Technical Reports

Freight Car Truck Design Optimization: Literature Search - Volume II

  • 01
  • Jul
  • 1975
AUTHOR: Southern Pacific Transportation Company Technical Research and Development Group
OFFICE: RPD
REPORT NUMBER: FRA-OR&D-75-81B
SUBJECT: Freight Operations
KEYWORDS: Bibliography, Design Principles, Truck Functions
ABSTRACT: Volume II of the TDOP Literature Search contains the sections entitled: "Truck Components” and "Track-Train Dynamics As Related To Truck Performance." Each of the two sections contains: an introduction dealing with literature selected for reprinting, reprints of articles judged particularly representative or salient, a bibliography alphabetized by author. The "Bibliography-Truck Components" is further organized into the following subsections: brakes and brake rigging, centerplates, side frames and bolsters, snubbers and dampers, springs, wheels, axles, and roller bearings, and miscellaneous component systems.

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