GERMAN MINISTRY ROLLER TEST PLANT AT MUNICH

Accurate reproduction of wheel/rail interaction at any speed and monitoring of this dynamic process are achieved by the roller test plant design; construction is being financed by the German Federal Ministry for Development and Technology. The fully computerized control exactly reproduces track conditions. The goals are basic research into vehicle dynamics and permanent way and the development of new railway vehicles.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Mechanical Engineering Publications

    Penthouse 1, 15 West 55th Street
    New York, NY  USA  10019
  • Authors:
    • Althammer, K
  • Publication Date: 1977-9

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: p. 15
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00167507
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Railway Engineer
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 27 1977 12:00AM