The scope of transportation research pertinent to the Society and its members is discussed, and policy gudielines for ASME are suggested which include: greater involvement in the systems aspects of transportation, provision for bringing the expert advice of ASME members to bear on the formulation of national policy, stimulation of research to formulation of national policy, stimulation of research to develop a broad knowledge base and improved technical expertise in transportation, as well as continuing the traditional roles of providing forums and publications for the exchange and dissemination of technical information. Among the high priority research areas which the Task Force suggests that ASMF endorse and stimulate are: efficiency of energy conversion to transportation; mechanical reliability, inspection, and maintenance; shock and vibration efficts including crash energy management; human biomechanics; vehicle and system control, surveillance, and management; transportation noise; and pipeline technology.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared for an ASME meeting 5 December 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Richardson, H H
  • Publication Date: 1976

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 9 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00158225
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 76-WA/RGPC-4 Preprint
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1977 12:00AM