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Author Ehlers, Sören
Affiliation Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) Institute for Ship Structural Design and Analysis (M-10) Am Schwarzenberg-Campus 4C 21073 Hamburg, Germany
E-mail ehlers@tuhh.de
ISSN printed 1733-8670
URI http://repository.am.szczecin.pl/handle/123456789/2446
Abstract Ships are operating in regions with seasonal ice coverage outside the Baltic Sea. Due to the lack of experience operating in regions such as the Arctic Sea, existing design guidelines may not lead to reliable and safe ships. This article summarises regulatory aspects of ship design for ice-covered waters, focusing on structural compliance and design ice load determination. The latter will be obtained using a probabilistic approach and compared to the current rule-based load. Based on the discrepancy and the existence of ice induced damage, different measures aimed at mitigating damage are presented. Furthermore, the influence of sub-zero temperature (SZT) in a collision scenario on the material response is presented
Pages 9–18
Publisher Scientific Journals Maritime University of Szczecin, Zeszyty Naukowe Akademia Morska w Szczecinie
Keywords probabilistic ice loads
Keywords mission-based design
Keywords damage mitigation
Keywords low temperature response
Keywords probabilistic approach
Keywords collision scenario
Title Structural analysis for ships in arctic conditions
Type Original scientific article
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ISSN on-line 2392-0378
Language English
Funding No data
Figures 10
Tables 0
DOI 10.17402/240
Published 2017-12-15
Accepted 2017-07-17
Recieved 2017-06-19


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