Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company, 1982. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Item #38555
This manual is directed toward the theoretical factors affecting component reliability and track/train dynamics. The techinical material is intended as a reference source or guide in the logical processes of planning and problem solving in these areas. Sections on Train Forces, Track Train Dynamics, Properties of Steel, Failure Analysis, Wear Analysis, Track Geometry, Signals, Bridges and Beams, Clearances, Environmental Quality, Chemistry and Mathmatics. 351 pages with numerous illustrated and photographic examples, and index. Bound in original dark blue paper over boards with lettering and logo in gilt. A fine and bright copy.