A PERSPECTIVE OF RAILCAR WHEEL TECHNOLOGY

A brief history of the evolution of railway wheels is followed by an appraisal of recent developments. Included are finite element analysis, extension of elastic models to include inelastic effects, improved failure analysis, and future research requirements.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Supported in cooperation with the Association of American Railroads, Federal Railroad Administration and Railway Wheel Association. Sixth International Wheelset Congress, October 22-26, 1978, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Iron and Steel Institute

    230 North Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL  USA  60601
  • Authors:
    • ECK, B J
    • Kucera, W J
  • Publication Date: 1978-10

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 8 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00184169
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Iron and Steel Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Volume 2 Tech Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1978 12:00AM