Resource Initiative

ISTVS Resource Initiative

To contibute to our broad terramechanics community, the ISTVS Board of Directors has launched an initiative to create resource guides in the thematic areas of terramechanics. Resource guides are being developed on all the themes of interest to ISTVS members.

ISTVS members interested in contributing to the creation of these pages are requested to contact:

Resource Initiative Team

» Dr. Alex Keen, ri@istvs.org
» Dr. Lutz Richter, lutz.richter@ohb.de
» Dr. Corina Sandu, csandu@vt.edu
» Prof. Kazuyoshi Tateyama, tateyama@se.ritsumei.ac.jp

» Visit the model Resource Initiative Page


Published Resources

The ISTVS Resource Initiative is launching with two guides:

» Planetary Robotics
» Terramechanics Standards


Planned Resources

Look for resource guides on these themes to be published in the coming months:

» Agricultural, earth-moving, and operating machinery
» Design, modeling, and simulation of terrain-vehicle systems
» Environment
» Planetary rovers, mobile robotics, and autonomous navigation
» Terramechanics
» Terrain characterization and evaluation
» Vehicle mobility, dynamics, and control
» Vehicle-terrain (soil, snow/ice, sand) interaction

» Visit the model Resource Initiative Page