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Title: Performance of Soils under Tire Loads. Report 8, Application of Test Results to Tire Selection for Off-Road Vehicles
Authors: Turnage, Gerald W.
Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.)
Keywords: Trafficability
All terrain vehicles
Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Series/Report no.: Technical Report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station);no. 3-666 rept.8
Abstract: This report comprises a study of results from laboratory tests previously conducted at the U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES) and from field tests from locations in various narts of the United States and the world, as part of the vehicle mobility research program under Department of the Army Project No. 1T062112A046, "Trafficability and Mobility Research," Task 03 ,. "Mobility Fundamentals and Model Studies," under the sponsorship and guidance of the Research, Development and Engineering Directorate, U. S. Army Materiel Command. The laboratory tests were performed by personnel of the Mobility Research Branch (MRB), Mobility and Environmental (M&E) Systems Laboratory, WES, during the period November 1963 to May 1969 under the general supervision of Messrs. W. G. Shockley and S. J. Knight, Chief and Assistant Chief, respectively, of the M&E Systems Laboratory, and under the direct supervision of Messrs. A. J. Green and J. L. Smith of the Research Projects Group of the MRB. Field data examined herein were obtained from published and unpublished reports of the Vehicle Studies Branch of the M&E Systems Laboratory. Miss M. E. Smith and Mr. Green participated in the data analysis, and Miss Smith and Mr. J. L. McRae assisted in the preparation of many of the plates, figures, and tables. Mr. G. W. Turnage directed the study and prepared this report. COL Ernest D. Peixotto, CE, was Director of the WES during the course of this study and preparation of this report. Mr. F. R. Brown was Technical Director.
Description: Technical Report
Gov't Doc #: Technical Report No.3-666 Report 8
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
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