SLOW SPEED DERAILMENTS ON CURVES

File name is RECLIMB. Computer program measures, through simulation, forces tending to derail empty cars positioned near the head end of high powered heavy trains negotiating sharp curves, lugging down to slow speeds because of steep grades. Input consists of punched cards describing the track, train , speed, and throttle setting. The output details lateral and vertical forces promoting wheel climb and rail roll.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Atchison, Tokeka and Santa Fe Railway

    9th and Jackson Streets, Information Systems Department
    Topeka, KS  USA  66628
  • Authors:
    • Stane, R A
  • Publication Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00098708
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Railway Engineering Association
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1976 12:00AM