A RE-EVALUATION OF FREIGHT CAR TRUCK PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

This article discusses truck performance requirements. It covers such items as safety, tracking, endurance, ride cushioning, component wear resistance, and rollability. Brake beam moment is considered.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the Tenth Annual Railroad Engineering Conference, Depew, New York, Sept. 5-7, 1973.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Dresser Transportation Equipment Division

    2 Main Street
    Depew, NY  USA  14043
  • Authors:
    • MCLEAN, L A
  • Publication Date: 1974

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 10 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00053852
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 26 1974 12:00AM