Accession Number : AD0456969


Title :   EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF ICE FLOE UNDER WAVE ACTION.


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : NATIONAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE CO PASADENA CA


Report Date : Jan 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 34


Abstract : Report of experimental results on the interaction behavior of floating ice sheets with infinitely deep water gravity waves using model similitude theory. The results indicate a considerable dampening effect on the water wave by the ice sheet. A comparison of experiment results with a mathematical model developed for ice floe behavior indicate a fairly good qualitative agreement but the reaction of the experiment model was below that predicted by the mathematical model. (Author)


Descriptors :   *ICE , WATER WAVES , SIMULATION , MATHEMATICAL MODELS , THERMAL STRESSES , POLYETHYLENE PLASTICS , BRITTLENESS , MODEL TESTS , TRANSDUCERS , GRAVITY


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE