Fractal Crushing

by A. C. Palmer, Andrew Palmer and Associates Ltd, London, United Kingdom,
T. J. O. Sanderson, Andrew Palmer and Associates Ltd, London, United Kingdom,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Cold Regions Engineering

Abstract: This paper develops an approach to a two-dimensional fragmentation process, in which floating ice floes are driven against each other and break up into smaller floes. It first considers the floe size statistics recently published by Lensu, and goes on to develop a theoretical model.

Subject Headings: Ice | Fractals | Two-dimensional analysis | Two-dimensional models | Statistics | Material mechanics

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