RAIL SAFETY/EQUIPMENT CRASHWORTHINESS. VOLUME II. DESIGN GUIDE

The second of four volumes, has been prepared to assist design engineers in understanding the basic problems associated with the development of crashworthy interiors of locomotives, cabooses and passenger railcars. Rail vehicle accident conditions are presented with the resulting interactions that can occur between one car and another. Types of injuries to the occupants of the cars, and the mechanism causing the injury, are discussed.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 1, PB-289147, and Volume 3, PB-289149. Also available in set of 4 reports PC E06, PB-289 146-SET.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Boeing Vertol Company

    Surface Transportation Systems Department, P.O. Box 16858
    Philadelphia, PA  United States  19142

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02142

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Office of Research and Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Reilly, M J
    • Shefrin, J
    • PATRICK, L M
  • Publication Date: 1978-7

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  • Pagination: 99 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00190537
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/ORD-77/73. II Intrm Rpt., DOT-TSC/FRA-77-15-2, D339-10022-1
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-TSC-821-2
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 14 1979 12:00AM