Keywords: Impact test, DOT-105 tank car, tank car performance, transportation safety, toxic by inhalation, TIH, finite element analysis, FEA, hazardous materials
Keywords: Full-Scale Shell Impact Test of a DOT-113 Tank Car Surrogate
Keywords: Tank cars, fire test, Pressure Relief Device, PRD, hazardous materials, HAZMAT, ethanol, water, pool fire, ASME, pressure vessels, rolling stock
Full-Scale Rollover Test and Corresponding Analytical Modeling – Survivability of Top Fittings for CPC-1232 Tank Car
Keywords: Full-scale testing, fittings, protection, rollover, tank car, tank car safety, CPC-1232 car
Abstract: A full-scale rollover test was performed on a CPC-1232 tank car body to determine the survivability of the top fittings and provide a comparison to past tank car-type rollover...
Impact Test Data Analysis for Load Environment Characterization of Tank Car Stub Sill During Yard Operations
Keywords: Tank cars, rail, stub sill failures, impact test, yard operation, car coupling, draft gear, instrumented couplers, hazardous materials
Abstract: Fractures in the stub sills of tank cars pose a significant problem for the rail industry due to the potential for damage to the tank structure and eventual release of the...
Fractures in the stub sills of tank cars pose a significant problem for the rail industry due to the potential for damage to the tank structure and eventual release of the...