Accession Number:

ADA059335

Title:

Study of Force Effects on Selected Materials used in Cargo to Vehicle Restraint Systems for Rail Transport. Volume 6. Effectiveness of Wheel Chocks in a Restraint System using 3/8-inch, 1/2-inch, or 5/8-inch Wire Rope.

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for Oct-Nov 77,

Corporate Author:

MILITARY TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT COMMAND TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AGENCY NEWPORT NEWS VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

66.0

Abstract:

This report presents results of tests that were conducted during October and November 1977 to measure the effectiveness of wheel chocks when a wire rope restraint system is used to secure a vehicle to a flatcar.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE