DESCRIPTION OF FRICTION TEST VEHICLE NO 5 OF THE NATIONAL SWEDISH ROAD AND TRAFFIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE /IN SWEDISH/

THE NO. 5 TEST VEHICLE DESCRIBED HERE WAS DEVELOPED BY THE SWEDISH RESEARCH INSTITUTE SVI AND CAME INTO USE IN 1960. SINCE THEN SEVERAL MODIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE EQUIPMENT. THE MEASURING DEVICE CONSISTS OF A TEST WHEEL CONNECTED TO A DRIVING WHEELS OF THE LORRY BY MEANS OF TRANSMISSION UNITS. AS THE LORRY MOVES FORWARDS, THE TEST WHEEL IS FORCED TO OPERATE AT A REDUCED PERIPHERAL SPEED AND THUS DEVELOPS A BRAKING FORCE, WHICH IS MEASURED. /TRRL/

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  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: 11 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00206913
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 9 1972 12:00AM