ice accretion

ice accretion

[′īs ə‚krē·shən]
(hydrology)
The process by which a layer of ice builds up on solid objects which are exposed to freezing precipitation or to supercooled fog or cloud droplets.
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An ice sensor system for real-time measurements of ice accretion on aircraft structures,
The Fluid Film Model is now compatible with mesh motion, allowing the simulation of films on moving bodies such as rotating tires, or on deforming boundaries such as in ice accretion applications.
Thus, in comparison with the smooth LDPE coating and superhydrophobic LDPE coating with high sliding angle, the superhydrophobic LDPE coating with low sliding angle can effectively mitigate the ice accretion.
However, the Antarctic ice mass has a much more complex story than the 'floating' sea ice of the north as it incorporates a huge amount of land-based ice that indeed shows thickening and ice accretion in part.
The most significant ice accretion, greater than three quarters of an inch, was in an area bounded approximately by Hendersonville and Tryon, NC and Greenville, SC.
During a meeting in early October, prior to departure on the first leg of the cruise, Captain Dinsmore detailed his own experiences in the North Atlantic, and provided a wealth of information on ice accretion as well as movement of pack ice and icebergs throughout the changing seasons.
Regulators why modest ice accretion at a moderate 0oC temperature on one occasion can qualify as a major reliability event day, while many similar days pass each winter without power system problems
Contract award: Ice accretion and release in fuel systems (ICAR).
For this year's award, there were two runner ups - LEWis ICE accretion program (LEWICE), Version 3.
Winter storms are complex phenomena, which depend on a large number of parameters, such as snowfall amount, ice accretion, wind speed, and pre-existing snow depth, to compute the potential damage and insured losses.
In the aerospace industry, the model can be used to predict ice accretion and melting on wings.
That testing began with ice accretion tests in the Eglin Air Force Base McKinley Climatic Hangar in Florida and dry air tests of simulated ice on the tail surfaces in 2003.