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Scaling of Sea Ice Fracture—Part I: Vertical Penetration

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Z. P. Bažant

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Civil Engineering and Materials Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 e-mail: bazant@northwestern.edu

J. Appl. Mech 69(1), 11-18 (Jul 19, 2001) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1429932 History: Received August 07, 2000; Revised July 19, 2001
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Floating ice plate, its deflection under concentrated load and crack pattern
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Analysis of vertical penetration fracture: (a) crack profile and (b–h) forces acting on element 123401 in Fig. 1
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Vertical penetration fracture problem analyzed by Bažant and Kim 3839 main numerical results, and comparison with field tests of Frankenstein 5960 and Lichtenberger 61

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