Dynamics of Wheel-Soil Systems: A Soil Stress and Deformation-Based Approach, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Dynamics of Wheel-Soil Systems

A Soil Stress and Deformation-Based Approach, 1st Edition

By Jaroslaw A. Pytka

CRC Press

331 pages

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Why is knowledge of soil stress and deformation state important for off-road locomotion? How do you measure soil stress and deformation under wheel loads? What are the actual values of stresses and deformation in soil or snow under a passing wheel? Providing answers to these questions and more, Dynamics of Wheel-Soil Systems: A Soil Stress and Defo

Table of Contents

Introduction to Wheel-Soil Systems. Measurement of Soil Stress and Deformation. Soil Stress and Deformation State: Investigations in Monolith Soil Samples. Stress State under Wheeled Vehicle Loads. Stress State under Tracked Vehicle Loads. Wheel-Soil Dynamics for Aircraft Tyres on Unsurfaced Airfields. Snow Stress State under Ground Vehicle Loads. Modelling of Wheel-Soil System Based on Soil Stress and Deformation State Analysis. Summary. Index.

About the Author

Jaroslaw Alexander Pytka is a research engineer and instructor of undergraduate and graduate students of automotive technology at the Lublin University of Technology, Poland. Dr. Pytka earned an MS in automotive technology from the Lublin University of Technology in 1992, and a Ph.D. in soil physics from the Institute of Agrophysics in Lublin. His major research interest is wheel-soil interaction analysis with a focus on experimental studies. Dr. Pytka has authored or coauthored more than 50 papers and is a reviewer for the Journal of Terramechanics.

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