Ice Mechanics-2021

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Academic content:
The course introduces the problems of ice mechanics to the students and provides with the experience of operating research equipment in the laboratory and in the field conditions. The course includes lectures on basic concepts of ice mechanics and ice interactions with offshore structures and ships, lectures about standards of Russia for the calculation of ice loads on offshore structures, includes laboratory and field activities in the Laboratory of Ice Research (FEFU) and in the bay near FEFU campus. Prior to the field activities, special lectures introduce the equipment (used for the measurements of characteristics and strength of sea ice, ice hardness measurements by drop ball technique, etc.) to the students. 

The main purpose of the Winter Course is to provide its listeners with the following: 
- knowledge about sea ice; 
- skills in definition of ice physical-mechanical properties, 
- experience with the modern research equipment on the real ice cover and in the ice laboratory.
Language: English
Longtime: 6 days.
Duration time: 72 academic hours


The Winter Course will be held JANUARY 25-30, 2021

Deadline for application: JANUARY 17, 2021

PAYMENT: 55 000 RUB (online)

Participants should fill in the Registration form, and send a copy of passport to the contact e-mail

Registration form here:

Citizens of 18 countries can get an electronic visa to visit the free port of Vladivostok. 
More information at the next link.

Ms. Elena Pipko 

Polytechnic Institute, Far Eastern Federal University 
Room C634, building C, FEFU campus
Ayaks 10, Vladivostok, 690922, Russia 
Alexander Bekker 
Director of the School of Engineering FEFU