Letter: Hydroelastic interactions between water waves and floating freshwater ice

Dolatshah, A., Nelli, F., Bennetts, L. G., Alberello, A., Meylan, M. H., Monty, J. P. and Toffoli, A. (2018) Letter: Hydroelastic interactions between water waves and floating freshwater ice. Physics of Fluids, 30 (9). ISSN 1070-6631

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Abstract

Hydroelastic interactions between regular water waves and floating freshwater ice are investigated using laboratory experiments for a range of incident wave periods and steepnesses. It is shown that only incident waves with sufficiently long period and large steepness break up the ice cover and that the extent of breakup increases with increasing period and steepness. Furthermore, it is shown that an increasing proportion of the incident wave propagates through the ice-covered water as the period and steepness increase, indicating the existence of a positive feedback loop between the ice breakup and increased wave propagation.

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Additional Information: Funding Information: The Australian Research Council funded the facility (No. LE140100079). A.D. was supported by Swinburne University Postgraduate Research Award and Nortek AS. L.G.B. and M.H.M. were supported by EPSRC Grant No. EP/K032208/1 and partially supported by Simons Foundation grants. A.A. and A.T. were funded by the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition Foundation and Ferring Pharmaceuticals. A.D., F.N., A.A., and A.T. acknowledge support from the Air-Sea-Ice Lab Project. Publisher Copyright: © 2018 Author(s).
Uncontrolled Keywords: computational mechanics,condensed matter physics,mechanics of materials,mechanical engineering,fluid flow and transfer processes ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2200/2206
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Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2021 01:41
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2021 09:31
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/82545
DOI: 10.1063/1.5050262

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