MONITORING RAILWAY SYSTEM SAFETY AND OPERATION WITH ON-LINE COMPUTER

An on-line, real-time computing facility, based on a PDP 11/70 and designed to monitor the safety and operation of a railway system is described. The basic components of the facility include memory management, 2K byte parity bipolar cash memory, 128K byte parity core memory expansion, 1600 BPI 9 track magnetic tape drive and control at 75 inch per second, 20M byte disk drive and control, 64 Ch 600 LPM printer and two 512 channel pulse height analyzers. The system will have an RSX-11M operating system and a Fortran IV license.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper Presentations Proc Digital Equipment Computer Users Society, Volume 3 No. 5, Australia DECUS Symposium; James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, August 29-September 2, 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Digital Equipment Corporation

    Maynard, MA  United States  01754
  • Authors:
    • Kemeny, L G
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 7 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00184652
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1978 12:00AM