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Train Energy and Dynamics Simulator (TEDS) Revenue Service Validation: Volume II Mixed Manifest Train with Distributed Power
Keywords: Air brake, coupler forces, draft gear, slack action, tractive effort, TE, train dynamics validation, train operation, Train Energy and Dynamics Simulator, TEDS, rolling stock, simulation, software
Keywords: Diesel multiple unit, DMU, fuel tanks, impact test, crashworthiness, finite element analysis, FEA, puncture resistance, passenger locomotive, fuel tanks
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) Office of Research, Development and Technology has been conducting research into passenger locomotive fuel tank crashworthiness. FRA...
Keywords: communication; positive train control; ITCM; ITCC
Abstract: MCC has created a robust and flexible PTC Communication System which supports reliable message delivery
Measurements and Analysis of ELF Magnetic and Electric Fields for Existing and Advanced Rail Transportation Systems: Fifth Quarterly Progress Report
Keywords: Electrification, Northeast Corridor, WMATA, Technical Issues
Abstract: [From the Overview] This Quarterly Progress Report covers the effort on Contract DTFR- 53-91-C-00047, "Measurements and Analysis of ELF Magnetic and Electric Fields for Existing...
Keywords: Alternative Power, Voltage, Induction Motor
Abstract: This is the interim report describing the results of the research on Phase I, the first year, of this contract. The object of the research is to study alternate power conditioning...