Quasi-Static Research Testing of Workstation Tables

Sharma & Associates, Inc. (SA) performed quasi-static destructive loading tests on two different designs of passenger workstation tables in accordance with the requirements of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) safety standard APTA PR-CS-S-018-013, Revision 1. SA conducted the research tests to evaluate the performance requirements in the safety standard as well as the performance of the tables. Neither table met all the performance requirements specified in Option B.

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    Sharma & Associates, Incorporated

    100 West Plainfield Road
    Countryside, IL  United States  60525

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Office of Railroad Policy and Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Office of Research, Development, and Technology
    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Buel, Tanner
    • Brabb, David
    • Prabhakaran, Anand
  • Publication Date: 2019-4


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: Final Report; Technical Report
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 49p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01702882
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/FRA/ORD-19/08
  • Contract Numbers: GS-10F-0027T; DTRT57-16-F-50044
  • Created Date: Apr 16 2019 12:42PM