WHEEL AND RAIL LOADING FROM DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES

A BRIEF REVIEW IS PRESENTED OF DATA ACCUMULATED ON THE RELATIONSHIP OF WHEEL-RAIL LOADINGS TO LOCOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT AND TO THE RAIL. THE AREAS COVERED ARE: SAMPLE DERAILMENT DATA; BASIC CURVE NEGOTIATION MECHANICS; EXPERIMENTALLY DETERMINED WHEEL-TO-RAIL FORCES; RAIL PROFILE DATA; EFFECTS OF DYNAMIC BRAKE LEVELS; AND MECHANICAL CONSIDERATIONS.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Bull 633, PAPER NO 72-633-3, PP 500-528, 28 FIG
  • Authors:
    • Koci, L F
  • Publication Date: 1971-7

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  • Accession Number: 00203615
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 2 1972 12:00AM