HARDNESS METER FOR COMPACTED SNOW

In regions with heavy snow, the wheel flanges of trains considerably compact the snow and this poses a major problem as regards safety on Shinkansen lines. As a result, a meter has been developed for studying the dynamic properties and the breaking phenomenon of compacted snow. In this article, the formula for calculations using the various values measured is discussed.

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    JAPANESE NATIONAL RAILWAYS

    TOKYO,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • Shinojima, K
  • Publication Date: 1978-9

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  • Accession Number: 00190342
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 11 1979 12:00AM