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dc.contributor.authorGreen, A. J. (Andrew J.)-
dc.contributor.authorMobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.)-
dc.identifier.govdocTechnical Report M-71-7-
dc.descriptionTechnical Reporten_US
dc.description.abstractThe study reported herein was conducted by personnel of the Mobility Research Branch (MRB), Mobility and Envirornnental (M&E) Division, U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES). The study was sponsored by the Lunar Exploration Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D. C., and it was under the technical cognizance of Mr. Fritz Kramer of the Astronautics Laboratory, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama. The work was performed under NASA - Defense Purchase Request No. H-76596A dated 17 November 1970. The tests were conducted under the general supervision of Messrs. W. G. Shockley and S. J. Knight, Chief and Assistant Chief, respectively, of the M&E Division; and under the direct supervision of Mr. A. J. Green of the Research Projects Group, MRB. This report was prepared by Mr. Green. Acknowledgment is made to Dr. D. R. Freitag, Assistant Technical Director, WES, and Mr. J. L. Smith, MRB, for their advice and assistance during this study. COL Ernest D. Peixotto, CE, was Director of WES during the conduct of this study and preparation of this report. Mr. F. R. Brown was Technical Director.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipSponsored by National Aeronautics and Space Administrationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsFOREWORD-v SUMMARY-ix PART I: INTRODUCTION-1 Purpose-1 Scope-1 PART II: SOIL AND TEST EQUIPMENT-3 Soil -3 Test Equipment-5 PART III: TEST PROCEDURES-13 Calibrations-13 Operational Procedures-16 Sign Conventions-18 PART IV: TEST RESULTS-20 Effect of Speed on Performance-20 Effect of Wheel load on Performance-21 Effect of Yaw Angle on Performance -21 PART V: CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS-30 Conclusions-30 Recommendations-30 TABLES 1-3-
dc.format.extent70 pages / 4.071Mb-
dc.publisherU.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Stationen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesTechnical Report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station);no. M-71-7-
dc.rightsApproved for public release; distribution is unlimited-
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dc.subjectLunar surface vehicles--Testingen_US
dc.titleEffect of Yaw Angle on Steering Forces for the Lunar Roving Vehicle Wheelen_US
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