14th International Conference Vicksburg

14th International Conference

Vicksburg, USA, 2002
ISBN 978-1-942112-13-6, €95

Track 1. Soil Science

Session 1/3 — Chair: Dr. William Willoughby

  1. “Experimental Device to Study Trafficability: Penetration Tests on Sand and Useful Parameters”, by Gotteland, P., and Benoit, O. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Re-Design of the Bevameter”, by Sloss, D., Alger, R., and Osborne, M. D. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Stranger than friction: Micromechanics of granular media”, by Tordesillas, A., and Walsh, S. (paper, presentation)
  4. “The Fundamentals Gap in Vehicle-Terrain Interaction: The Link between Inapplicable Field Tests and Irrelevant Theory”, by Peters, J. F. (paper, presentation)

Session 2/3 — Chair: Dr. William Willoughby

  1. “Triaxial-in-a Plane Soil Stress Gage for Vehicle Mobility Applications”, by Peekna, A., Pickens, James L., Priddy, J., and Horner, David A. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Application of X-ray TV Imaging Techniques for Visualization of the Cone Penetration Mechanism in Sands”, by Kobayashi, T., Fukagawa, R., and Kobatashi, S. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Soil Stress Distribution from Human Locomotion and Impact Loading for to Detonate Antipersonnel Landmines”, by Kushwaha, R. L.,, Kakita, T., Sharifat, K., and Shankhla, V.S. (paper, presentation)
  4. “National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Products for Evaluation of Mobility”, by Mason, G., Greig, S. , Bunch, Laura S. , and McWilliams, G. (paper, presentation)

Session 3/3 — Chair: Dr. William Willoughby

  1. “Experiments and Numerical Modeling of the Behavior of a Plate on Granular Soil”, by Benoit, O., Nouguier, C., Gotteland, P., and Grima, M. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Investigation of the Soil Shear Strength in the Direct Shear Test Taking into Consideration the Increase of the Normal Stresses”, by Blaszkiewicz, Z.S. (paper, presentation)
  3. “3D Soil Stress Sensor”, by Charest, J. A., Lilly, M.D., Priddy, J., and Peters, J.F. (paper, presentation)

Track 2. Vehicle Modeling

Session 1/3 — Chair: Dr. Ron Beck

  1. “Development of a Rating Scheme to Quantify Mission Rating Speed - Mission Profile Scenarios”, by Ahlvin, R., and Jones, R. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Development of Mobility API for Entity Level Models”, by Baylot, E. A., Deliman, N. C., and Goerger, S. R. (paper, presentation)

Session 2/3 — Chair: Dr. Ron Beck

  1. “Simulation Based Acquisition Case Study: LVSR”, by Mantrala, A., Hodges Jr., Henry, and O'Heron , P. (paper, presentation)
  2. “The Front Suspension of Agricultural Tractors”, by Zarotti, L. G., Martelli, M., and Paoluzzi, R. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Effects of Plasticity on Simulated Tracked Machine Performance”, by Norlin, J. E. (paper, presentation)
  4. “A Simplified Method for Mobility Calculation”, by Renou, C. (paper, presentation)

Session 3/3 — Chair: Dr. Ron Beck

  1. “Connectivity Algorithm and Track Tension Computation for the Extended Rubber-Band Track Model”, by Sandu, C., Freeman, J. S. (paper, presentation)
  2. “The Application of Virtual Instrument in Vehicle Test”, by Shixiong, L., and Qun, Y. (paper, presentation)
  3. “A Spatial Motion Analysis Model of Tracked Vehicles with Torsion Bar Type Suspension”, by Yamakawa, J., Niandong, Y., and Watanabe, K. (paper, presentation)
  4. “Estimating Army Training and Testing Area Capacity (ATTACC) Vehicle Severity and Local Condition Factors”, by Sullivan, P., and Anderson, A. B. (paper, presentation)

Track 3. State of the Ground/Snow/Ice

Session 1/3 — Chair: Russell Alger

  1. “The Freezing-Adhesion of Ice to Rubber”, by Xiaodong, Y., Qian, C.J., and Luquan, R. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Operational and Risk Considerations for a Long ”, by Blaisdell, G., and Bresnahan, D. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Antartic Oversnow Traverse Human Factors Study with Drive Systems on Snow”, by Osborne, M. D. , Moon, K. S., and Poirier, W. H. (paper, presentation)

Session 2/3 — Chair: Russell Alger

  1. “Research Overview of the "Keweenaw Snow Paver"”, by Alger, R. G., and Gruenberg, S. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Analysis of Vehicle Drop Tests”, by Harrell, A. W. (paper, presentation)
  3. “A Four-State Field Evaluation of the Boeing Landing Suitability Index (BLSI) for Automatically Mapping Candidate Aircraft Operating Sites in Natural Terrain from LANDSAT TM Data”, by Vincent, R. K., and Jennings, D. L. (paper, presentation)
  4. “Computer-Based Decision Support for Enhanced Winter Road Maintenance”, by Blaisdell, G., Hallowell, R. G., Mahoney, W. P., and Myers, W. (paper, presentation)

Session 3/3 — Chair: Russell Alger

  1. “Collection/Use of Meteorological Data to Predict State-of-the-Ground”, by Willoughby, W. E., Moore, D. W., Mason, G. L., McKinley, G., and Sullivan, P. M. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Development of Emperical Equation for the Variation in the Mechanical Properties of an Agricultural Sandy Loam as Functions of Bulk Density and Moisture Content”, by Mouazen, A. M., and Ramon, H. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Extraction Kinetics of Sugar Beet; Energy Requirement and Adhering-Soil Tare”, by Vermeulen, G.D., and Perdok, UD (paper, presentation)

Track 4. Roads/Routing/Robots

Session 1/2 — Chair: Dr. Scott Fish

  1. “Using GPS to Evaluate Vehicle Movement Patterns and Impacts during Training Maneuvers”, by Ayers, P., Anderson, Alan B., and Haugen, Liv (paper, presentation)
  2. “A New Driver Model Based on Fuzzy-Neural Theory and its Virtual Experiment”, by Nian-dong, Y., Nissen, P., and Qun, Yu (paper, presentation)
  3. “The Bekker/Wong for Robotic Vehicle Mobility Analysis”, by Gerhart, G. R. , Muench, P., and Overholt, J. (paper, presentation)
  4. “Analysis, Design and Test of Wheels for a 4kg-class Mobile Device for the Surface of Mars”, by Richter, L., Smuda, W., Bernasconi, M.C., and Coste, P. (paper, presentation)

Session 2/2 — Chair: Dr. Scott Fish

  1. “Rapid Determination of Route Condition”, by Lynch, L., Powell, J. F., Greig, S., Falls, T.C., and Horner, D. A. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Spherical Robot: A Novel Strategy to Omnidirectional Rolling Robot”, by Javadi, A. H., Chitsazan, M., Mojabi, P., and Delnavaz, A. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Scaling Deep Snow Mobility for Lightweight Robotic Vehicles”, by Lever, J. (paper, presentation)

Track 5. Traction

Session 1/3 — Chair: Dr. George Mason

  1. “Analysis of Interaction between Lunar Terrain and Treaded Wheel by Distinct Element Method”, by Fujii, H, Oida, A., Nakashima, H., Momozu, M., Kanamori, H., Yokoyama, and Miyasaka, J. (paper, presentation)
  2. “A New Fast Tire Model”, by Harth, V, Fayet, M., Maiffredy, L., and Renou, C. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Overview of Cold Regions Mobility Modeling at CRREL”, by Shoop, S. (paper, presentation)

Session 2/3 — Chair: Dr. George Mason

  1. “High Speed Rubbertracked Vehicle for National Parks and Other Commercial off Road Use”, by Kanzler, H. (paper, presentation)
  2. “The Effect of a Suspension on Traction on a Sandy Loam ”, by Keen, A. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Algorithm and Implementation of Soil-tire Contact Analysis Code Based on Dynamic FE-DE- Method”, by Nakashimi, H., and Oida, A. (paper, presentation)
  4. “The Effectiveness of Cage Wheel as a Traction Aid”, by Kim, K. U., and Wu, Y. G. (paper, presentation)

Session 3/3 — Chair: Dr. George Mason

  1. “Testing Vehicles on Slippery Soils Throughout the Whole Year at ETAS”, by Ramaen, C. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Instrumented and Refitted Truck as the Load Test Vehicle”, by Jianqiao, L., Luquan, R., Zhanrong, C., and Bingcong, C. (paper, presentation)

Track 6. Pavements/Construction

Session 1/3 — Chair: Dr. Larry Lynch

  1. “The 3-D Finite Element Analysis of Pavement Response to Dynamic Vehicle Load”, by Chen, Jing, Liu, D., and Chen, B. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Analytic Method to Predict the Dynamic Interaction of a Dozer Blade with Earthen Material”, by Hofstetter, K.W. (paper, presentation)
  3. “The Analysis of Vehicle Speed and Load Effect on Pavement Strain”, by Liu, D., Chen, J., and Chen, B. (paper, presentation)
  4. “Developing an Excavation Torque Model for Dense Sands”, by Ambassah, N. O., and Fukagawa, R. (paper, presentation)

Session 2/3 — Chair: Dr. Larry Lynch

  1. “Vibro-cutting Characteristics of a Blade for a Weak Rock”, by Muro, T., and Tran, D.T. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Study on the Efficiency of the Digging Process Using the Model of Excavator Bucket”, by Maciejewski, J., Jarzebowski, A. , and Trampczynski, W. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Development of a New Type of Single Drum Vibratory Roller”, by Nohse, Y., and Kitano, M. (paper, presentation)
  4. “Theoretical Models and Experimental Verification on the Resistance to Sideforms in Slipform Paving”, by Yongbiao, H., Tingji, H., and Die, C. (paper, presentation)

Session 3/3 — Chair: Dr. Larry Lynch

  1. “Changes in Road Roughness Caused by Seasonal Freeze/Thaw in Secondary Roads”, by Weale, J., and Blaisdell, G. (paper, presentation)
  2. “The Lateral and Longitudinal Propagation Law on the Acceleration in Slipform Paving Concrete”, by Yongbiao, H., Tingji, H., and Die, C. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Modelling the Traction of a Prototype Track Based on Soil-Rubber Friction and Adhesion”, by Plessis, HLM du, and Yu, T. (paper, presentation)

Track 7. Agricultural Applications

Session 1/3 — Chair: Mr. Alan Anderson

  1. “Basic Study on Excavation Mechanism for Dry Sandy Grounds”, by Fukagawa, R., Kobayashi, T., and Watanabe, I. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Applications of Biotics Nonsmooth Surface to Reduce Draft Resistance Against Soil”, by Jianqiao, L., Bingcong, C., Tong, J., and Luquan, R. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Benefits of Central Tire Inflation Systems for Agricultural Vehicles”, by Adams, B., Reid, J., and Hummel, J. (paper, presentation)
  4. “Influence of Track Shoes Parameters on their Self-Cleaning Ability during Straight Motion of Crawler Earthmover”, by Poncyliusz, Marek M., Zhang, Q., and Hoeft, R. (paper, presentation)

Session 2/3 — Chair: Mr. Alan Anderson

  1. “Applications of the Bionics Flexibility Technology for Anti-Adhesion of Between Soil and Working Components”, by Luquan, R., Jianqiao, L., Jin, T., and Chen, B. (paper, presentation)
  2. “The Basic Characteristic of Transport Vehicle which Adapted Steering Device in which Soft Soil Between Ridges in Greenhouse is not Damaged”, by Sato, K., and Yamashita, J. (paper, presentation)

Session 3/3 — Chair: Mr. Alan Anderson

  1. “Study on the Mechanism of Over-Head-Type Load-Haul-Dump with a Vessel”, by Takahashi, H., Morikawa, Y., and Tateyama, K. (paper, presentation)
  2. “Investigation on the Soil-Type Interaction of Agricultural Tyres with Respect to the Influence of Dynamic Tyre Load”, by Schlotter, V., Fukagawa, R., and Kutzbach, H.D. (paper, presentation)

Track 8. Vehicle Dynamic Simulation

Session 1/3 — Chair: Dr. Al Reid

  1. “A Low-Cost PC Simulator Environment for Off-Road VPG Simulation”, by Qidwai, M. (paper, presentation)
  2. “A Mobility Server for Distributed Simulations”, by Gates, B., Cummins, C., and Green, J. G. (paper, presentation)
  3. “A Detailed Multi-Body Model for Dynamic Simulation of Off-Road Tracked Vehicles”, by Rubinstein, D., and Hitron, R. (paper, presentation)
  4. “LVSR Simulation Based Design in the ADAMS/Chassis Environment”, by (paper, presentation)

Session 2/3 — Chair: Dr. Al Reid

  1. “High Fidelity Tire-Soil Interaction Modeling and Simulation for VPG Applications”, by Solis, D., and Pan, W. (paper, presentation)
  2. “VEHDYN Obstacle Module”, by Creighton, D., and Jones, R. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Special Demands for a Moving-base System for an Off-Road Driving Simulator”, by Fortmuller, T. (paper, presentation)
  4. “Off Road Vehicles in a Dynamic Three-Dimensional Realtime Simulation”, by Harnisch, C., and Lach, B. (paper, presentation)

Session 3/3 — Chair: Dr. Al Reid

  1. “The Design and Realization of Virtual Vehicle Experiment System”, by Wang, S., and Qun, Y. (paper, presentation)
  2. “30-Ton Family of Fighting Vehicles”, by Mantrala, A., Hodges Jr., Henry, Ashmore, S. Colin, Ouimette, S., and Rowan, Robert D. (paper, presentation)
  3. “Simulation of Driver-Vehicle Closed-Loop System in Virtual Scenes”, by Xiong, J., and Zeng, J. (paper, presentation)

2002 Sohne-Hata-Jurecka Award

  1. “Improved FEM Simulation Model for Tire Soil Interaction”, by Fervers, C. (paper, presentation)

2002 Bekker-Reece-Radforth Award

  1. “Advanced Mobility in Difficult Terrain”, by Falk, A. (paper, presentation)