TRACKED LEVITATED RESEARCH VEHICLE PERIODIC TEST SUMMARY REPORT BODY/CHASSIS SUSPENSION AEROPROPELLED-SMOOTH GUIDEWAY

The results of the first tests of the Tracked Levitated Research Vehicle (TLRV) in the guideway at the High Speed Ground Test Center (HSGTC) are presented for the Body/Chassis Suspension mode. Vehicle dynamic response behavior and secondary suspension characteristics are discussed. Braking performance is discussed for the speed range from 0 to 78 mph.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-244281/2ST
  • Corporate Authors:

    Grumman Aerospace Corp.

    Bethpage, NY  United States 

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Office of Research and Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Fischer, G
    • Zapotowski, B
  • Publication Date: 1974-8

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 157 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00125890
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA-OR&D 75-97 Test Sum.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FR-30041
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1975 12:00AM