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An overview of traction research at University of California, Davis

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Shrini K. Upadhyaya, University of California
Dvoralaio Wulfsohn

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California Agriculture 43(2):15-17.

Published March 01, 1989

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Abstract

Experiments using a specially designed device were conducted to determine the performance characteristics of tractor tires under various conditions. Radial ply tires showed superior performance over bias ply tires. Soil had a greater influence on traction capabilities than did tire design. Traction prediction equations for radial ply tires were developed.

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The authors are grateful to the University-wide Energy Research Group (UERG), the Armstrong Tire and Rubber Company, The Kelly Springfield Tire Company, and The Goodyear Rubber and Tire Company for their support.

An overview of traction research at University of California, Davis

Shrini K. Upadhyaya, Dvoralaio Wulfsohn
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An overview of traction research at University of California, Davis

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Authors

Shrini K. Upadhyaya, University of California
Dvoralaio Wulfsohn

Publication Information

California Agriculture 43(2):15-17.

Published March 01, 1989

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Experiments using a specially designed device were conducted to determine the performance characteristics of tractor tires under various conditions. Radial ply tires showed superior performance over bias ply tires. Soil had a greater influence on traction capabilities than did tire design. Traction prediction equations for radial ply tires were developed.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The authors are grateful to the University-wide Energy Research Group (UERG), the Armstrong Tire and Rubber Company, The Kelly Springfield Tire Company, and The Goodyear Rubber and Tire Company for their support.


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