SOAC: STATE-OF-THE-ART CAR ENGINEERING TESTS AT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION HIGH SPEED GROUND TEST CENTER. FINAL TEST REPORT. VOLUME I. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND TEST SUMMARY

The six-volume report presents the technical methodology, data samples, and results of tests conducted on the SOAC on the Rail Transit Test Track at the High Speed Ground Test Center in Pueblo, Colorado during the period April to July 1973. The Test program comprises three areas: Vehicle testing, ways and structures testing and track geometry measurement. The objective of the SOAC program is to demonstrate the current state-of-the-art in rail rapid transit vehicle technology, with passenger convenience and operating efficiency as primary goals. In this series, Vol. I contains a description of the SOAC test program and vehicle, and a summary of the test results; Vol. II, Performance Test data; Vol. III, Ride Quality Test data; Vol. IV, Noise Test data; Vol. V, Structural, Voltage, and Radio Frequency Interference Test data; and Vol. VI a description of the Instrumentation system used for performance, ride quality and structural testing.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper copy also available in set of 6 reports as PB-244 746-SET, PC$28.00.
  • Corporate Authors:

    BOEING COMPANY

    SEATTLE, WA  United States 

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02142
  • Publication Date: 1975-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 88 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00092464
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt., UMTA-MA-06-0025-75-1
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1981 12:00AM