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Title: Performance of Soils Under Track Loads. Report 1, Model Track and Test Program
Authors: Turnage, Gerald W.
Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.)
Keywords: Trafficability
Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Series/Report no.: Technical Report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station);no. M-71-5 rept.1
Abstract: The test facilities and techniques described herein are being used to conduct studies at the U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES) as a part of the vehicle mobility research program under DA Project 1T062103A046, 11Trafficability and Mobility Research, 11 Task 03, "Mobility Fundamentals and Model Studies," under the sponsorship and guidance of the Research, Development and Engineering Directorate, U. S. Army Materiel Command. Testing to determine the performance of soils under track loads is being conducted by personnel of the Mobility Research Branch (MRB), Mobility and Environmental (M&E) Division, WES, under the general supervision of Mr. W. G. Shockley, Chief, M&E Division, and under the direct supervision of Mr. S. J. Knight, Assistant Chief, M&E Division, and Chief; MRB. The study began in 1968 under the leadership of Dr. D. R. Freitag, former Chief, MRB, and now Chief, Office of Technical Programs and Plans, WES. Dr. K. W. Wiendieck, formerly an engineer in the MRB, contributed many significant suggestions and recommendations. All personnel of the Operations Group of the MRB are actively engaged in the study. This report was prepared by Mr. G. W. Turnage of the Research Projects Group, MRB. COL.Levi A. Brown, CE, and COL Ernest D. Peixotto, CE, were Directors of the WES during this study and the preparation of this report. Mr. F. R. Brown was Technical Director.
Description: Technical Report
Gov't Doc #: Technical Report M-71-5 Report 1
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
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