Factors involved in determining the riding characteristics of coaching stock are numerous. By means of suitable formulae, the path of a wheel set, will be a sine curve. It is influenced by the profile of the rail head. The characteristics of springs are carefully considered as suggested that helical springs might be used to deal with both vertical and lateral forces or by arranging for bogie center to bear against large rubber pads disposed at an oblique angle, so as always to be in shear.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Koffman, J
  • Publication Date: 1948-3-12

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  • Accession Number: 00039476
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 4 1994 12:00AM