The car testing facility at the Rail Dynamics Laboratory at the Transportation Test Center is described. The facility was designed and constructed to assist government and industry in evaluating and characterizing the dynamic behavior of cars equipped with two-axle trucks. The configuration of the Vertical Shaker System are described, along with its capabilities. Mathematical modeling of a piggyback car is discussed.

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  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 118-122

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00132971
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA OR&D 76-243
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 5 1976 12:00AM