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  • Performance of Soils Under Tire Loads. Report 3, Tests in Clay Through November 1962 

    Wismer, R. D.; Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1966-02)
    This report analyzes the results of 184 multiple-pass tests with a single, smooth, pneumatic tire (9.00-14r, 2-PR) in a fat clay at a high degree of saturation. These tests were performed using a wide range of tire loads, ...
  • Performance of Soils Under Tire Loads. Report 2, Anaylsis of Tests in Yuma Sand Through August 1962 

    Powell, Charles J.; Green, A. J. (Andrew J.); Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1965-08)
    A total of 709 tests performed with single pneumatic tires in Yuma desert sand placed in movable sand bins in the laboratory are analyzed. Basic plots are presented to show the correlations obtained between individual ...
  • Seismic and Environmental Characteristics of the Sensor Test Areas in the Panama Canal Zone. Report 1, Dry-Season Condition 

    Link, Lewis E. (Lewis Edward), 1946-; West, Harold W.; Benn, Bob O.; Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1972-06)
    Field data were collected in the first part of a two-part study to establish seismic response characteristics, their distribution, and the environmental factors that control. them in two U. S. Army Tropic Test Center ...
  • Performance of Soils Under Tire Loads. Report 1, Test Facilities and Techniques 

    McRae, John L.; Powell, Conway J.; Wismer, R. D.; Mobiity and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1965-01)
    The test facilities and techniques described herein are being used in studies conducted at the U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station under DA Project 1-T-0-21701-A-046, "Trafficability and Mobility Research," ...
  • Report of Second Meeting of ARPA Advisory Committee on Mobility Environmental Research Study (24-26 February 1964, Vicksburg, Mississippi) 

    Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1964-08)
    At the request of the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), the U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES), Vicksburg, Mississippi, accepted the responsibility for arranging and implementing the second ...
  • Performance of Towed Wheels Operating in Turned Mode on Soft Soils : a Pilot Study 

    Melzer, Klaus-Jurgen; Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1976-08)
    The performance of single, pneumatic-tired, towed wheels operating in turned mode was investigated in a pilot study. Ninety-nine one-pass tests were conducted in the laboratory on one clay and two air-dry sands with 8.50-10, ...
  • Development of Procedure for Airfield Site Evaluation 

    Keown, Malcolm P. (Malcolm Price); Parks, Judith A.; Stoll, Jack K.; Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1975-10)
    This report describes the mathematical techniQues used as the basis for developing a set of related computer programs that collectively ·represent an automated procedure for airfield site evaluation. A model that numerically ...
  • Studies of the Dynamics of Tracked Vehicles 

    Lessem, Allan S.; Murphy, N. R. (Newell R.); Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1972-06)
    The study reported herein was conducted in 1970-71 by personnel of the Mobility Research Branch, Mobility and Environmental Division, U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES), in furtherance of DA Project ...
  • Trafficability of Snow in Arctic and Subarctic Regions 

    Schreiner, Barton G.; Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1965-03)
    This paper discusses one phase of the work conducted at the U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES) under the sponsorship and guidance of the Directorate of Research and Development, U. S. Army Materiel ...
  • Theory for a Towed Wheel in Soil 

    McRae, John L.; Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1964-09)
    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 ...
  • Concepts for Vehicles for Off-Road Use in Remote Areas 

    Rula, Adam A.; Freitag, Dean Richard; Knight, S. J. (Sterling J.); Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1966-11)
    This paper discusses a study conducted at the U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES) under the sponsorship and guidance of the Directorate of Research and Development, U. S. Army Materiel Command. The study ...
  • Comparison of Ground Mobility Characteristics of Land-Marine Interfaces of Florida and Thailand 

    Garrett, Edward E.; Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1966-08)
    This study constitutes a portion of the Mobility Environmental Research Study (MERS), sponsored. by the Office, Secretary of Defense, Advanced. Research Projects Agency (ARPA), Directorate of Remote Area Conflict, for which ...
  • The Terrain-Vehicle Programs of the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station 

    Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1964-04)
    This paper, which presents a very brief resume of the terrain vehicle research programs of the U. S. Army Engineer WaterwaysExperiment Station, has been cleared by the Department of Defense for publication in the Journal ...
  • Vehicle Mobility Assessment for Project WHEELS Study Group (with Addenda) 

    Rula, Adam A.; Nuttall, C. J. (Clifford J.); Dugoff, H. J.; Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1972-09)
    Project WHEELS is a study to evaluate .the performance of individual standard military trucks both off and on road in relation to their missions and to cash savings possible through the elimination of special military ...
  • One-Pass Performance of Vehicles on Fine-Grained Soils 

    Nuttall, C. J. (Clifford J.); Wilson, Charles W.; Werner, Richard A.; U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station; Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1966-07)
    This report presents results of an investigation of the one-pass performance of self-propelled vehicles in natural, weak, fine-grained soils for the following purposes: ( 1) to develop (a) a reliable strength index for ...
  • Mobility Environmental Research Study : Mobility Testing Procedures 

    Liston, R. A.; Czakó, Tibor; Haley, Peter W.; Harrison, William L.; Hanamoto, Ben.; Martin, L.; U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station; Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1966-02)
    Test procedures to be used for the evaluation of off-road vehicle mobility performance are presented. The development of a quantitative eva 1 uati on system represents an important step in the design of proper off-road ...
  • Report on Survey of Literature in Connection with the Dynamic Bearing Capacity of Soils 

    Khachaturian, Narbey, 1924-; U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station; Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1959-10)
    University of Illinois Department of Civil Engineering under the Auspices of the Engineering Experiment Station, Urbana, Illinois, REPORT ON SURVEY OF LITERATURE IN CONNECTION WITH THE DYNAMIC BEARING CAPACITY OF SOILS, ...
  • Site Characterization of Vehicle Signature Study Sites, General Motors Proving Grounds, Milford, Michigan 

    Curro, Joseph R.; Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1973-04)
    Environmen~al characterization work reported herein was authorized jointly by Headquarters, U. S. Army Materiel Command and the U. S. Army Tank-Automotive Command (TACOM). The work was done in support of two projects: (1) ...
  • Ground-Crawling, 1966 : The State-of-the-Art of Designing Off-Road Vehicles 

    Nuttall, C. J. (Clifford J.); U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station; Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1967-05)
    This survey of the state-of-the-art of the design of ground-crawling, off-road vehicles was conducted by Wilson, Nuttall, Raimond Engineers, Inc. (WNRE), under contract DA 22-079-eng-392 with the U. S. Army Engineer Waterways ...
  • Terrain Evaluation of a Portion of the Fort Greely Automotive Test Course 

    Shamburger, J. H. (John H.); Kolb, Charles R.; Woods, Harry K.; Mobility and Environmental Systems Laboratory (U.S.) (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1966-12)
    This study was performed by the U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES) under the sponsorship of the U. S. Army Arctic Test Center (USAATC). The f'unds employed for this study were allocated to WES under ...

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