COMPUTER SPOTS RAIL DEFECTS FAST

Survey of applications of computer complex in the computerizing of rail-defect information developed by a fleet of rail detector cars and a variety of portable ultrasonic testing instruments. A monthly printout from Penn Central computer shows rail defects found by special cars and ultrasonic devices. Computer data is also shown to be useful in programming rail renewals.

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    • This abstract is also contained in "A Bibliography on the Design and Performance of Rail Track Structures", September 1974, RRIS #072794, which was prepared for the Urban Mass Transportation Administration.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1970-7

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  • Accession Number: 00072816
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1976 12:00AM