The article describes features which are standardized and in widespread use by British Railways and certain designs still under investigation. The object was to provide a picture of developments taking place in the country for the non-expert in matters of braking. Elementary considerations of energy absorbtion and the forces acting on a wheel during braking, followed by a concise statement of the limiting factors involved are considered.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1960-1-22

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  • Accession Number: 00039669
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 4 1994 12:00AM