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Title:
Engineering and Design of Railway Brake Systems
Author:
Air Brake Association editors
Publisher:
Air Brake Association
ISBN or Item #
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Date Listed:
2015-09-25 00:00:00
Retail Price:
$67.95
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$59.95
Description:
Untitled Document

Engineering and Design of Railway Brake Systems

Edited by D. G. Blaine, C. W. Parker, D. F. Gilgard, F. R. Ellis, R. E. Winter.

Library bound, 7.5x10", 229 Pages, photos, terminology, tables and charts, appendix, index. 2015.

"Fundamentals of the design of equipment which produces the friction brake retarding forces on railway rolling stock.

  • Definitions and Terminology
  • Railway Braking in North America
  • Principles of Retarding Force and Retardation
  • Weight Transfer, Performance, and Practical Adhesion Levels
  • Freight Brake Systems and Principles of Rigging Design
  • Passenger and Transit Brake Syustems
  • Locomotive Brake Systems
  • Index