Ridges are important features of the ice environment which can greatly effect the performance of ice breaking vessels. The performance of ships the ridges is an area that is not well understood at present as the vork to date has generally been focused on the performance of ships in level ice.
Ridge Modelling: Model Scale Simulation of Ridge Ramming Event with the USCG Polar Star
Comfort, G., Keinonen, A., Spencer, D., and T. Peirce. "Ridge Modelling: Model Scale Simulation of Ridge Ramming Event with the USCG Polar Star." Paper presented at the SNAME 22nd American Towing Tank Conference, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, August 1989. doi: https://doi.org/10.5957/ATTC-1989-015
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