HEAVY LOAD PROGRAM

File name is HEAVY. Computer program clears a load over a railroad network which involves testing a load for weight (stresses) over bridges and rail. The program is made up up of following components: 1. Car rating - Coopers (E) tables for selected spans. 2. Network - All relevant stations are assembled into routes and segments. 3. Bridge data - member rating data, and allowable Time Table speed, etc. 4. Rail data - weight of rail, and description. The input requires car name, load, allowable speed and nature of move (clear, not clear). The route is described by the junction points common to two or more routes.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Penn Central Transportation Company

    Transportation Center, 6 Penn Center Plaza
    Philadelphia, PA  USA  19104
  • Authors:
    • Eimer, N
  • Publication Date: 1972

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00098751
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Railway Engineering Association
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1975 12:00AM