BRAKE RIGGING EFFICIENCY OF RAILWAY FREIGHT CARS

The dynamic brake rigging efficiency of freight cars, investigated by using a computer to analyze test track data, is compared with static brake rigging efficiencies. Computer simulations of constant grade braking are performed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This paper was presented at the ASME Winter Annual Meeting, November 28-December 2, 1971. The notification of this paper appeared in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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    New York, NY  USA  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • CARMAN, R W
  • Publication Date: 1971

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  • Accession Number: 00041670
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Mechanical Engineering
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 71-WA/RT-2
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 15 1976 12:00AM