Scaling of Sea Ice Fracture—Part II: Horizontal Load From Moving Ice

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Z. P. Bažant

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

J. Appl. Mech 69(1), 19-24 (Jul 19, 2001) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1429933 History: Received August 07, 2000; Revised July 19, 2001
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Grahic Jump Location
(a) Buckling of ice plate pushing horizontally against a fixed structure, (b,c,d) radial cleavage crack, and (e–g) diverging V-cracks
Grahic Jump Location
Size effect associated with radial cleavage fracture (solid curve—LEFM solution, dashed curve—cohesive crack solution)
Grahic Jump Location
(a) Compression fracture of ice plate, (b) axial splitting fracture, (c) size effects corresponding to (a) and (b), and (d) overall fracture of ice floe



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