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Title: Structural ice control: review of existing methods
Authors: Tuthill, Andrew M.
Keywords: Ice control
Ice prevention
Ice jams
Ice control structures
Hydraulic structures
River ice
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Special report (Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)) ; 95-18.
Description: Special Report
Abstract: This report is a comprehensive review of structural ice control methods in use worldwide today. The structures are grouped according to the purpose of the ice control. Categories are sheet ice retention, breakup ice control and ice diversion. The focus is on the recent performance of the structures. Innovative solutions that could be applied to river confluence ice problems also receive special attention. The report reviews the state of the art in structural ice control, addressing the ranges as well as the limits of application of methods in use today.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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