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Rail transportation, 1991

Rail transportation, 1991

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Published by ASME in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroad cars -- Dynamics -- Congresses.,
  • Railroad tracks -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementpresented at the Winter Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Atlanta, Georgia, December 1-6, 1991 ; sponsored by the Rail Transportation Division, ASME.
    SeriesRTD -- vol. 4, RTD (Series) -- vol. 4.
    ContributionsAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers. Winter Meeting., American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Rail Transportation Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF550 .R27 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 167 p. :
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14775925M
    ISBN 100791808920

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