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Prediction of impacts of wheeled vehicles on terrain

Li, Q.; Ayers, P.D.; Anderson, A.B.

Journal of Terramechanics 44(2): 205-215


ISSN/ISBN: 0022-4898
DOI: 10.1016/j.jterra.2006.05.003
Accession: 013468636

Traffic of off-road vehicles can disturb soil, decrease vegetation development, and increase soil erosion. Terrain impacts caused by wheeled off-road vehicles were studied in this paper. Models were developed to predict terrain impacts caused by wheeled vehicles in terms of disturbed width and impact severity.

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