TRUCK DESIGN OPTIMIZATION PROJECT FIELD TEST DATA, SERIES 3, TAPE TDOP 0108

The 2 data files on this magnetic tape include acceleration, force, and displacement measurements at critical points on a freight car and truck. Each file includes detailed alphanumeric descriptions of test conditions. The following are for all tests on this tape: Car-89 ft. Flat Car* Truck-ASF Low Level* Truck Center-64 Ft. 0 In.* Load-None* Wheel Profile-Fully Worn* Spring Group 5-D4 O; 5-D3 I* Snubbing-8-3221; 8-3222* Snubber Augmentation-None* Centerplate Friction-Steel-Moly* Additional Experimental Devices or Conditions-None except no instruments on adapters* FILE 1: Name-030503TEM001* Track-Hi.Spd.CWR* Speed-30 to 60 in 10 mph steps* Outer Gib Clearance-5/8 In.* Side Bearings-1/4 In. Clear.* Additional Experimental Conditions-None* Errors noted-ch. 14 +0.4v off 0 ***FILE 2: Name-030503TEH001* Track-Hi.Spd.CWR* Speed-70 and 79 mph* Outer Gib Clearance-5/8 In.* Side Bearings-1/4 In. Clear.* Additional Experimental Conditions-None* Errors noted-None.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-250 259. Source tape is in ASCII and BINARY character set. Character set restricts preparation to 9 track one-half inch tape only. Identify recording mode by specifying density only. Call NTIS Computer Products, if you have questions.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Railroad Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Bang, A J
  • Publication Date: 1975-6

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00133160
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/ORD/MT-76/119 Data file, FRA/DF-76/021
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM