0.10

0.08

0.06

Test 0202

0.04

0.02

Test 0126

0

0

1

2

3

4

5

Number of Wheels through Snow

represented as a coefficient multiplied by the ve-

where

hicle wheel load, and 3) using the sinkage predic-

tion algorithm of eq 1 and 7, resulted in the follow-

ing equation for 1/2 the total vehicle resistance

if *h > *0.22 m

0.22

(each axle is considered to be symmetrical).

where

(

)

1.26

+

(8)

0.0475 *h*r L2 + 0.0246 *h*r L3

25

Eq 1 and 7

Eq 1 with Table

20

of Values for ρf

15

10

Over-predicted

5

Under-predicted

0

0

5

10

15

20

25

Measured Sinkage (cm)

16

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