METALLOGRAPHIC EXAMINATION OF SPECIMENS REMOVED FROM SECTIONS OF TANK CARS IN CRESCENT CITY DERAILMENT

Phase 03 report on Metallographic Examination of Specimens Removed from Sections of Tank Cars in Crescent City Derailment. Samples were removed for the purpose of later examination by fracture mechanics experts. In preparation for these later examinations and to insure against the possibility of an untimely later discovery of some important material shortcomings, a brief metallurgical examination was made of these specimens. The results are presented in this report.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • An RPI-AAR Cooperative Project.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Association of American Railroads Research Center

    3140 South Federal Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60616
  • Authors:
    • Reedy, C R
    • Olson, L L
    • Weston, R A
  • Publication Date: 1970-10-15

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 19 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00080116
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Association of American Railroads
  • Report/Paper Numbers: R-125
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 16 1976 12:00AM