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Methods of Iceberg Towing
1 University Centre in Svalbard, Svalbard, Longyearbyen, Norway
ABSTRACT: Mathematical models of iceberg towing by a ship connected to the iceberg by mooring lines are considered. Governing equations describing the towing and the tension of mooring lines in two different schemes of the towing are formulated. Stability of steady solutions describing the towing with constant speed is studied. Numerical simulations are realized to compare results of the modeling with experimental results of model towing in HSVA ice tank.
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Citation note:
Marchenko A.V., Eik K.: Methods of Iceberg Towing. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 507-516, 2012

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B. Kvamstad, K.E. Fjortoft, F. Bekkadal, A.V. Marchenko, J.L. Ervik

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