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dc.contributor.authorLow, Yiing Jye.
dc.date.accessioned2011-06-13T08:44:35Z
dc.date.available2011-06-13T08:44:35Z
dc.date.copyright2011en_US
dc.date.issued2011
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/45442
dc.description.abstractTraction device are commonly found and used in regions where snow can cause mobility problems for vehicles, during winter. Yet, in other areas such as rescue and restoration, and construction, traction devices for heavy vehicles also play an important role, because of the soft and slippery soil surface they move on. While steel traction chains meant for snow can be conveniently used for vehicles moving in mud, they remain costly, with a short lifespan and are a hassle for drivers to install them. In this project, studies were first made on the properties of soft soils and tire traction to better understand their effect on a slipping tire trapped in mud. Alternative designs were brainstormed based on new concepts that have been inspired from current products that are also used to improve traction, such as football boots for example. Special attention has also been focused on the method of installation to reduce the hassle and time required to install the new designs.en_US
dc.format.extent42 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineering::Motor vehiclesen_US
dc.titleDesign and study of different patterns of traction threads on the effects of traction on the vehicleen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorLim Chu Singen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)en_US
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