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Official Proceedings for the Club Year Volume 21 (Paperback) Loot Price: R258
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Official Proceedings for the Club Year Volume 21 (Paperback): Western Railway Club
Official Proceedings for the Club Year Volume 21 (Paperback): Western Railway Club

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Official Proceedings for the Club Year Volume 21 (Paperback)

Western Railway Club

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 Excerpt: ...this question on an entirely different basis, in which I was subsequently assisted by Mr. Spillsbury of our Bridge Department whose mathematical analysis was so far superior to that I had developed, that we prepared a joint article for the American Engineer and Railway Journal, in which the assumptions I had considered as reasonable were outlined, and the results obtained from these assumptions through Mr. Spillsbury's calculations are given. By the courtesy of Mr. Wright, Editor of the American Engineer and Railway Journal, I am enabled to transmit to you this article, which I consider is most important in view of the present paper by so high an authority as Professor Benjamin, accepting the analysis of Prof. Hancock, and I am sure you will be interested in the results obtained, and I feel that as practical men you will agree that the results obtained by my analysis, viz., that the blow from a flat spot approximating that blow at 1,600 pounds weight falling through one foot, and that the size of this blow is independent of the speed of the train, agrees very closely with your practical experience. While, on a passenger car in which we may have a flat spot, the noise, of course, becomes more frequent as the speed increases, the sound of the blow does not become appreciably louder after twenty miles an hour. The article referred to is the first portion and does not include the mathematical analysis which will appear in the December number of the American Engineer, and which is too long to go in here. It is as follows: EFFECT OF FLAT WHEELS ON EAILS. In the May number of The American Engineer, page 188, an article appeared by Mr. E. L. Hancock, discussing the effect of a flat wheel on a rail, in which it was calculated that the blow delivered by the wheel was...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Western Railway Club
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-76820-6
Barcode: 9781130768206
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-76820-1

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