Effect of Hitch Positions on the Performance of Track/Grouser Systems,
MCGILL UNIV MONTREAL (QUEBEC) GEOTECHNICAL RESEARCH CENTRE
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A number of previous research studies have been performed with the objective of developing a model to predict the performance and efficiency of tracks on ground terrain. For proper modelling, several approaches documented in the literature have been used on 1 Strip footing idealization of the track contact area with elastic stress distribution in the soil 2 Energy dissipation within the failed soil mass and 3 Energy conservation considerations for the trackgrouser-soil system.