COLD WEATHER TRANSIT TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM. VOLUME 4. INVESTIGATION OF RAIL HEATER RELIABILITY

This report documents the results of the investigation into the reliability of present railroad switch and third rail heaters used in deicing and show removal applications. Phase 4, this report, was directed to operational testing of new heaters to replicate typical failures for examination and analysis to determine the cause and establish correlation with the failed heater failure analysis.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB84-155407 and PB84-155399.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Notre Dame University

    College of Engineering
    Notre Dame, Indiana,   United States  46556
  • Authors:
    • Payne, J N
  • Publication Date: 1983-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: 74 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00386954
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-IN-06-0009-83-4
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 30 1984 12:00AM