Marine Icing Investigation

The project is dedicated to developing new models and understanding for predicting marine ice accretion levels on small and medium sized sea vessels. These models are developed using engineering principles and will be used to predict ice loads, loss of vessel stability, and to assist in sizing heat tracing for critical vessel infrastructure. Additionally, we are also striving to develop instrumentation to assist in measuring icing levels such that ship operators can take pre-emptive action. Finally, to help develop best practices for operations in icing conditions, we are studying both anti-icing and de-icing strategies to help vessel operators cope with ice accretion when it cannot be avoided.

Faculty Supervisor:

Yuri Muzychka


Lisa Steigerwalt Lam;Shafiul Mintu;Jonathan Bennett


American Bureau of Shipping


Engineering - other



Memorial University of Newfoundland



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