DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED SUSPENSION SYSTEMS FOR HIGH SPEED RAILCARS. THE METROLINER, A CASE STUDY. PART 1 DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

This paper describes a technique for development of improved suspension systems for railcars. The Metroliner Ride Improvement Program 1 results are used to illustrate the application of the technique, to determine methods of improving ride quality of the Metroliners, and to establish the requirements for a new truck which should result in ride quality improvement.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This paper was presented at the Winter Annual Meeting of ASME, Houston, Texas, Nov 30 - Dec 5, 1975 and is from ASME Mechanics of Transportation Systems, RRIS 02 128605.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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  • Authors:
    • Strong, P M
    • Herring, J M
  • Publication Date: 1975

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  • Accession Number: 00128606
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Report/Paper Numbers: AMD-Vol. 15
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 14 1976 12:00AM