SELF-SYNCHRONOUS PROPULSION SYSTEM FOR RAPID TRANSIT RAILCARS - ADVANCED SUBSYSTEM DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM. VOLUME I: PROGRAM SYNOPSIS

The objective of the overall Advanced Subsystem Development Program (ASDP) was to develop advanced subsystems suitable for application in existing or future transit cars. This report, Volume I, summarizes the content of Volume II, and follows essentially the same outline. Volume II discusses the program technical effort, program scope, objectives, and background; summarizes the design and testing efforts and problem areas; contains conclusions and recommendations; discusses system functional characteristics, train performance characteristics, major component design, interfaces, and product assurance; covers developmental, major component and system level testing; contains a description of the changes made during system testing; discusses the status of the final configuration; and addresses unresolved problems.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also RRIS 04 199049; Bulletin 8001. Also available in set of 3 reports PC E12, PB-298 769-SET.
  • Corporate Authors:

    General Motors Corporation

    Warren, MI  United States  48090

    Boeing Vertol Company

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

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1978-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 82 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00199050
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: R78-14-VOL-1 Final Rpt., UMTA-IT-06-0026-79-1
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 7 1981 12:00AM