ON-ROAD BRAKING AND CORNERING PERFORMANCE OF VARIOUS OFF-ROAD TIRE PATTERNS

Ten sets of tires with nine different off-road tread patterns were tested on a paved surface using a towed, instrumented trailer to measure their cornering characteristics (wet and dry) and their braking performance (wet, full skid). The data obtained and a method for rank ordering is presented.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Final Technical Report.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Stevens Institute of Technology

    Davidson Laboratory, Castle Point Station
    Hoboken, NJ  USA  07030

    Army Tank-Automotive Command

    Warren, MI  USA  48090
  • Authors:
    • Ehrlich, I R
    • Wray, G
    • Nazalewicz, J
  • Publication Date: 1974-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: 144 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00080947
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SIT-DL-74-1727 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DAAE07-73-C-0189
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 6 1975 12:00AM