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Title: Performance of a logging truck with a central tire inflation system.

Author: Sturos, John A.; Brumm, Douglas B.; Lehto, Andrew;

Date: 1995

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)

Description: Describes 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.

Keywords: forest engineering, forest operations, forest roads, logging, economics

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Sturos, 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

 


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