INFLUENCE OF TREAD DEPTH ON COMMERCIAL VEHICLE FUEL CONSUMPTION

Decreased tire tread depth will result in reduced fuel consumption in trucks. This effect is evaluated quantitatively for both bias and radial truck tires using a typical highway truck configuration as an example.

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

    Ann Arbor, MI  USA  48109

    Department of Transportation

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02142
  • Authors:
    • CLARK, S K
  • Publication Date: 1977-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 12 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00186215
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-021-329, 013662-7-I
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-OS-50113
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 3 1989 12:00AM