The growth and decay of ice /

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Author / Creator:Lock, G. S. H.
Imprint:Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Description:xvii, 434 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Language:English
Series:Studies in polar research
Subject:Ice
Freezing points
Freezing points.
Ice.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1091473
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ISBN:0521331331
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Nomenclature
  • Part I. Introduction
  • 1. Ice in the heavens
  • 2. Ice ages
  • 3. The incidence of ice
  • 4. The response to ice
  • Part II. Thermodynamics of Ice
  • 5. Classical laws and principles
  • 6. The Gibbs function and phase change
  • 7. The Gibbs function and chemical potential diffusion in ice, water and water vapour
  • 8. Metastability and the freezing point
  • 9. Morphology and microenergetics
  • 10. Thermal properties
  • 11. Nucleation interfacial conditions and growth
  • Part III. The Stefan Problem
  • 12. The simplified model and its variations
  • 13. The Neumann solution
  • 14. Physico-mathematical analysis
  • 15. Analytic techniques
  • 16. Numerical techniques
  • Part IV. Ice and Water
  • 17. Freezing of solutions and suspensions
  • 18. Formation of an ice cover
  • 19. Growth of an ice cover
  • 20. The effect of natural convection on planar growth
  • 21. The effect of forced convection on planar growth
  • 22. Freezing inside cavities and conduits
  • 23. Freezing on submerged bodies
  • Part V. Ice and Air
  • 24. Deposition of water vapour
  • 25. Accretion
  • 26. Atmospheric ice
  • 27. Icing of airborne structures
  • 28. Icing of waterborne and offshore structures
  • 29. Icing of land-based structures and equipment
  • Part VI. Ice and earth
  • 30. Surface energy exchange
  • 31. Freezing on the Earth
  • 32. The pore system: its architecture, hydrodynamics and thermodynamics
  • 33. Freezing in the Earth
  • Part VII. Ice and Life
  • 34. Water in the biosphere
  • 35. Freezing of biofluids
  • 36. The cell freezing of unicellular organisms
  • 37. Freezing in plants
  • 38. Freezing in animals
  • 39. Freezing of foods
  • Part VIII. Decay of Ice
  • 40. Reversibility and symmetry
  • 41. Melting of single ice crystals
  • 42. Melting of polycrystalline ice
  • 43. Decay of an ice cover
  • 44. Ablation of atmospheric and structural icing
  • 45. Thawing of soil
  • 46. Thawing of organisms
  • Notes
  • Selected bibliography
  • Index