Some Questions on Fracture Mechanics of Ice and Ice Covers

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by R. V. Goldstein, USSR Acad of Sciences, Moscow, Russia,
N. M. Osipenko, USSR Acad of Sciences, Moscow, Russia,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Cold Regions Engineering

Abstract: Investigation of natural processes of deformation and fracture of ice covers, and processes of its interaction with icebreaker or ice-resistant structures requires as a rule considerations over a range of scales. In this paper we shall demonstrate some typical problems where the mutual influence of the scales is important.

Subject Headings: Ice | Cracking | Deformation (mechanics) | Ports and harbors | Structural control | Load and resistance factor design |

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