LOCOMOTIVE CAB DESIGN DEVELOPMENT. VOLUME 3: DESIGN APPLICATION ANALYSIS

In Volume II of this service of reports on Locomotive Cab Design Development, changes were recommended in the layout and equipment content of locomotive cabs. This report studies the impact of these changes on the interface of the cab with the rest of the locomotive, the required structure, the reliability, the development costs, and the cost of introduction to the operating locomotive fleet. In addition, this report assesses the uses of various techniques of mockup use during the development phases of the design.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Research sponsored by the DOT, FRA, Office of Research and Development, under contract to the Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Boeing Vertol Company

    Surface Transportation Systems Department, P.O. Box 16858
    Philadelphia, PA  USA  19142
  • Authors:
    • Robinson, J
  • Publication Date: 1976-10

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 82 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00147704
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/OR&D-76/275.3 Intrm Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1977 12:00AM