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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: Heavy Axle Load, HAL, Vehicles Responses, Track Geometry Conditions
Abstract: Two vehicle/track interaction tests were conducted by Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI) at the Facility for Accelerated Service Testing (FAST), Pueblo, Colorado. TTCI...
Keywords: Rail, Lubrication, Energy, Lateral Forces, Creep, Friction, Power, Railroads
Abstract: This report presents the test results of SENTRAEN 2000™, a new top-of-rail lubrication system developed by Tanergy Corporation. The system was evaluated the week of June 2, 1997,...
Keywords: Locomotive Tests, Vehicle/Track Dynamics, Wheel/Rail Loads
Abstract: This report describes tests of an SDP-40F train consist conducted on Chessie System track during June, 1977. The tests consisted of the operation of two typical AMTRAK...
This report describes tests of an SDP-40F train consist conducted on Chessie System track during June, 1977. The tests consisted of the operation of two typical AMTRAK...