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Density of Ice

I  thought that ice has a density about 8/9 that of fresh water?

----- Original Message -----
From: "James Allen" <allen(--nospam--at)>
To: "'Sturctural Eng List Server'" <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Sent: Wednesday, March 01, 2000 3:38 PM
Subject: Ice expansive force

> If I remember my physics and Arctic Engineering correctly, water expands
approximately 1% during the change from a liquid to a solid. This expansion
is a thermal expansion and can be treated similarly.
> James Allen, P.E.