TRUCK DESIGN OPTIMIZATION PROJECT FIELD TEST DATA, SERIES 5, TAPE TDOP 0201

The 3 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-100 ton 60 ft. box* Truck-Barber S2C* Truck Center-46 Ft. 3 In.* Load-None* Wheel Profile-cylindrical* Spring Group 7-D5 ; 7-D5I* Snubbing-8-B432;i-B433* Snubber Augmentation-None* Centerplate Friction-Steel-Moly* Additional Experimental Devices or Conditions-None* NOTE: Vertical adapter forces are subject to question. These on sharper curves or empty cars at high speed are least accurate. Side bearing forces are also questionable. Individual variations of the different tests are as follows: FILE 1: Name-050301MOD001* Track-Shimmed* Speed-20 to 28 in 2 mph steps* Outer Gib Clearance-5/8 In.* Side Bearings-1/4 In. Clear.* Additional Experimental Conditions-None* Errors noted-neg. noise on ch. 42 & 45***FILE 2: Name-050301 TSM 001* Track-Med.Spd.Jtd.* Speed-15 to 45 in 5 mph steps* Outer Gib Clearance-5/8 In.* Side Bearings-1/4 In. Clear.* Additional Experimental Conditions-None* Errors noted-Ch. 41 Inop. to 25 mph.***FILE 3: Name-050301TWA 001* Track-Hi.Spd.Jtd.* Speed-30 to 79 in 10 mph steps* Outer Gib Clearance-5/8 In.* Side Bearing-1/4 In. Clear* Additional Experimental conditions-None* Errors noted-None.

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    • See also PB-250 343. 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: 1976-1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00136972
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/ORD/MT-76/233 Data file, FRA/DF-76/105
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM