Thawing out the challenges of ice loads

AuthorsGerco Hagesteijn & Joris Brouwer
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 104
DateDec 16, 2011
Reading time3 minutes

Ice loads on the propellers of pods are the focus of one of the 'Cooperative Research Ships' working groups. Aiming to develop a mathematical model to determine the ice loads on podded propulsors, this particular project faced some specific challenges. Report outlines this innovative work.

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sustainable propulsionwaves, impacts and hydrostructuralresistance and propulsionmarine systemspropeller design