IEEE TECHNICAL PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE JOINT ASME/IEEE/AAR (ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN RAILROADS) RAILROAD CONFERENCE, 1977

This volume contains eight papers dealing with technical aspects of rail transport, with particular emphasis on the Washington Metro system. Paper topics are: three-phase propulsion in diesel and electric locomotives for heavy freight and fast passenger service; computers in railroad control; rail analysis modeling; a feasibility study for the measurement of track modulus by railway track recorder cars; Washington Metro's rapid transit cars; Washington Metro automatic train control system; electrical power systems of the Washington Metrorail Transit System; and dynamic on-line destination scheduling.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • IEEE Tech Pap presented at the Jt ASME/IEEE/AAR (Assoc of Am Railroads) Railroad Conf Washington, DC, March 30-April 1, 1977. Individual papers from this conference are in RRIS Bulletin 7701 and can be found in the Corporate Author Index under the listing American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

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  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Pagination: 59 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00169988
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: No. 77CH1237-71A Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 30 1981 12:00AM