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Performance of a logging truck with a central tire inflation system.Author(s): John A. Sturos; Douglas B. Brumm; Andrew Lehto
Source: Research Paper NC-322. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionDescribes the performance of an 11-axle logging truck with a central tire inflation system. Results included reduced damages to roads, improved ride of the truck, improved drawbar pull, and reduced rolling resistance. Road construction costs were reduced 62%, primarily due to using 33% less gravel.
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CitationSturos, John A.; Brumm, Douglas B.; Lehto, Andrew. 1995. Performance of a logging truck with a central tire inflation system. Research Paper NC-322. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsforest engineering, forest operations, forest roads, logging, economics
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