THEORETICAL STUDY OF A TRAIN PARTING

The author reviews the results of a mathematical analysis of a problem involving run-out of slack on a 100-car train headed by six diesel units. The cars were 100-ton gondolas. The solution of the problem indicated that the forces developed were high enough to overstress either undamaged knuckles or drawbars.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Symington Wayne Corporation

    2 Main Street
    Depew, NY  USA 
  • Authors:
    • Fillion, S H
  • Publication Date: 1965-9-23

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  • Accession Number: 00037727
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Tech Proc
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM