APPRAISAL OF GUARDRAIL INSTALLATIONS BY CAR IMPACT AND LABORATORY TESTS

THIS PAPER DESCRIBES THE GUARDRAIL TESTS CONDUCTED AT THE GENERAL MOTORS PROVING GROUND SINCE JANUARY 1959. APPROXIMATELY 105 TESTS HAVE BEEN CONDUCTED SINCE THAT TIME, INCLUDING TESTS OF IMPROVED END SECTIONS, CHAIN LINK FENCE AND CABLE TYPE BARRIERS, RAIL MOUNTING AND SPACING FROM POST, POST STRENGTH, BEAM STRENGTH, SPECIAL POSTS AND MOUNTING ON SUPERELEVATED CURVES. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 40, pp 137-178, 54 FIG, 3 REF, 1 APP
  • Authors:
    • Cichowski, W G
    • Skeels, P C
    • Hawkins, W R
  • Publication Date: 1961

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Fortieth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 9-13, 1961.
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00203279
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jun 10 1994 12:00AM