COMPUTERIZED SCALE WEIGHS RAILROAD CARS

The only thing that moves in an electronic weighing system recently installed in Alexandria, Va., railroad hump yards is the freight car being weighed. The computerized scale, which railroad officials say increases accuracy and efficiency, weighs single cars traveling about 10 miles per hour with a high accuracy- within 50 pounds for a 176,000-lb car, according to recent tests conducted by the operating railroad.

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    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

    330 West 42nd Street
    New York, NY  United States  10036
  • Publication Date: 1973-7-19

Media Info

  • Serial:
    • Electronics
    • Volume: 46
    • Issue Number: 15
    • Publisher: VNU BUSINESS PUBLICATIONS
    • ISSN: 0863-4989

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  • Accession Number: 00046970
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 14 1974 12:00AM