Parameters of Over-Snow Vehicle Design 680030

The design of successful over-snow vehicles is a complex problem because of the constantly changing media of snow over which they must operate. The vehicles also encounter a wide variety of surfaces other than snow. Careful consideration must be given to vehicle weight, ground pressures, suspension type, steering method, track cleat design, and overall vehicle weight-size relationships if the vehicles are to negotiate successfully the wide variety of snow and other surfaces over which they travel.


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