Projects of M.Sc. Robert Lee Gates
Computational techniques for the stochastic excitation of rolling tires from rough road surface contact
Robert Lee Gates, M.Sc.; Prof. Dr.-Ing. Udo Nackenhorst
DFG (German Research Foundation)
In this project, we intend to address issues in modeling rolling tires on rough road surfaces by (a) extending previously developed methods by a stochastic excitation function describing the interaction of the macroscopic tire model and the detailed meso-mechanical contact behavior of the tire tread with the road surface; (b) including dynamic stiffening effects in the rubber compound.