This article discusses three general methods for studying vehicle-guideway interaction problems: the moving force approximation, the massless guideway approximation, and the moving approximation. The trolley problem at the Sandia Laboratories, which falls in the category of a moving mass problem is also summarized.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Shock and Vibration Information Center

    Naval Research Laboratory
    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Authors:
    • GENIN, J
    • Ting, E C
  • Publication Date: 1979-12

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  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 3-9
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00316269
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1980 12:00AM