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Title: Final report on development of ice mechanics test kit for Hydrographic Office, U. S. Navy
Authors: United States. Hydrographic Office.
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. New England Division.
Keywords: Sea ice
Test equipment
Ice coring
Ice mechanics
Publisher: Arctic Construction and Frost Effects Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical report
Summary: A portable test kit has been developed in which is included hand-operated quipment for penetrating ice to a depth of 15 feet or more and for obtaining ice specimens, together with equipment for measuring ice thickness, density, salinity, temperature and compressive strength. With construction of necessary adapters, additional tests may be performed, such as tension, sheare and flexure strength tests. A specially designed auger included in the kit is of particular interest, providing hithero unavailable equipment for drilling and coring ice. NOTE: This file is large. Allow your browser several minutes to download the file.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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