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The Effect of Dynamic Load, Inflation Pressure and Number of Passes of Tire on Soil Compaction under the Tire

Ssung, L.K.; 박원엽

Journal of Biosystems Engineering 27(1): 1-10

2002


ISSN/ISBN: 1738-1266
Accession: 070451407

This study was carried out to investigate experimentally the effect of three factors(dynamic load, inflation pressure and number of passes of tire) on soil compaction under the tire. The experiment were conducted with a 6.00R14 radial-ply tire for sandy loam soil using soil bin system. To evaluate the effect of three factors on soil compaction under the tire, the sinkage, density and volume of soil under the tire were measured for the three levels of dynamic load(1.17kN, 2.35kN and 3.53kN), for the three levels of tire inflation pressure(103.42kPa, 206.84kPa and 413.69kPa), and for three different number of passes(1, 3 and 5).The results of this study can be summarized as follows :1. As dynamic load, inflation pressure and number of passes of the tire increased, soil sinkage and density increased, and volume of soil decreased. Thus increase in dynamic load, inflation pressure and number of passes of the tire would increase soil compaction.2. The effect of tire inflation pressure on sinkage, density and volume of soil under the tire was relatively less than that of the dynamic load. Therefore, it was concluded that dynamic load was more important factor affecting soil compaction in comparison to the inflation pressure of tire. 3. The effect of three different factors on sinkage, density and volume of soil decreased as the soil depth increase. Consequently, it was found that soil compaction at a shallow depth in soil was larger than that at deep place in soil.

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