BOX CAR BODY BOLSTER PROBED IN STRESS STUDY

The DOT, AAR and American Car and Foundry have started on a 2 year study, in collaboration with Washington University in Saint-Louis, and 42,200 dollars have been allocated for this project. Its purpose is to study ways of increasing the life of railway rolling stock by computer processing a model of the stress to which the main parts of the stock are subjected. The article gives general information about the methods envisaged for solving these problems, in particular for box car body bolster, using a finite element model.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Publication Date: 1974-9

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 24-28
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00096629
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1975 12:00AM