ERIC Number: EJ277015
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Some Physics at the Railroad Hump Yard.
Henry, Dennis C.
Physics Teacher, v20 n4 p206-13 Apr 1982
Regrouping cars from incoming trains into blocks of cars for outgoing trains is accomplished in railroad "hump" classification yards. Discusses: hardware and software elements of such installations; physical models on which software is based; success in predicting/regulating car speeds; and results of recent research into factors affecting car rolling resistance. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Railroad Hump Yards