These proceedings record the accomplishments of Phase I of the International Government-Industry Research Program on Track Train Dynamics by December 1974. The papers in this volume: The Role of Research in Solving Problems for the Industry; Impact "TTD" Program Will Have on Railroad Operations; General Review; Philosophy of Interim Guidelines; Current Applications of Guidelines by Railroads; Collection and Analysis of Engineman Sensitivity Data; Power Force Indicator; Slack-Buff Indicator; Train Tonnage Profile; Philosophy of Modeling Techniques for Evaluating Train Operations; Steel Coil Train Test; Characterization of Air Brake Systems; Characterization of Cushioning Devices; Analysis of Draft Gear Data; Train Performance Calculator; Detail Train Action Model; Application of Models in the Railroad Industry; Use of Computer Models in Task 11 of Phase I of TTD Research Project.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of an International Government-Industry Research Program on Train-Track Dynamics conference held at Chicago, Illinois, 4-6 December 1974. The cost of the 2 volumes is $20.00
  • Corporate Authors:

    Association of American Railroads Research Center

    3140 South Federal Street
    Chicago, IL  United States  60616
  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 317 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00099179
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1975 12:00AM