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; Locomotive Tests and Model; Locomotive Curving and Hunting Models; Truck Component Characterization; Roller Bearing Characterization; Freight Car System Tests; Introduction to Truck Hunting, Curving and Ride Quality Problems; Truck-Carbody Model; Rock and Roll Report; Methodology for Car Characterization Via Simplified Mathematic Models; Mathematical Model; Characterizing Alignment Control; Lateral Stability Tests; Quasi-Static Lateral Train Stability Model; Introduction to L/V; L/V Testing; L/V Model; Vertical Train Stability Efforts; An Investigation of Factors Contributing to Wide Gage on Tangent Railroad Track; Application of Models to Investigate Operating and Component Parameters; Canadian Research Activities in Connections with Track-Train Dynamics; Introduction to Phase II.

  • 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

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  • Pagination: 450 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00099180
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1976 12:00AM