Developing techniques to quantify volume of oil burned in ice
The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory recently hosted onsite testing with Applied Research Associates Inc. to measure burn efficiency of oil in ice. CRREL Engineering Technician Bill Burch ignites the oil-laden ice cavity with a propane torch. In the background, thermal imaging cameras are set up to measure the heat of the burn.

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