IMPORTANCE OF RAIL PROFILES IN WHEEL LOADING IS DEMONSTRATED

This is the fourth of a series of articles discussing the wheel and rail loadings developed by diesel locomotives. Data are based on calculations and experiments conducted by Electro-Motive. The information may assist in explaining and preventing some of the derailments which railroads experience. The next installment will discuss the effects of dynamic braking.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1972-1

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  • Accession Number: 00047458
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 13 1976 12:00AM