TIRE HYDROPLANING. 1964-JUNE, 1980 (CITATIONS FROM THE NTIS DATA BASE)

Studies are cited on the interaction of an automotive or aircraft tire with a wet pavement resulting in reduced traction, skidding, or complete loss of contact under certain conditions. The discussions cover the composition and surface characteristics of highway and runway pavements, the acquisition or retention of water films on roads during rainfall, skid resistance and antiskid measures, tread engineering, testing and measuring equipment and methodology, critical speeds, wheel spindown, water depth factors, rolling contact loads, and associated topics. (This updated bibliography contains 138 citations, 12 of which are new entries to the previous edition.)

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  • Pagination: 146 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00318802
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 27 1981 12:00AM