Technical Reports

Resistance of a Freight Train to Forward Motion - Volume IV, Users' Manual for Freight Train Fuel Consumption Program

  • 01
  • Feb
  • 1981
AUTHOR: John D. Muhlenberg
OFFICE: RPD
REPORT NUMBER: FRA/ORD-78/04.IV
SUBJECT: Freight Operations
KEYWORDS: Train Fuel Consumption Prediction, Computer Program, Train Track Dynamics
ABSTRACT: This document provides information concerning a computer program devised to predict fuel consumption of a freight train operated over a track with known characteristics. The information is of value to both the user who wants merely to utilize the capabilities of the program and the programmers who need to understand its inner workings. The program is listed in its entirety in the document.

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