The patent application relates to a system for dynamically indicating to an engineer the maximum buff or draft force that can be applied without significant danger of derailment for all cases of quasi-steady grade and curve negotiation.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This Government-owned invention available for U.S. licensing and, possibly, for foreign licensing. Copy of application available NTIS.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Transportation

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Vrabel, J D
    • Sussman, E D
  • Publication Date: 1977-2-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 26 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00154119
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: PAT-APPL-765-929 Patent
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 31 1977 12:00AM