NORMAL STRESSES AT THE TIRE-SOIL INTERFACE IN YIELDING SOILS

THE U. S. ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION AT VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, IS CONDUCTING SYSTEMATIC STUDIES THAT WILL PROVIDE INFORMATION ON FACTORS WHICH INFLUENCE VEHICLE MOBILITY IN DEFORMABLE SOILS. THE ULTIMATE PURPOSE OF THESE STUDIES IS TO DEVELOP RATIONAL MEANS OF DESIGNING MILITARY VEHICLES THAT WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIED LEVELS OF PERFORMANCE IN OFF-ROAD CONDITIONS. THIS PAPER PRESENTS THE RESULTS OF A STUDY CONDUCTED TO DETERMINE THE MAGNITUDE AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE NORMAL STRESSES AT THE TIRE-SOIL INTERFACE. /NTIS/

  • Corporate Authors:

    U.S. Army Waterways Experiment Station

    3909 Halls Ferry Road
    Vicksburg, MS  USA  39180-6199
  • Authors:
    • Freitag, D R
    • Green, A J
    • MURPHY, N R
  • Publication Date: 1964-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 34 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00236452
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 20 1973 12:00AM