IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Recent improvements to three-piece trucks [railways]

Proceedings of the 1996 ASME/IEEE Joint Railroad Conference

Author(s): Hawthorne, V.T.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 1996
Conference Location: Oakbrook, IL, USA
Conference Date: 30 April 1996
Page(s): 151 - 161
ISBN (Paper): 0-7803-3351-9
DOI: 10.1109/RRCON.1996.507974
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The three-piece truck remains the truck of choice for essentially all freight cars in North America. The historic roots of the three-piece truck are discussed. Definitions of the terminology are... View More

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