Accession Number:

AD0719789

Title:

Effect of Friction in Jacketed Cables on the Efficiency of Jaw-Type Transmission Brakes in Electric and Motor Railroad Cars,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-11-27

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

The report is an examination of the friction occurring between the cable and the jacket as it affects the efficiency of the cable-operation of brakes. The authors have determined the forces acting on the jaws of one category of transmission brakes operated by cables and have worked out dependences related to their braking efficiency. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE