TRUCK DESIGN OPTIMIZATION PROJECT FIELD TEST DATA, SERIES 5, TAPE TDOP 0196

The data file on this magnetic tape includes acceleration, force, and displacement measurements at critical points on a freight car and truck. The file includes detailed alphanumeric descriptions of test conditions. The following are for the test on this tape: Car-100 Ton 60 ft. Box* Truck-Barber S2C* Truck Center-46 Ft. 3 In.* Load-Full* Wheel Profile-Cylindrical* Spring Group 6-D5O; 6-D5I* Snubbing-8-B432; 4H7* Snubber Augmentation-Hydraulic* Centerplate Friction-Steel-Moly* FILE 1: Name-050401TEA001* Track-Hi.Spd.CWR* Speed-30 to 79 in 10 mph steps* Outer Gib Clearance-5/8 In.* Side Bearings-1/4 In. Clear.* Additional Experimental Conditions-6-D5 Inner-Inner springs per nest* Errors noted-ch. 32 Inop 30 to 60 mph* NOTE: Vertical adapter forces and side bearing forces are subject to question.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-250 338. 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: 00137016
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/ORD/MT-76/228 Data file, FRA/DF-76/100
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM