Accession Number : ADA121606


Title :   Tank Car Head Shield Fatigue Evaluation.


Descriptive Note : Final rept.,


Corporate Author : ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD


Personal Author(s) : Jackson,Willis F ; Anderson,Charles E , Jr


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA121606


Report Date : Nov 1982


Pagination or Media Count : 44


Abstract : An experimental program was performed to evaluate the fatigue damage sensitivity of a railroad tank car head shield, required by Federal Regulation HM-144 in the transport of certain hazardous materials. The test procedures and data collected are documented. Analysis of the data obtained from these tests showed that currently applicable head shield specifications were met.


Descriptors :   *SAFETY , *RAILROAD CARS , *TANK CARS , TEST AND EVALUATION , STRESS STRAIN RELATIONS , SPECIFICATIONS , STRAIN GAGES , FATIGUE TESTS(MECHANICS)


Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Marine Engineering
      Mechanics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE