THE EFFECT OF SUSPENSION DESIGN ON RAIL STRESSES. THE MATCHING OF SPRING STIFFNESS AND DAMPER CHARACTERISTICS AS AN AID TO IMPROVING RIDING AND REDUCING RAIL STRESSES

Article considers the relationship between spring stiffness, damper characteristics of rolling stock as a way to improve comfort and to reduce stress at the rail and also considers factors of vehicle mass, spring stiffness, damping factors of vehicles and track irregularity, sprang-unspramg weight mass, stiffness of track, and the softness of the ballast.

  • Corporate Authors:

    International Railway Congress Association

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    1000 Brussels,   Belgium 
  • Authors:
    • KOFFMAN, J L
  • Publication Date: 1960-9

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  • Accession Number: 00033390
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 4 1994 12:00AM