APPARATUS AND PROCEDURES FOR A RAILROAD BALLAST PLATE INDEX TEST

A small field plate bearing test was developed in response to a need for a method for measuring the physical state of railroad ballast. The recommended apparatus and procedures for this test are described in this paper. They evolved from a laboratory investigation of the variables influencing the test and field experience at a variety of track sites.

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    American Society for Testing and Materials

    100 Barr Harbor Drive, P.O. Box C700
    West Conshohocken, PA  United States  19428-2957
  • Authors:
    • Panuccio, C M
    • Dorwart, B
    • Selig, E T
  • Publication Date: 1978-12

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  • Accession Number: 00307646
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1980 12:00AM