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Title: Deflection of Moving Tires. Report 1, a Pilot Study on a 12 x 22.5 Tubeless Tire
Authors: Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.)
Keywords: Tires--Testing
Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Series/Report no.: Technical Report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station);no. 3-516 rept.1
Abstract: This report presents results of a pilot study of the deflection of moving tires conducted at the U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station as a part of the Corps of Engineers Subproject 8-70-05-400, "Trafficability of Soils as Related to the Mobility of Military Vehicles." The tests were made by personnel of the Army Mobility Research Center, Soils Division, under the supervision of Messrs. W. J. Turnbull, C. R. Foster, and S. J. Knight. Mr. G. C. Downing, of the Waterways Experiment Station Instrumentation Branch, assisted in the design and supervision of construction of the test wheel and was in charge of the measurement of the deflection data. The engineer with primary responsibility for the tests was Mr. A. B. Thompson; he was assisted by Messrs. A. J. Green, Jr. , and M. D. Beasley. This report was prepared by Mr. A. J. Green, Jr. The tests were performed while Col. A. P. Rollins, Jr., CE, was director of the Waterways Experiment Station. Present director is Col. Edmund H. Lang, CE. Mr. J. B. Tiffany is Technical Director.
Description: Technical Report
Gov't Doc #: Technical Report No. 3-516 Report 1
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
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