FREIGHT CAR TRUCK DESIGN OPTIMIZATION PROJECT. DETAILED TEST PLANS FOR SERIES 4

This document presents the detailed test plans for Series 4 Tests of Phase I of the Truck Design Optimization Project. It is a continuation of a previous report presenting the introduction and the detailed test plans for Series 1, 2, and 3 Tests, for Phase I of the same project. It describes the modifications to the trucks to be made prior to testing and lists the instrumentation to be used and the sequence of testing. The reader is referred to the previous document for details of the instrumentation and the data analysis.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This study was sponsored by Federal Railroad Administration, DOT. This report is a prerequisite to the report Freight Car Truck Design Optimization, Introduction and Detailed Test Plans - Series 1,2 and 3.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Southern Pacific Transportation Company

    1 Market Street
    San Francisco, CA  United States  94105

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Office of Research and Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1975-8

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 23 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00127844
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA OR&D 75-60 Intrm Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT FR 40023
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1976 12:00AM