2 edition of Automobile tire hydroplaning found in the catalog.
Automobile tire hydroplaning
A. J. Stocker
by Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University in College Station
Written in English
|Statement||by A. J. Stocker, J. T. Dotson, and D. L. Ivey.|
|Series||Research report - Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University ; no. 147-3F, Research report (Texas Transportation Institute) ;, 147-3F.|
|Contributions||Dotson, J. T., joint author., Ivey, Don L., joint author., Texas. Highway Dept.|
|LC Classifications||HE203 .T43 no. 147-3f, TL243 .T43 no. 147-3f|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 101 p. :|
|Number of Pages||101|
|LC Control Number||75622045|
The almost universal adoption of radial tires has made adhesion on wet pavement less of a problem; however, where bias-ply tires are still used, the speed at which "hydroplaning" occurs, i.e. the tire loses contact with the pavement and begins to slide on the film of water, can be easily calculated as the square root of the tire pressure, times. The water pressure in front of the tire forces a layer of water underneath the tire, reducing friction and causing the driver to lose control of the car. Learning how to avoid hydroplaning and regain control when it does happen will help you stay out of danger the Views: K.
It can cause your tires to spin faster if you start to hydroplane. Then you could fishtail and lose steering control when tires regain traction. Don’t drive through water flowing across the road even if you’re going slow. A car can be swept away by as little as 12 inches of water. Try to drive in the tire tracks left by the cars in front of. Once your car starts to hydroplane, you may wind up in a skid, which could put you off the road or in the path of another car. To break free of the skid, AAA recommends: 1.
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Shows how and why automobile tires lose contact with wet pavements and the relationship between speed, tire wear and water depth. Emphasizes the dangers of hydroplaning. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive.
AUTOMOBILE TIRE HYDROPLANING - A STUDY OF WHEEL August SPIN-DOWN AND OTHER VARIABLES 6. Performing Organization Code 7, Author/ s) 8. Performing Organization Report No. Stocker, Automobile tire hydroplaning book. Dotson, and D. Ivey Research Report F.
Automobile Tire Hydroplaning - AVAVNB1 The video shows how and why automobile tires lose contact with wet pavements and the relationship between speed, tire wear, and water depth. The dangers of hydroplaning are emphasized. The video was produced jointly with the Bureau of Public Roads. Hydroplaning is caused by the build up of fluid pressures within the zone between the tire and the pavement.
These forces can increase to the point where the. hydrodynamic uplift equals the down:ward force exerted on the wheel. At this point the tire is hydroplaning or completely supported by Automobile tire hydroplaning book water layer. Testing and Analysis of Tire Hydroplaning. The ability to view the tire footprint and simultaneously to measure the tire-to-road surface interface forces is essential to the investigation of parameters affecting high-speed passenger tire performance on wet surfaces.
The tire is photographed from below through a glass plate; the tire-to-road surface inter-face forces are recorded Cited by: Automobile Tire Hydroplaning: Why It Happens is a short educational film that includes some fascinating NASA footage from the period, including a view under the road showing what hydroplaning looks like from underneath.
Although tire technology has come a long way since this film was made, it’s still a good watch, and some of the demonstrations will give you pause for thought next. 4/32" of remaining tread depth your tires are recommended for dry roads only. Hydroplaning occurs when a wedge of water lifts the tire from the road, creating a potentially dangerous laning is most frequent with heavy rain or high speed in wet conditions.
It's the tires. Automobile Tire Hydroplaning - AVAVNB1 The video shows how and why automobile tires lose contact with wet pavements and the relationship between speed, tire wear, and water depth. The dangers. Tire Buyer's FAQ -- What You Should Know And Ask. The next time you're in the market to buy tires, be sure to print out these Tire Buyers' FAQ (PDF, KB) to equip yourself with key purchasing information about tires.
Once you've selected the right tires for you and your vehicle, our handbook Congratulations on Your New Tire Purchase (PDF, KB) can help you locate and record important. Properly and Regularly Rotate and Balance your Tires. Keeping your tires in tune will also help prevent your car from hydroplaning on wet roads.
It is advisable to have your vehicle’s tires rotated and balanced every other time you have your oil changed, approximately every seven to. Hydroplaning happens when one or more tires is lifted from the road by a wedge of water that gets trapped in front of and under a tire as the vehicle drives through water.
Hydroplaning most frequently occurs during heavy rainstorms when water creates puddles on the highway or expressway. Phenomena of pneumatic tire hydroplaning. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Walter B Horne; Robert C Dreher; United States.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. tire technology, notably the radial constructions now adopted nearly universally.
Intherefore, Dr. H.K. Brewer and Dr. Owings of NHTSA proposed that NHTSA should sponsor and publish electronically a new book on passenger car tires, under our editor-ship, to meet the needs of a new generation of tire scientists, engineers, designers and.
To understand how hydroplaning works, you need to know how traction works. Traction is the friction that builds up between the tires on a car and the pavement. Rolling traction is the interaction between the tire and the surface, which results in forward motion.
When water coats that surface, the tire. Driving the car with the under-inflated rear tires proved to be much more difficult to drive and forced the driver to slow down to retain control, producing lap times that were several seconds slower than the properly inflated car.
While tire manufacturers can develop tires with great hydroplaning resistance and wet traction, poor maintenance. Tires have a great impact on your ability to control your vehicle, and good tires allow for quick stops and adequate friction with the road surface. From regular highway tires to winter tires, you can find all the types you need at Walmart.
Take advantage of our Every Day Low Prices and remain safe on the road. Find the correct tires for your car. A: Hydroplaning is a function of tire footprint, all other things being equal, a tire with a wider footprint will tend to hydroplane more.
If the low-profile tire is wider, it will indeed. Magazines and automobile clubs scrutinise tires regularly. Such a tire test is highly complex and yields many measured data on the test site and in the laboratory as well. Then everything is evaluated and converted to ratings.
Whether the recommended products of these tire tests convince the motorists as well, is another matter. Automobile Tire Hydroplaning— What Happens* A. Casanova III Safety Standards Engineer National Safety Bureau Department of Transportation, Washington, D.
WHAT IS TIRE HYDROPLANING. When driving a car on a wet highway, water may penetrate be tween the tire and pavement. This penetration results in the forma. All-season tires provide adequate on-road grip all year.
They ride smoothly and quietly, providing a high level of comfort. Such tires also last long and help balance the fuel consumption of your car. These are the best tires for your car if you live in an area with a mild climate.
Snow/winter tires. In addition to tires, Sam's Club carries a wide variety of vehicle accessories including batteries, hitches, truck boxes, and even motor oil, degreasers and other fluids.
Keep your car clean with car wash, cleaning brushes and a spotless water system, and then protect it with car mats, and a fitted car cover. Don't forget the electronics.Like car winter/snow tires, always use truck winter/snow tires in a set of four for optimum grip to go, stop, and corner.
But on cleared roads they might not grip as well as all-season tires, and.Reduced wet-weather braking can be even more dangerous than hydroplaning. Compared with new tires, those with half their tread depth took 3 to 6 feet longer to come to a stop from 40 mph on our.