PROGRAMMING MANUAL. FLEXIBLE BODY RAILROAD FREIGHT CAR MODEL

This report represents the programming manual documentation for a Flexible Body Railroad Freight Car Model. The program described is for developing the generalized motion of a freight car in particular the bounce and roll behavior of a car travelling over jointed track. The program can be used for designing freight cars, predicting rock and roll speed region and studying derailments due to rocking or high speed bouncing. The program can only study one car at a time. Various component loadings are also listed.

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  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 48 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00196449
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: AAR R-260
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1979 12:00AM