Accession Number : AD1000578

Title :   Tires

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

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

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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