ALUMINUM CENTER WHEELS FOR RAPID TRANSIT RAIL SERVICE

This paper is a report on the experience with aluminum-center steel rim wheels used on the rapid transit cars on Bay Area Rapid Transit. These wheels are exhibiting some properties not noticed previously. Some particular problems encountered are cited and the measures taken to counteract their effect are described. It is intended as a preliminary report to the industry, with further data to follow, as they become available.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contributed by the Rail Transportation Division of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers for presentation at the IEEE-ASME Joint Railroad Conference, San Francisco, California, April 15-17, 1975.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Van Overveen, J P
    • Grosser, J F
  • Publication Date: 1975-4

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 8 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00095227
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 75-RT-5
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 2 1981 12:00AM