Accession Number:

AD0768829

Title:

Cutting Sea Ice by Directed Blasting (Opyt Razrusheniya Morskogo lda Napravlennym Vzryovom),

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

The use of directed blasting can prove a very effective means in solving a number of practical problems the creation in the pripay fast shore ice of ice-free channels for the passage of ships with a weak hull, for laying pipes or cable from the ice surface, and so forth. Placing the charges according to a prescribed system and exploding them through brief time intervals in a fixed sequence can assure the directed removal of ice along the given direction. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost
  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE