Accession Number : AD1000578


Title :   Tires


Descriptive Note : Technical Report


Corporate Author : U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center Aberdeen Proving Ground United States


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1000578.pdf


Report Date : 15 Dec 2015


Pagination or Media Count : 69


Abstract : This TOP prescribes procedure and guidance for testing tires individually in the laboratory and on vehicles. Topics covered include tire storage, test preparation, mounting and dismounting, inspections, break-in, and test analysis. Test types include force and moment, rolling resistance, steer frequency response, load-deflection curves, characteristics, endurance, and several on-vehicle tests.


Descriptors :   military vehicles , tires , wheels , RELIABILITY , ENDURANCE(GENERAL) , test and evaluation , MAINTAINABILITY , test methods , frequency response , inspection , resistance , deflection , test equipment , measurement


Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE