This document discusses qualities of various suspensions, with emphasis on helical springs. The author includes formulae for determining vertical and lateral stiffness and spring deflection of these springs. It is concluded that spring dimensions should be based upon service connected dynamic stresses. These will depend upon track conditions, spring stiffness, mass of bogies and vehicle body as well as damping provided by dampers and the damping of the suspension system.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Authors:
    • KOFFMAN, J L
  • Publication Date: 1959-1-30

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: p. 126-132
  • Serial:

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  • Accession Number: 00039543
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 4 1994 12:00AM