IMPACT PROPERTIES OF STEELS TAKEN FROM FOUR FAILED TANK CARS
An overview of the results and metallurgical analyses of the findings of impact tests conducted at the National Bureau of Standards on samples of tank-car materials submitted by the Federal Railroad Administration is presented. The submitted samples were taken from tank cars which had been involved in service accidents during the period January 1970 to January 1971. One of these tank cars had been fabricated from ASTM A212 steel and the remaining four tank cars from AAR TC128 steels. The impact test data were reported earlier in four tank-car accident reports.
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National Bureau of Standards14th Between E Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC United States 20234
Washington, DC United States 20590
- Interrante, C G
- Publication Date: 1976-6
- Features: Figures; Tables;
- Pagination: 160 p.
- TRT Terms: Alloy steel; Fracture mechanics; Impact loads; Metallurgy; Railroad materials; Specifications; Tank cars; Tests; Vehicle design
- Old TRIS Terms: Impact loading; Tank car construction materials; Tank car design
- Subject Areas: Design; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00141001
- Record Type: Publication
- Report/Paper Numbers: FRA.OR&D-75-51 Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: DOT-AR-40008
- Files: TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Oct 26 1976 12:00AM