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6 edition of Rail Transportation found in the catalog.

Rail Transportation

1998 (R T D Asme Rail Transportation Division)

by Elizabeth J. Wolf

  • 396 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by American Society of Mechanical Engineers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mechanical Engineering & Materials,
  • Railroads - General,
  • Navigation,
  • Transportation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11150968M
    ISBN 100791815889
    ISBN 109780791815885

    The topics cover novel traction drive technologies of rail transportation, safety technology of rail transportation system, rail transportation information technology, rail transportation operational management technology, rail transportation cutting-edge theory and technology etc. Get this from a library! Road and rail transportation. [Harriet Williams] -- Examines the history of transportation around the world, from prehistoric times when there were not only no wheels but no shoes, to electric, hybrid cars, and the Global Positioning System.

    Furthermore, it describes various railway-signaling techniques to mitigate such hazards to prepare readers for the future evolution of train control systems, also based on the GNSS technology. This unique book offers a valuable reference guide for engineers and researchers in the fields of satellite navigation and rail transportation. The report considers the characteristics and interfaces of vehicle wheels and rail, tracks and wheel gauges, rail sections, alignments, speeds, and track moduli. The report includes chapters on vehicles, alignment, track structures, track components, special track work, aerial structures/bridges, corrosion control, noise and vibration, signals.

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