The article examines the motion of an aircraft with toroidal wheels over soft plastic soil. On the basis of the general wheel design theory, formulas are derived for determining rut depth, rolling resistance, and takeoff ground run as a function of ground condition and wheel loading.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Allerton Press, Incorporated

    150 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  10011
  • Authors:
    • Pentyukhov, V I
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 108-111
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00190197
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 11 1979 12:00AM