Advanced Freight Car Truck Design

The objectives of this project are to: (1) Identify current design deficiencies through examination TPD and HD tear down data; (2) Conduct NUCARS® parametric studies simulating these deficiencies; (3) Develop improved design proposals; (4) Model these proposals using NUCARS®; (5) Conduct tests on selected designs.

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $569000.00
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Railroad Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Performing Organizations:

    Transportation Technology Center, Incorporated

    55500 DOT Road
    Pueblo, CO  United States  81001
  • Start Date: 20051001
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20091001
  • Source Data: RiP Project 30697

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01465248
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:57PM