5th North American Conference Saskatoon

5th North American Conference

Saskatoon, Canada, 1995
ISBN 978-1-942112-42-6, €95

Track 1. Traction Devices in Agriculture

  1. “Dynamic Behaviour of Agriculture Tires”, by J. Plesser and H.D. Kutzbach (paper, presentation)
  2. “Traction and Soil Compaction Due to Low/Correct Inflation Pressure for Radial Ply Tractor Tires”, by K.P. Lancas, S.K. Upadhyaya, and M. Sime (paper, presentation)
  3. “Traffic Induced Soil Compaction and its Solutions - Farmer's Perspectives”, by S. Tessier, L. Chi, S. Richard, C. Laguë and S. Pigeon (paper, presentation)
  4. “Soil Stress State Orientation Beneath a Tire at Various Loads and Inflation Pressures”, by Thomas R. Way, Clarence E. Johnson, Alvin C. Bailey, Randy L. Raper and Eddie C. Burt (paper, presentation)
  5. “Soil Strain Profile Beneath a Tire”, by Donald C. Erbach (paper, presentation)
  6. “Soil Hydraulic Conductivity under Simulated Track & Wheel Tractor Traffic”, by Suri Thangavadivelu, T. Loughin, and J. Slocombe (paper, presentation)
  7. “Ground Pressure Distribution and Traction Efficiency of Tires and Traction-Martin”, by D. Carrier, N.B. McLaughlin, S. Tessier, L. Chi, C. Laguë, and E. Martin-Comellas (paper, presentation)
  8. “Contact Pressure and Soil Compaction Under Belted and Rubber Tired Tractors”, by Lyle E. Stephens, Frank M. Zoz, and Jack C. Wiley (paper, presentation)
  9. “Development and Evaluation of a Modular, Steel reinforced Rubber Track System”, by E. Martin-Comellas, S. Tessier, D. Carrier, and C. Laguë (paper, presentation)
  10. “A Theoretical Basis for Tractor Ballasting Recommendations”, by Frank M. Zoz and Jack C. Wiley (paper, presentation)
  11. “Effect of Parameter Variability on Traction Prediction Equations”, by N.B. McLaughlin (paper, presentation)
  12. “Basic Concepts in Traction Mechanics - a Discussion”, by S. Persson (paper, presentation)

Track 2. Forestry and Mining

  1. “Mechanized Spacing of the Young Forest - A Threat or a Possibility?”, by Iwan Wasterlund (paper, presentation)
  2. “Soil Loosening of Compacted Forest Landings in Central Saskatchewan”, by M.C.J. Grevers and K.C.J Van Rees (paper, presentation)
  3. “Evaluation of Guidance Sensors for Mine Automation at Eagle Point”, by Terrence J. Nelson, David Neuburger, and Dan Thomson (paper, presentation)
  4. “Wear Characteristics of Rubber of Track Belt Running on Rough Terrain”, by Soichiro Kawahara and Tatsuro Muro (paper, presentation)
  5. “Performance of Hydraulic Excavators for Mining Operations”, by P.W. Claar II, Liansuo Xie, Dwight Furleigh, Robert Britton, and Hilary Inyang (paper, presentation)
  6. “Prediction of Horizontal Forces Acting on Agricultural Tyres”, by Thomas Barrelmeyer and H.D. Kutzbach (paper, presentation)
  7. “The Development and Use of Rubber Tracks in Agriculture”, by Ratko I. Nikolić (paper, presentation)

Track 3. Soil Dynamics and Tillage

  1. “Local Tension and Soil Mechanic Characteristics: Models of Development”, by Andres Bergonzini and Florenzo Malaguti (paper, presentation)
  2. “Finite Element Analysis of Soil Compaction Reduction with High Floatation Tires and Tracks”, by L. Chi and S. Tessier (paper, presentation)
  3. “Designing Better Transducers for Soil Bin Tests”, by G. Farad, F. Malaguti, and R. Paoluzzi (paper, presentation)
  4. “Shape Variation of Rotary Tiller Blade by Wearing”, by S. Shibusawa, T. Kobashi, K. Ishida, and N. Fujiwara (paper, presentation)
  5. “Soil Deformation and Stress Analysis Under a Rolling Wheel”, by W.A. Foster, Jr., C.E. Johnson, Sally Shoop, and Randy L. Raper (paper, presentation)
  6. “Investigation of Stress-Strain Relationship of Sand”, by Liu Jude (paper, presentation)

Track 4. Poster Session

  1. “Sprocket up-Ratio for Positive Drive Rubber Track”, by T. Muramatsu and E. Teramoto (poster)
  2. “Vibratory Soil Cutting Analysis”, by J. Zhang and R.L. Kushwaha (poster)
  3. “System Identification and "impedance" of Soil Cutting”, by F. Malagutti (poster)
  4. “A Soil-Metal Interface Constitutive Model for Clay Soil”, by J. Shen and R.L. Kushwaha (poster)
  5. “Development and Evaluation of Parameter Estimation Technique Using Response Surface Method”, by M. Sime and S.K. Upadhyaya (poster)
  6. “Tool Draft at High Speed Operation”, by U. Rosa and R.L. Kushwaha (poster)
  7. “Effect of Layered Seedbud on Seed Germination”, by A. Keyhani and D. Wulfsohn (poster)
  8. “An Elasto-Plastic Constitutive Model with Multiple-Yield Surface for Agricultural Cohesive Soil”, by L. Chi, R.L. Kushwaha, and S. Tessier (poster)
  9. “The Effect of Combine and Transportation Systems on the Changes in the Soil Harvesting of Sugar Beet”, by R.I. Nikolić and Z.D. Popović (poster)

Track 5. Vehicle Mobility and Dynamics

  1. “Fuzzy Neural Network: Theory and Applications”, by M.M. Gupta (paper, presentation)

Track 6. Vehicle Mobility

  1. “Application of Artificial Neural Network to Off-Road Mobility”, by H.E. Anita, A.M.O. Mohamed, R.N. Yong, and G.J. Irwin (paper, presentation)
  2. “Vehicle-Media Interaction Model”, by David Horner, Robert Walker, and Robert B. Underwood (paper, presentation)
  3. “Stochastic Mobility Modeling: Forecasting Temporal Changes in Soil Strength”, by George L. Mason and Dimitri A. Grivas (paper, presentation)
  4. “Methodology for Predicting for Winter Conditions in the NATO Reference Mobility Model”, by R.B. Ahlvin and S.A. Shoop (paper, presentation)
  5. “Articulated Navigation Testbed”, by D.M. Hanna, A.W. McCormac, C.A. Brosinsky, R.K. Anderson, and S.L. Bogner (paper, presentation)
  6. “Observation of Snow Deformation by a Wheel”, by Paul W. Richmond (paper, presentation)
  7. “Modelling Vehicle Mobility over Multi-Layered Deep Snowcover”, by G.J. Irwin, H.E. Antia, A.M.O. Mohamed, and R.N. Yong (paper, presentation)
  8. “The Application of Dynamical Neural Networks to Autonomous Obstacle Navigation”, by B. Vandegriend (paper, presentation)
  9. “Computer-Based Dynamic Performance Evaluation of the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement”, by Michael D. Letherwood, Roger A. Wehage, and David D. Gunter (paper, presentation)
  10. “Guidance System for Agricultural Vehicles”, by N.D. Klassen and J.N. Wilson (paper, presentation)
  11. “The Size of Pumps and Motors in Hydrostatic Transmission” , by R. Paoluzzi, G. Rigamonti, and L.G. Zarotti (paper, presentation)

Track 7. Vehicle Dynamics

  1. “Multi-Factorial Analysis of Military Vehicle Track and Suspension Parameters”, by Nancy L. Saxon (paper, presentation)
  2. “Ride and Stability Performance of a 1/4 Ton 4X4 Truck with Active Suspension”, by D.M. Hanna, A.W. McCormac, D.G. Harding, and D.R. Fenrick (paper, presentation)
  3. “Handling and Stability Evaluation fo Four-Track Steering Vehicles Considering Traction Force Distribution Control”, by K. Watanabe, M. Kitano, and A. Fujishima (paper, presentation)
  4. “Terrain Imposed Active Suspension Performance Limits”, by F.B. Hoogterp, M.K. Eiler, and A.A. Zeid (paper, presentation)
  5. “Active Seat Suspension System for Off-Road Vehicles”, by J.N. Wilson and N.D. Klassen (paper, presentation)
  6. “A Limited Study of Terrain Induced Vibration in the M1A1 and T72 Battle Tanks for RAMD Assessment”, by Randolph A. Jones (paper, presentation)
  7. “Prediction of Seated Man Response to Whole-Body Vibrations and Off-Road Ride Quality Evaluation”, by H. Philosof and N. Galili (paper, presentation)
  8. “Demostration of Accutrak Positioning System with a Grass Mower”, by Ron Palmer (paper, presentation)
  9. “Applications of the Computer Simulation Model NTVPM-86 to the Design and Development of High-Speed Tracked Vehicles”, by J.Y. Wong (paper, presentation)
  10. “Analysis of the Vibration-Excitation Effect Caused by Deformable Soil Surfaces”, by Lajos Laib (paper, presentation)

Track 8. Terrain-Vehicle Interaction and Environment

  1. “Forest Operational Systems Friendly to the Environment”, by Iwan Wasterlund (paper, presentation)