser is placed on the bow of the ship with apparatus to scan the ice in the path of the ship with the laser beam. The beam cuts or shatters the ice, enabling the ship to break the ice in its path.
National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationLangley Research Center
Hampton, VA United States 23681
- Saunders, A R
- HESS, R V
- Lucht, R A
- Publication Date: 1972-3-10
- Pagination: 11 p.
- Accession Number: 00037738
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Nov 10 1972 12:00AM