Technical Reports

Instrumentation for Measurement of Forces on Wheels of Rail Vehicles

  • 01
  • May
  • 1974
AUTHOR: Association of American Railroads
OFFICE: RPD
REPORT NUMBER: FRA-ORD&D-75-11
SUBJECT: Facilities & Test Equipment
KEYWORDS: Instrumented Wheel, Wheel Stresses, Wheel Forces, Force Measurement
ABSTRACT: The information in this report covers the procurement, development and testing of instrumentation designed to measure the dynamic forces and temperatures which are created in the wheels of a loaded rail vehicle truck. The information contained herein is intended for use by scientific, research and engineering personnel who are involved in the measurement of dynamic loads of rail vehicle wheels.
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