Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Advances in Tribology
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 4858317, 15 pages
Research Article

A Rational Theory of Tire-Pavement Friction

18417 Smugglers Cove Lane, SW Mukilteo, WA 98275, USA
2Center for Advanced Infrastructure Technology (CAIT), University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677-1848, USA

Received 9 October 2015; Accepted 24 January 2016

Academic Editor: Patrick De Baets

Copyright © 2016 Robert H. Smith and Waheed Uddin. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. H. W. Kummer, “Unified theory of rubber and tire friction,” Engineering Research Bulletin B-94, The Pennsylvania State University, 1966. View at Google Scholar
  2. P. Haney, The Racing & High Performance Tire, SAE International, 2003.
  3. R. H. Smith, Analyzing Friction in the Design of Rubber Products and Their Paired Surfaces, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fla, USA, 2008.
  4. W. E. Meyer, R. R. Hegmon, and T. D. Gillespie, “Locked-wheel pavement skid tester correlation and calibration techniques,” Tech. Rep. 151, Transportation Research Board, National Cooperative Highway Research Program, National Research Council, Washington, DC, USA, 1974. View at Google Scholar
  5. B. N. J. Persson, “On the theory of rubber friction,” Surface Science, vol. 401, no. 3, pp. 445–454, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. P. M. Pfalzner, “On the friction of various synthetic and natural rubbers on ice,” Canadian Journal of Research, vol. 28, no. 12, pp. 468–489, 1950. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  7. K. Mori, S. Kaneda, K. Kanae, H. Hirahara, Y. Oishi, and A. Iwabuchi, “Influence on friction force of adhesion force between vulcanizates and sliders,” Rubber Chemistry and Technology, vol. 67, no. 5, pp. 797–805, 1994. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  8. R. H. Smith and T. W. Neubert, “Calculating tire/pavement friction forces,” International Journal of Pavements, vol. 10, no. 1–3, pp. 2–14, 2011. View at Google Scholar
  9. T. J. Yager, S. M. Stubbs, and P. M. Davis, “Aircraft radial-belted tire evaluation,” in Emerging Technologies in Aircraft Landing Gear, J. A. Tanner, P. C. Ulrich, J. P. Medzorian, and D. L. Morris, Eds., Paper 901931, pp. 243–250, SAE International, Warrendale, Pa, USA, 1997. View at Google Scholar
  10. ASTM International, “Standard specifications for special purpose, smooth-tread tire, operated on fixed braking slip continuous friction measuring equipment,” ASTM E1551-08, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa, USA, 2008. View at Google Scholar
  11. T. J. W. Leland, T. J. Yager, and U. T. Joyner, “Effects of pavement texture on wet-runway braking performance,” NASA Publication TN D4323, NASA, 1968. View at Google Scholar
  12. ASTM International, “Standard specifications for standard rib tire for pavement skid-resistance tests,” ASTM E501-08, ASTM International, 2015. View at Google Scholar
  13. ASTM International, “Standard test method for skid resistance of paved surfaces using a full-scale tire,” ASTM E274/E274M-11, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa, USA, 2011. View at Google Scholar
  14. USA Today, “Interview with aircraft Captain Cox,” April 2013.
  15. Minnesota Department of Transportation, Minnesota's Astro-Turf Drag Technique Texturing Concrete Pavements, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Saint Paul, Minn, USA, 2005,
  16. R. Bond, G. Lees, and A. R. Williams, “An approach towards the understanding of the tyre,” in The Physics of Tire Traction-Theory and Experiment, D. F. Hays and A. L. Browne, Eds., chapter 4, Plenum Press, 1974. View at Google Scholar
  17. A. R. Williams, “A review of tire traction,” in Vehicle, Tire, Pavement Interface, J. J. Henry and J. C. Wambold, Eds., p. 132, ASTM, West Conshohocken, Pa, USA, 1992. View at Google Scholar
  18. American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, 6th edition, 2011.
  19. J. F. Archard, “Elastic deformation and the contact of surfaces,” Nature, vol. 172, pp. 918–919, 1953. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  20. J. F. Archard, “Elastic deformation and the laws of friction,” Proceedings of the Royal Society A, vol. 243, no. 1233, pp. 190–205, 1957. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  21. B. Persson, Sliding Friction: Physical Principles and Applications, Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2000.