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Locomotive crashworthiness research

Stephen J. Kokkins

Locomotive crashworthiness research

locomotive crew egress evaluation.

by Stephen J. Kokkins

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Published by Federal Railroad Administration, Office of Research and Development, Available through the National Technical Information Service in Washington, DC, [Springfield, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Locomotives -- Testing.,
  • Locomotives -- Crashworthiness.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLocomotive crew egress evaluation
    ContributionsUnited States. Federal Railroad Administration. Office of Research and Development., Foster-Miller, Inc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ603 .K65 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 134, [30] p. :
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3731502M
    LC Control Number2003387378
    OCLC/WorldCa50723949

    Subpart D - Locomotive Crashworthiness Design Requirements (§§ - ) Subpart E - Locomotive Electronics (§§ - ) SUBPART ; Appendix A to Part - Form FRA A; Appendix B to Part [Reserved] Appendix C to Part - FRA Locomotive Standards - . The page FRA study in , “Locomotive Crashworthiness Research – Volume 5: Cab Car Crashworthiness Report” (DOT/FRA/ORD/) concluded among other things that “Substantial crush appears likely at closing speeds above approximately 35 mph for the situation in which a cab car, just satisfying the federal requirements, is in a.

    Locomotive, by Brian Floca, is a Caldecott book, which tells the story of a locomotive's journey across the western frontier to the west coast. To begin, the story has a simple plot, which is made more interesting, as the main character is a locomotive/5(K). ARA personnel have conducted crashworthiness analysis of many types of rail cars, including tank cars, locomotives, passenger rail cars, and light rail vehicles. For tank cars, we have successfully predicted both local punctures and catastrophic ruptures during train derailments and .

    Browse the list of issues and latest articles from International Journal of Crashworthiness. List of issues Latest articles Partial Access; Volume 25 Volume 24 Volume 23 Books; Keep up to date. Register to receive personalised research and resources by email. Sign me up.   New Locomotive Crashworthiness Design Standards and Changes to Existing FRA-Approved Locomotive Crashworthiness Design Standards. Alternative Locomotive Crashworthiness Designs. Appendix E to Part - Performance Criteria for Locomotive Crashworthiness. In brief, since most locomotives have to comply with the following.


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