EFFECTS OF ACCELERATION ON PEOPLE

EINFLUESSE VON BESCHLEUNIGUNGEN AUF DEN MENSCHEN

In high speed operation from 200 to 500 km/h, measures must be taken to avoid dangerous acceleration. Seats should be facing the running direction of the train, or equipped with safety belts and warning should be given before braking. Compartments should be provided for heavy luggage. The interior fittings and fastening points should withstand acceleration of up to 10 g. Centrifugal force in curves should not exceed 1 g.

  • Authors:
    • Garbe, J
  • Publication Date: 1975-7

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 96-100
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00134547
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 9 1976 12:00AM