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
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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE