SUBWAY AERODYNAMIC AND THERMODYNAMIC TEST (SAT) FACILITY- DOUBLE-TRACK AERODYNAMIC DATA

THE SUBWAY AERODYNAMIC AND THERMODYNAMIC TEST (SAT) FACILITY IS A DOUBLE TRACK, RECTANGULAR CROSS SECTION TUNNEL WITH A SOLID DIVIDING WALL, A 15 PERCENT POROSITY CURTAIN WALL AND OPEN EXCEPT FOR PERIODIC COLUMNS. THIS REPORT DESCRIBES AND INTERPRETS TEST DATA GENERATED IN THE SAT FACILITY. IN PARTICULAR AERODYNAMIC DATA FOR THREE TRAINS OF BLOCKAGE RATIOS VARYING BETWEEN 0.35 AND 0.75 ARE DESCRIBED FOR STEADY AND UNSTEADY RUNS. /UMTA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • CONT NO: SC-72-200
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute for Rapid Transit

    1612 K Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20006

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1972-10

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 67 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00203672
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Urban Mass Transportation Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 20 1981 12:00AM