RAILROAD TRACK. THEORY AND PRACTICE: MATERIAL PROPERTIES, CROSS-SECTIONS, WELDING, AND TREATMENT

This handbook, compiled by the former head of German Federal Railway track department, contains papers which provide insights into the theory, practice and experience of German and Swiss track engineers in the design, construction, and maintenance of high-performance track systems. Topics include wheel-rail interaction, rail manufacture, properties and behavior of rails, quality control, fabrication and maintenance of continuous welded rail, rail flaws, rail fasteners, switch design, track economics, rail cascading, and special problems with rail in subways.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Ungar (Frederick) Publishing Company, Incorporated

    250 Park Avenue South
    New York, NY  USA  10003
  • Publication Date: 1981

Media Info

  • Pagination: 480 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00334959
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 9 1981 12:00AM