STEEL FOR UNIT-TRAIN CARS
The performance of ASTM A242 Steel in railroad cars, since its introduction in the early 1930's is reviewed. This includes results of periodic measurements primarily of coal cars in regular service. Data obtained in the 1960's on unit-train coal cars, that are being built in increasing numbers, are presented. An economic, comparison between the use of A242 steel and other steels in included.
- Rail Transportation Proceedings, Papers and discussions from joint IEEE-ASME Railroad Conference, Jacksonville, Florida, 14-15 March 1972.
American Society of Mechanical EngineersTwo Park Avenue
New York, NY United States 10016-5990
- Clapp, H P
- Swan, J D
- Publication Date: 1972
- Features: Figures; References; Tables;
- Pagination: 12 p.
- TRT Terms: Alloy steel; Engineering economy; Freight cars; Open top cars; Steel; Unit trains
- Subject Areas: Railroads; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00051281
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
- Report/Paper Numbers: 72-RT-2
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Mar 18 1974 12:00AM