Library search for literature in the field of icebreaker design and construction was made. The purpose of this search was to collect, review and make documentation of Russian and German literature, published between 1956 and 1966, which was pertinent to the main subject. Special reference was given to structural design, propulsion and to materials and processes used in construction as well as to physical properties of ice, to icebreaking theory and methods and to problems related to the interaction between the icebreaker and ice. Other pertinent areas, including fracture, fatigue and corrosion resistance were also included. This report describes the main features of the work, its extent, sources and results. It contains technical information on the documentation and on copyright clearance. Bibliographical data, abstracts and key words of all references included in this search are listed in numerical order within each of ten subject categories.
Final rept. on Library Search for Russian and German Literature