KECK INSTITUTE FOR SPACE STUDIES

       

Papers:

  • Zhou, Feng and Arvidson, Raymond E. and Bennett, Keith et al. (2014) Simulations of Mars Rover Traverses. Journal of Field Robotics, 31 (1). pp. 141-160. ISSN 1556-4959. PDF
  • Vlahinić, Ivan and Andò, Edward and Viggiani, Gioacchino et al. (2014) Towards a more accurate characterization of granular media: extracting quantitative descriptors from tomographic images. Granular Matter, 16 (1). pp. 9-21. ISSN 1434-7636. PDF
  • Senatore, Carmine and Wulfmeier, Markus and Vlahinić, Ivan et al. (2013) Design and implementation of a particle image velocimetry method for analysis of running gear–soil interaction. Journal of Terramechanics, 50 (5-6). pp. 311-326. ISSN 0022-4898. PDF
  • Wong, J. Y. and Kobayashi, Taizo (2012) Further study of the method of approach to testing the performance of extraterrestrial rovers/rover wheels on earth. Journal of Terramechanics . ISSN 0022-4898. (In Press) PDF
  • Contreras, Michael T. and Peng, Chia-Yen and Wang, Dongdon et al. (2012) Determining Wheel-Soil Interaction Loads using a Meshfree Finite Element Approach Assisting Future Missions with Rover Wheel Design. In: AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference and Co-located Conferences, August 13-16, 2012, Minneapolis, MN. VIEW ONLINE
  • Wong, J. Y. (2011) Predicting the performances of rigid rover wheels on extraterrestrial surfaces based on test results obtained on earth. Journal of Terramechanics, 49 (1). pp. 49-61. ISSN 0022-4898. PDF

Presentations:

  • Andrare, J. E. and Avila, C. F. and Sun, W. (2011) Multiscale characterization & modeling of geomaterials. Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting, December 2011. PDF
  • Trease, B. and Lindemann, R. and Andrade, J. E. and Iagnemma, K. and Vlahinic, I. (2011) Report from the 2011 Summer Series of Workshops on ‘xTerramechanics’. Presented at the 17th International Conference of the International Society for Terrain-Vehicle Systems, September 21, 2011. ABSTRACT PDF