PASSENGER COMFORT--THE ROLE OF ACTIVE SUSPENSIONS

The paper examines the existing and proposed methods of assessing passenger comfort and makes proposals as to acceptable levels of vibrations for railway vehicles. The limitations of passive suspensions are outlined and the advantages of active suspensions in improving passenger comfort cost-effectively are described. Finally some results of active suspension development are presented.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Mechanical Engineering Publications Limited

    P.O. Box 24, Northgate Avenue
    Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP32 6BW,   England 
  • Authors:
    • POLLARD, M G
    • Simons, NJA
  • Conference:
  • Publication Date: 1984

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 1-15
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 198
    • Issue Number: 35

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00386255
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 30 1984 12:00AM