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dc.contributor.authorWiendieck, Klaus W.-
dc.contributor.authorMobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.)-
dc.identifier.govdocTechnical Report M-68-2-
dc.descriptionTechnical Reporten_US
dc.description.abstractThe study reported herein was performed by Dr. Klaus W. Wiendieck of the Mobility Research Branch, Mobility and Environmental (M and E) Division, at the U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES) as part of the vehicle mobility research program under DA Project No. 1-V-0-14501-B52A, "Research in Earth.Sciences," Task l-V-0-14501-B52A-01, "Terrain Analysis," under the sponsorship and guidance of the Development Directorate, U. S. Army Materiel Command. The study was conducted during the period January-December 1966 Under the general supervision of Messrs. W. J. Turnbull, Technical Assistant for Soils and Environmental Engineering, and W. G. Shockley and S. J. Knight, Chief and Assistant Chief, M and E Division; and under the direct supervision of Dr. D. R. Freitag, Chief, Mobility Research Branch, and Mr. A. J. Green, Jr., Chief, Vehicle Dynamics Section, Mand E Division. The report was prepared by Dr. Wiendieck. COL John R. Oswalt, Jr., CE was Director of WES during this study, and Mr. J.B. Tiffany was Technical Director.en_US
dc.description.sponsorship"Sponsored by U.S. Army Materiel Command, project no. 1-V-0-14501-B52A, Task 01en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsFOREWORD iii NOTATION vii CONVERSION FACTORS, METRIC TO BRITISH AND BRITISH TO METRIC UNITS OF MEASUREMENT ix SUMMARY xi PART I INTRODUCTION 1 Background 1 Purpose 2 Scope 2 PART II: THEORETICAL DEVELOPMENT 4 Review of Theories 4 Applicability of the Shear Stress-Displacement Relations to Wheels in Sand 5 Brief Outline of Sela's Theory 11 Experimental Ways to Check Theoretical Concepts of Shear/ Normal Stress Ratio 13 PART III: TEST RESULTS USED TO EVALUATE THEORIES 22 PART IV: EVALUATION OF SELA'S THEORY 27 Determination of the tm Values Using Sela's Theory 27 Theoretical and Experimental Results Compared Using Sela's Theory 29 Discussion of' Results Obtained by Sela 32 Validity of Any Shear Stress Relation 32 PART V: PROPOSED NEW CONCEPT 34 Development of Concept 34 Theoretical and Experimental Results Compared Using New Concept 44 Comparison of New Concept and Sela's Approach 47 PART VI: CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 51 Conclusions 51 Recommendations 51 LITERATURE CITED 52 TABLE 1-
dc.format.extent79 pages / 3.932Mb-
dc.publisherU.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Stationen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesTechnical Report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station);no. M-68-2-
dc.rightsApproved for public release; distribution is unlimited-
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dc.titleContribution to the Mechanics of Rigid Wheels on Sanden_US
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