Ship wave patterns on floating ice sheets

Johnsen, Kristoffer, Kalisch, Henrik and Părău, Emilian I. ORCID: (2022) Ship wave patterns on floating ice sheets. Scientific Reports, 12. ISSN 2045-2322

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This paper aims to explore the response of a floating icesheet to a load moving in a curved path. We investigate the effect of turning on the wave patterns and strain distribution, and explore scenarios where turning increases the wave amplitude and strain in the ice, possibly leading to crack formation, fracturing and eventual ice failure. The mathematical model used here is the linearized system of differential equations introduced in Dinvay et al. (J. Fluid Mech. 876:122–149, 2019). The equations are solved using the Fourier transform in space, and the Laplace transform in time. The model is tested against existing results for comparison, and several cases of load trajectories involving turning and decelerating are tested.

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Additional Information: Data availability: The datasets generated and analyzed in the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request. The python code used to generate the data can be found at Github:
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Mathematics
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Fluid and Solid Mechanics
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2022 11:31
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2022 03:46
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-23401-8

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