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Title: Theory for a Towed Wheel in Soil
Authors: McRae, John L.
Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.)
Keywords: Trafficability
Soil mechanics
Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Series/Report no.: Miscellaneous Paper (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station);no. 4-626 Rev
Abstract: This paper was cleared for open publication by the Department of Defense by 1st indorsement, dated 6 December 1963, to a letter of request for clearance from the Director of the Waterways Experiment Station to the Chief of Engineers, dated 8 November 1963, subject "Clearance of Technical Articles for Publication." Because of unresolved differences, both pro and con, regarding the theory discussed in the paper, the DOD regulations require that the author take full professional responsibility for the contents of this paper and that it be pointed out that this clearance does not imply DOD indorsement of factual accuracy or opinion. Open publication of this paper was encouraged by the Director of the Waterways Experiment Station in order to encourage and stimulate wider interest in, and permit a critical review in the engineering journals by other interested members. of the scientific and engineering community of a subject of deep interest to the Army. The paper has been submitted to the Ameri.can Society of Civil Engineers for consideration for publication in its Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division. This work was accomplished as a part of the mobility investigational program of the Waterways Experiment Station. This program is sponsored by the U. S. Army Materiel Command through its representative, Mr. R. R. Philippe. This research program is under the immediate direction of the following Waterways Experiment Station staff engineers: Mr. W. J. Turnbull, Technical Assistant for Soils and Environmental Engineering; Mr. W. G. Shockley, Chief of the Mobility and Environmental Division; Mr. W. J. Knight, Chief of the Army .Mobility Research Branch and Mr. D. R. Freitag, Chief of the Mobility Section. Col. Alex G. Sutton, Jr., is Director of the Waterways Experiment Station, and Mr. J. B. Tiffany is Technical Director.
Description: Miscellaneous Paper
Gov't Doc #: Miscellaneous Paper No. 4-626 Rev
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