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An Experimental Study about Tractive Performance of Tracked Vehicle on Deep-sea Soft Sediment Based on Design of Experiment Using Orthogonal Array
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  • Journal title : Ocean and Polar Research
  • Volume 26, Issue 2,  2004, pp.333-339
  • Publisher : Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology
  • DOI : 10.4217/OPR.2004.26.2.333
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An Experimental Study about Tractive Performance of Tracked Vehicle on Deep-sea Soft Sediment Based on Design of Experiment Using Orthogonal Array
Choi, Jong-Su; Hong, Sup; Kim, Hyung-Woo; Lee, Tae-Hee;
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This paper is concerned with an experimental investigation about tractive performance of a tracked vehicle on extremely soft soil. A tracked vehicle model with principal dimensions of and the weight of 167 kg was constructed with a pair of driving chain links driven by two AC-servo motors. The tracks are configured with detachable grousers with variable span. Deep seabed was simulated by means of bentonite-water mixture in a soil bin of . Slip of vehicle and driving torque of motor were measured with respect to experimental variables; grouser span, grouser chevron angle, driving speed, drawbar-pull weight, position of center-of-gravity and weight. orthogonal array is adopted for DOE (Design Of Experiment). The effects of experiment variables on traction performance are evaluated.
cohesive soil;tracked vehicle;orthogonal arrays;Design Of Experiment;grouser;drawbar-pull test;slip;driving torque;
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