TRACK TRAIN DYNAMICS. HARMONIC ROLL SERIES -- VOLUME I

This is the first of two installments of the report marking completion of Task 13 of Phase I of the International Government-Industry Research Program on Track Train Dynamics. The many factors of track, equipment and operations which are involved in harmonic roll of railroad equipment, a phenomenon also known as "rock and roll," are identified. The volume has five sections: Problem Definition, Historical Background, Current Industry Practices, Recommended Guidelines, and Bibliography. Definitions of significant terms are also included in this manual.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This project was sponsored by the Association of American Railroads, the Federal Railroad Administration, the Railway Progress Institute and the Transportation Development Agency of Canada.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Association of American Railroads Research Center

    3140 South Federal Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60616
  • Publication Date: 1974

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 79 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00081783
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 6 1976 12:00AM