Verification of the mathematically computed impact of the relief gradient to vehicle speed

Martin Bureš, Filip Dohnal


Terrain traficability is one of the key activities of military planning, firefighting and emergency interventions. Terrain traficability is affected by many factors and terrain slope is one of them. Deceleration ratio that represents the influence of slope inclination is dependent on a technical attributes of vehicle. The results of field terrain tests suggest that deceleration ratio established via calculation does not have to correspond with practical experience.


cross-country movement; deceleration ratio; terrain slope

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