13th European Conference Rome

13th European Conference

Rome, Italy, 2015
ISBN 978-1-942112-46-4, €95

Track 1. Tires, Wheels and Tracks

Session 1/2 — Chair: Robert Paoluzzi

  1. “Obtaining Material Properties for Large Off-Road Tires”, by Joachim Stallmann (paper, presentation)
  2. “Estimating the Kinetic Roll Radius of a Tire on Rough Terrain”, by Herman Hamersma (paper, presentation)
  3. “Experimental Investigation on the Horizontal and Vertical Induced Forces during a Wheel Traversing over Obstacles”, by Hamid Taghavifar (paper, presentation)
  4. “Handling Performance of Pneumatic Tires on Sandy Loam”, by Emilio Jimenez (paper, presentation)
  5. “Influence of Physical and Mechanical Properties of the Snow Support Surface on the Performance of the Wheeled Vehicle”, by Aleksandr Blokhin (paper, presentation)

Session 2/2 — Chair: Paul Ayers

  1. “State-of-the-art and Future Developments in Integrated Chassis Control for Ground Vehicles”, by Valentin Ivanov (paper, presentation)
  2. “Accurate Measurement of Multidirectional Interaction Mechanisms between Wheel Stress and Soil Deformation using In-wheel Sensor and PIV Techniques”, by Hiroki Tsubaki (paper, presentation)
  3. “3D Computer Vision Inside Off-road Vehicle Tires”, by Alan Glenn Guthrie (paper, presentation)
  4. “Determination of Rolling Losses of a Towed Vehicle”, by Laszlo Mathe (paper, presentation)
  5. “Three-dimensional Stress Distribution on a Rigid Wheel Surface for a Lightweight Vehicle”, by Shoya Higa (paper, presentation)

Track 2. Rovers, Robotics

Session 1/1 — Chair: Lutz Richter

  1. “Development of Chassis of Robotic System for Coastal Monitoring”, by Vladimir Makarov (paper, presentation)
  2. “Co-simulation Study into Properties of Wheeled Robot Hydropneumatic Suspension System”, by Arkadiusz Rubiec (paper, presentation)
  3. “Study on Hardening Effect for Planetary Rover with Pile’s Unit”, by Kojiro Iizuka (paper, presentation)
  4. “Traction Improvement in Multi-Axle Wheeled Robots, Bahareh Ghotbi”, by Joszef Kovecses (paper, presentation)
  5. “Traction Modelling of Rigid and Flexible Wheels for Planetary Exploration Rovers”, by Yalda Favaedi and Lutz Richter (paper, presentation)
  6. “Soil Contact Model for Environment Representation and Simulation of Legged Robot on Planetary Surface”, by Yong-Ho Yoo (paper, presentation)

Track 3. Performance

Session 1/2 — Chair: George Mason

  1. “Anti-Lock Braking Systems on Rough Terrain”, by Wietsche Penny (paper, presentation)
  2. “A Data Mining Study for Analyzing Performance of Wheeled Vehicles Operating on Dry Sand”, by George Mason (paper, presentation)
  3. “Evaluation Fuel Consumption of Agricultural Tractors using CAN/Bus Technology”, by Eugenio Cavallo (paper, presentation)
  4. “Wheel Force Transducers Data Analysis for Durability Assessment Of Agricultural Tractor”, by Michele Mattetti (paper, presentation)
  5. “On The Investigation of the Required Drawbar Pull Energy Predicted by ANFIS Approach”, by Hamid Taghavifar (paper, presentation)

Session 2/2 — Chair: Schalk Els

  1. “Designing and Fabrication of a Soil Bin Facility and Single-Wheel Tester for the Studies of Terramechanics”, by Aref Mardani (paper, presentation)
  2. “Increasing Durability of the Undercarriage of the Tracked Timber Harvesting Machine”, by Vladislav Klubnichkin (paper, presentation)
  3. “Discussion on Modeling of Lugged Wheel considering Experimental Study of Traversability for Soft Ground Travel”, by Noriaki Mizukami (paper, presentation)
  4. “Experiment and Numerical Analysis of Driving Wheel on Soft Sandy Soil”, by Junya Yamakawa (paper, presentation)

Track 4. Functional Safety and Vehicles

Session 1/1 — Chair: Alex Keen

  1. “NATO Exploratory Team on Next Generation NRMM”, by Henry Hodges
  2. “A Method of Evaluating Ground Stiffness based on the Running Speed of a Reversible Plate Compactor”, by Takeshi HASHIMOTO (paper, presentation)
  3. “Simulation Research on Terrain Mobility of Wheeled UGV for Dismounted Operation Support”, by Janusz Marian Lopatka (paper, presentation)
  4. “Towards Terrain Classification Method based on Force-Sinkage Characteristics Measured with In-Wheel Sensor System”, by Takayuki Shirai (paper, presentation)
  5. “Justification of Design Parameters of Multi-Wheeled All-Terrain Vehicle with Hydrostatic Transmission Driveline”, by Denis Zeziulin (paper, presentation)

Track 5. Vehicle Performance

Session 1/1 — Chair: Corina Sandu

  1. “Kinematic Analysis of a Tire Rolling over Rough Terrain using Digital Image Correlation”, by Theunis Botha (paper, presentation)
  2. “Design and Optimization of a Variable Angle Blade for Dozing and Cutting Operations”, by Gregory Colvin (paper, presentation)
  3. “Modelling and Experimental Verification of a Secondary Controlled Six-Wheel Pendulum Arm Forwarder”, by Alessandro Dell'Amico (paper, presentation)
  4. “The Applicability of the Friction Circle Concept to Off-Road Tyres”, by Carl Becker (paper, presentation)

Track 6. Vehicles

Session 1/1 — Chair: Massimiliano Ruggeri

  1. “Dynamic Response of Rigid Wheels on Deformable Terrains”, by Chrysostomos-Alexandros Bekakos (paper, presentation)
  2. “Benefits from Intelligent Construction Technologies”, by Yushi Shiiba (paper, presentation)
  3. “CFD Modeling of Lubrication System in Agricultural Power Split Transmission”, by Cristian Ferrari (paper, presentation)
  4. “A New System for Excavator Commutation Wheeled – Tracked and Connections Parts Analysis”, by Giorgio Paolo Massarotti (paper, presentation)
  5. “Suggestion of the Standard Work Model for the Remote Control Excavator”, by Kenichi FUJINO (paper, presentation)

Track 7. Soil

Session 1/2 — Chair: Peter Kiss

  1. “Determination of In-Situ Engineering Properties of Soil using Response Surface Technique”, by Shrini Upadhyaya (paper, presentation)
  2. “Determination of USCS from USDA Soil Classification for Vehicle Impact Quantification, Heidi Howard”, by Paul Ayers (paper, presentation)
  3. “Procedures for One-Pass Vehicle Cone Index (VCI1)”, by George Mason (paper, presentation)
  4. “Investigation and Evaluation of Surface Soil Moisture using Non-Destructive Techniques”, by Toshimitsu Sugiura (paper, presentation)

Session 2/2 — Chair: Eugenio Cavallo

  1. “Multiple GPS Tracking Systems to Quantify Vehicle Distribution and Terrain Impacts”, by Heidi Howard and Paul Ayers (paper, presentation)
  2. “Spatial Variability within a Field and Global Efficiency During Soil Tillage”, by Pieranna Servadio (paper, presentation)
  3. “Comparison of Tillage Systems for Primary Plowing in Sugarcane Cultivation in Thailand”, by Khwantri Saengprachatanarug (paper, presentation)
  4. “Validation of 3-D Visualization Technique for Sand Particle Movement via Positron Emission Particle Tracking”, by Tetsuya Kinugasa (paper, presentation)

Track 8. Modeling

Session 1/1 — Chair: Antonino Bonanno

  1. “Use of Explicit Finite-Element Formulation to Predict the Rolling Radius and Slip of an Agricultural Tire during Travel over Loose Soil”, by Dror Rubinstein (paper, presentation)
  2. “The Effect of the Build-Up Heap in front on the Forces Applied to the Bulldozer Blade”, by Dror Rubinstein (paper, presentation)
  3. “Soil Tillage Simulation using Fem-Dem Quasi-Coupling Method”, by Takashi Okayasu (paper, presentation)
  4. “Study on the Effect of Liquid Movement on the Static Overturning Angle (SOA) Measurement of Off Road Vehicles”, by Farzaneh Khorsandi and Paul Ayers (paper, presentation)

Track 9. Special Terrains

Session 1/1 — Chair: Dror Rubinstein

  1. “Development of a Tire-Ice Model (TIM)”, by Anudeep Bhoopalam and Corina Sandu (paper, presentation)
  2. “The Braking Performance of Tyre-Chain on Road covered by Snow”, by Rui Zhang and Jianquiao Li (paper, presentation)

Track 9. Miscellanea

Session 1/1 — Chair: Junya Yamakawa

  1. “Analysis of Vibration Acceleration induced by Terrain Profile”, by Laszlo Mathe (paper, presentation)
  2. “Pressure-Sinkage Model for Wire Mesh Wire Wheel on Deformable Terrains”, by Jianqiao Li (paper, presentation)
  3. “A Method to Prepare Lunar Soil Simulant for Drilling Collecting Test”, by Jianqiao Li (paper, presentation)
  4. “A Method to Prepare Lunar Soil Simulant for Drilling Test”, by Jianqiao Li (paper, presentation)
  5. “Cone Index Prediction from Physical Properties of Soils using Artificial Neural Networks”, by Young Uk Kim (paper, presentation)
  6. “Water Leakage Control in a Dry-Seeded Rice Field by using Vibratory Roller”, by Koichiro Fukami (paper, presentation)
  7. “Monitoring and Managing Military Vehicle-Terrain Impacts”, by Paul Ayers (paper, presentation)