STUDY OF FORCE EFFECTS ON SELECTED MATERIALS USED IN CARGO TO VEHICLE RESTRAINT SYSTEMS FOR RAIL TRANSPORT. VOLUME 6. EFFECTIVENESS OF WHEEL CHOCKS IN A RESTRAINT SYSTEM USING 3/8-INCH, 1/2-INCH, OR 5/8-INCH WIRE ROPE

This report presents results of tests that were conducted during October and November 1977 to measure the effectiveness of wheel chocks when a wire rope restraint system is used to secure a vehicle to a flatcar.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 1, RRIS 22 186235; Bulletin 7902
  • Corporate Authors:

    Military Traffic Management Command

    Transportation Engineering Agency
    Newport News, VA  United States  23606
  • Authors:
    • Jackson, E
    • Kenna, J
  • Publication Date: 1978-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 66 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00186337
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MTMC-TR-73-14-6, SARAC-DEV-4-73-8
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1979 12:00AM