LONGITUDINAL TRACK-TRAIN DYNAMICS: A NEW APPROACH

Using a measured functional relationship for draft gear characteristics a nonlinear model is developed to predict the coupler forces between cars of a railroad train. The model is then simplified, using modal expansion, to effect an economy of digital computation time.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    345 East 47th Street, United Engineering Center
    New York, NY  USA  10017
  • Authors:
    • GENIN, J
    • Ginsberg, J H
    • Ting, E C
  • Publication Date: 1974-12

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  • Accession Number: 00080361
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Meas and Control
  • Report/Paper Numbers: #74-WA/Aut-6, Ser G
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1975 12:00AM