Accession Number : AD0648337

Title :   CARLOADING STUDIES. UTILIZING U.S. NAVY TEST AND INSTRUCTIONAL BOX CAR USNX 9000.

Corporate Author : NAVAL SUPPLY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FACILITY BAYONNE N J

Report Date : 1950

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : The Navy has initiated a program of investigation into shipping damages occurring during rail transportation. The overall purpose of this program is the reduction of damage claims and shipping costs by the development of improved carloading methods, techniques, and the testing of lightweight packages intended to reduce transportation charges assessed on tare weight. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*TEST EQUIPMENT, RAILROAD CARS), (*NAVAL EQUIPMENT, DAMAGE CONTROL), TEST METHODS, HIGH SPEED PHOTOGRAPHY, CARGO, ACCELERATION, OSCILLOGRAPHS, ACCELEROMETERS

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE