Chuaymung, C., Benyajati, C., and Olarnrithinun, S., "Structural Strength Simulations of Ladder Frame Chassis for Light Agriculture Truck," SAE Technical Paper 2015-01-0090, 2015, doi:10.4271/2015-01-0090.
A vehicle of interest in this paper was a light agriculture truck. In order to obtain reliable predictions of stress generated in the frame under loads, a combination of experimental tests and computer simulations was arranged. Since the focused deformations were bending and torsion modes, the truck driven up one-wheel ramp and two-wheel ramp was investigated. Strains results obtained from both tests and simulations were compared. The discussions and conclusions were made regarding the accuracy and further improvements of the simulations.