11th European Conference Bremen

11th European Regional Conference

Bremen, Germany, 2009
ISBN 978-1-942112-27-3, €95

Track 1. Terramechanics

  1. “A Research on the Behavior of Soil Particles in an Oscillatory Field and its Application to Vibratory Constructions”, by Takemura Y. and Tateyama K. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Some Remarks to Traction Mechanics”, by Kutzbach H., Böttinger S., and Schreiber M. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Microscale Direct Simulation of Snow Penetration Tests and Inversion of Signals”, by LEE J., Huang D., Marshall H., and Johnson J. (paper, presentation)

Track 2. Terrain Characterization and Evaluation

  1. “Integrated Terrain Topology and Soil Properties Simulation Environment”, by Lee R. and Sandu C. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Change of Soil-Mechanical Parameters in Loam Soil”, by Mathe L. and Kiss P. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Development of a Multi-Scale Terrain Measurement System”, by Robert Binns R. and Ferris J. (paper, presentation)
  4. “Estimation of Soil Stresses Induced by Dynamic Loads Applied on the Surface of Soil”, by GRIMA M. and GESTIN T. (paper, presentation)
  5. “Profiling of Rough Terrain”, by Els S. and Becker C. (paper, presentation)
  6. “Terrain Recognition and Environment Modeling in Legged Robots”, by Birnschein T., Natarajan G., Bartsch S., Cordes F., Kühn D., and Kirchner F. (paper, presentation)
  7. “Determination of Rating Cone Index using Wheel Sinkage and Slip”, by Nam J., Park Y., and Kim K. (paper, presentation)

Track 3. Vehicle-Terrain (Soil, Snow/Ice, Sand) Interaction

  1. “Study on Soil Compaction Capacity of Typical Groups of Agricultural Tires”, by Prikner P. and Grecenko A. (paper, presentation)
  2. “CS Approach: Backward Shift of a Vehicle Driving Element Provoking Shear Failure of a Soil Section Underneath”, by Grecenko A. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Exit Angle Influence on Energy Efficiency of Off-Road Tires”, by Senatore C. and Sandu C. (paper, presentation)
  4. “Effect of Wheel Parameters on the Tractive Performance on Lunar Simulant Soil”, by Taylor B., Sandu C., Asnani V., and Creager C. (paper, presentation)
  5. “Concept Evaluation of Modeling Terrain Mechanics by a Neural Network”, by Römmermann M., Cordes F., Kühn D., Yoo Y., and Kirchner F. (paper, presentation)
  6. “Estimation of Mobility Performances of Vehicles on a Soft Soil”, by GRIMA M. and RENOU C. (paper, presentation)
  7. “Experimental and Numerical Contact Stresses at Tire-Soil Interface on Sand”, by Nakashima H., Shimizu H., Miyasaka J., and Ohdoi K. (paper, presentation)
  8. “Single Wheel Field Tester for Farm Tractor Tyres - A Review”, by Kutzbach H., Witzel P., and Schreiber M. (paper, presentation)
  9. “Pre and Post Stryker Transformation Maneuvers at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii: Tracking Military Vehicles and using GIS to Quantify Site-Specific Dust Generation”, by Ayers P., Potteti N., Anderson A., and Howard H. (paper, presentation)
  10. “Snow Roads in McMurdo Station Antarctica”, by Shoop S., Phetteplace G., Wieder W., Blaisdell G., and Weale J. (paper, presentation)
  11. “Improved cultivar resiliency to Stryker training at Yakima Training Center, Yakima, Washington”, by Cary T., Palazzo A., and Gatto L. (presentation)
  12. “Snow Stress Determination under Grooming Machine Loads”, by Pytka J., Tarkowski P., and Dabrowski J. (paper, presentation)

Track 4. Design, Modeling and Simulation of Terrain-Vehicle Systems

  1. “Validation of the Mobility Decision Aid Tool : ECORS”, by Gilles G., and GRIMA M. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Studying Terrain Excitations on Ground Vehicles through Inter-national Coperation”, by Stalev I., Kelly S., Chemistruck H., Ferris J., and Seipel G. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Modelling and Simulation of Mobile Six-Legged Robot with Leg-Soil Contact”, by Yoo Y., Abdenebaoui L., Rohn M., Roemmermann M., and Kirchner F. (paper, presentation)
  4. “Modelling Terrain Conditions”, by Gurmai L., and Kiss P. (paper, presentation)
  5. “Off-road Vehicle Suspension Optimization for Increased Structural Fatigue Life”, by Breytenbach B., and Els P. (paper, presentation)
  6. “Suspension Forces on a Tri-Axle Air-suspended Semitrailer”, by Kat C., and Els S. (paper, presentation)
  7. “The Four-State Semi-active Suspension System(4S4)”, by Els P., and Theron N. (paper, presentation)
  8. “A Simulation Environment to Be Utilized in the Design and Test Process of the HEVs and EVs BLDC Motor Drive and its Control”, by Ahmed M., and Kirchner F. (paper, presentation)
  9. “Wheel-soil Interaction Model for Planetary Rover Vehicles”, by Scharringhausen M., Beermann D., Krömer O., and Richter L. (paper, presentation)
  10. “Effects of Tyre Inflation Pressure and Surface Conditions on the Vibration Characteristics of Agricultural Tractors”, by Salokhe V., Laonapakul T., and Soni P. (paper, presentation)
  11. “Real-Time Model for Simulating a Tracked Vehicle on Deformable Soils”, by Meywerk M., Fortmüller T., Fuhr B., and Baß S. (paper, presentation)

Track 5. Vehicle Mobility, Dynamics and Control

  1. “Application of Uncertain Tyre-Surface Parameters to Intelligent Vehicle Control”, by Ivanov V., Shyrokau B., and Augsburg K. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Testing and/or Analysis of Skid-Steered Vehicle Behavioural Stability”, by RENOU C. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Analysis of Wheel Loaders Susceptibility to Pitching”, by Lopatka M., Dabrowska A., and Muszynski T. (paper, presentation)
  4. “Vehicle Dynamics and their Relationship with Driver Inputs”, by Coutermarsh B. and Shoop S. (paper, presentation)
  5. “Effect of Speed on Rolling Resistance coefficient of Aircraft Tires on Unsurfaced Airfield”, by Pytka J. (paper, presentation)
  6. “Estimation of Ground Parameters for Online Optimization of Torque Vectoring”, by Nguyen Q., Meywerk M., Tomaske W., and Fuhr B. (paper, presentation)
  7. “Tyre Parameter Identification from Road Tests with Agricultural Tractors”, by Schulze Zumkley H., and Böttinger S. (paper, presentation)

Track 6. Agricultural, Earthmoving and Operating Machinery

  1. “Development Challenges of Humanitarian Demining Machines”, by Mikulic D. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Analysis of Hydraulic Excavator Working Cycle”, by Zarotti S. (paper, presentation)
  3. “The Computer-Aided-Method of Static Admissible Force's Evaluation in the Working Space of the Hydraulic Excavator.”, by Poncyliusz M. and Zawiejski W. (paper, presentation)
  4. “Prediction of the Maximum Traction Efficiency of the Tractor at Different Values of Traction Tires Inflation Pressure”, by Aday S. and Al-shwan T. (paper, presentation)

Track 7. Planetary Rovers, Mobile Robotics and Autonomous Navigation

  1. “Single and Multipass Wheel Tests for planetary Applications at DLR Bremen”, by Scharringhausen M., Beermann D., Krömer O., and Richter L. (paper, presentation)
  2. “A Novel Terramechnics Testbed Setup for Planetary Rover Wheel-Soil Interaction”, by Apfelbeck M., Kuß S., Wedler A., Gibbesch A., Rebele B., and Schäfer B. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Traction Performance Trials of the ExoMars Rover Breadboard”, by Patel N., Slade R., and Clemmet J. (paper, presentation)
  4. “Method of Traction Analysis for an Elastic Wheel by FE-DEM”, by Nakashima H., Takatsu Y., Ono T., Shimizu H., Miyasaka J., and Ohdoi K. (paper, presentation)
  5. “An Investigation into the Trafficability of a Low Mass Legged Rover on Loosely Packed Granular Soils”, by Scott G. and Saaj C. (paper, presentation)
  6. “A Study of Lunar Rover with Low Stress to Traverse Effectively on Loose Soil”, by Iizuka K., Kubota T., and Komatsu H. (paper, presentation)
  7. “The Effect of Relative Soil Density on Microrover Trafficability under Low Ground Pressure Conditions”, by Brunskill C. and Lappas V. (paper, presentation)
  8. “Study on the Development of Tracked Vehicle for Tidal Flat”, by Yeu T., Hong S., Kim H., and Choi J. (paper, presentation)

Track 8. Environmental Protection and Energy Conservation

  1. “Cumulative Assessment of Military Vehicle Impacts on Training Lands: Utilization of Army Tracking Systems and Mobility Models”, by Howard H., Anderson A., Ayers P., Horner D., and Sullivan P. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Fuel Consumption Driving with a Forwarder on Soft Ground”, by Wästerlund I. and Bygdén G. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Reinforcement of Temporary Roads using Geonets”, by Wästerlund I. (paper, presentation)