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Proceedings of the 2006 Joint Rail Conference

Author(s): C.S. Bonaventura ; D.R. Holfeld ; A.M. Zarembski
Sponsor(s): Rail Transportation Division, ASME
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 2006
Conference Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
Conference Date: 4 April 2006
Page(s): 149 - 160
ISBN (Paper): 0-7918-4203-7
DOI: 10.1109/RRCON.2006.215305
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Railroad turnouts are discontinuities in the track structure that are needed to move a rail vehicle from one track to another. These discontinuities generate high dynamic forces, to include high... View More

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