Digital Computer Simulation of Railroad Freight Car Rocking

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A. A. Liepins

Dynatech Corporation, Cambridge, Mass.

J. Eng. Ind 90(4), 701-706 (Nov 01, 1968) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3604715 History: Received December 13, 1967; Online August 25, 2011


A mathematical model for the simulation of railroad freight car rocking is presented. The equations of the model are developed into a digital computer program. The model response is validated by two series of test results, and the model is considered reliable for engineering predictions.

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