Accession Number:

AD1025863

Title:

Drawbar Pull

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,26 Jan 2016,26 Jan 2017

Corporate Author:

U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground Yuma

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2017-01-26

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

Describes procedure for evaluation of vehicle power available for acceleration, towing, or hill climbing. Defines drawbar pull. Includes procedures for hard surface, soil, and water tests. Discusses vehicle preparation, instrumentation method of computing results, data reduction, and presentation. Establishes curves for comparing performance with similar vehicles and for predicting gradeability. Applicable to wheeled, tracked, and amphibious vehicles.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE