MULTISPAN ELEVATED GUIDEWAY DESIGN FOR PASSENGER TRANSPORT VEHICLES. VOLUME II. APPENDIXES

Contents: Appendix A - derivation of vehicle-guideway interaction equations; Appendix B - evaluation of pier support dynamics; Appendix C - computer simulation program of two-dimensional vehicle over a multi-span guideway; Appendix D - computer program to determine guideway midspan deflections and moments and vehicle suspension deflections and accelerations based on a constant force model; Appendix E - guideway design program based upon a constant force vehicle model; Appendix F - tables of nondimensional suspension deflection fourier coefficients; Appendix G - parametric data for sprung and unsprung mass inertia suspension forces; Appendix H - nomenclature; Appendix I - report of inventions.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 1, PB-253 008.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Department of Civil Engineering, 77 Massachusetts Avenue
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02139

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02142

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Office of Research and Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Wormley, D N
    • SMITH, C C
    • Gilchrist, A J
  • Publication Date: 1975-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 213 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00136826
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt., DOT-TSC-FRA-75-4.II, F
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-TSC-349-2
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 13 1981 12:00AM