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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.piht2.t55050001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-311-9
... was austenitized and quenched in the opposite direction. The two-direction hardening produced high productivity. Starter ring gear teeth were hardened for a locomotive manufacturer in the mid-1960s. A fixture was built to induction harden the 256 teeth of a starter ring gear that was made by a local gear...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790025
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... failures of steel track, railroad trestles, and locomotive wheels and axles, usually involving a considerable loss of life and property. Mansfield Merriman, a graduate of the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale and a professor of civil engineering at Lehigh College, and Edgar Marburg, a professor...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... with the economics of casting production, explain casting use in freight cars, passenger cars, and locomotives. Steel castings usage in the construction of one freight car is shown in Table 2-1 . Steel Castings Used in the Construction of a 100-Ton Freight Car Table 2-1 Steel Castings Used...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790123
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... with a steel flange circling the tire that would keep the wheels on a railroad rail. Realizing that normal railroad cars were far too heavy to be supported on pneumatic rubber tires, he bought a small Citröen bus and had his special wheels mounted on its axles. He then took the bus for a ride on a section...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320305
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
.... Components for the refrigeration industry are prime examples. Figure 13.6 presents an overview of the attributes and applications of steel castings. Fig. 13.6 Attributes and applications of steel castings In summary, although some structural components such as axle housings can be replaced...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.9781627083324
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320011
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
.... Examples of pattern plate applications to ductile iron knuckles and brake calipers, cast steel draft gears, and axle housings are discussed in Chapters 10 , “ Engineering Austempered Ductile Iron Castings ,” and 12, “Engineering Carbon and Alloy Steel Castings,” of this book. Molding the cope and the drag...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320217
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... undercarriage. Source: Ref 4 Fig. 12.10 Bolster casting Typical examples of highway castings are axle housings, differential housings, truck wheel spiders, brake spiders, brake shoes, and spindles. Figure 12.11 ( Ref 5 ) shows an axle housing for a truck with the two arms mounted on either...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
..., at that time one of the largest North American Railway companies, had built for them, excluding the conventional locomotive design, an aluminum example of the semistreamlined steam-powered “Royal Blue,” traveling between Chicago and St. Louis [ Hug 44 ]. Only the wheel trucks, couplings, and buffers...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320163
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... Product application Automotive Suspension components such as front and rear knuckles and control arms, brake calipers, crank-shafts, cam shafts, exhaust manifolds, wheel hubs, balance shafts, gears, bushings, flanges, brackets Off-highway and class eight trucks Axle housings, differential...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ceeg.t59370021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-447-5
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fdsm.t69870045
EISBN: 978-1-62708-344-7
... stress was so damaging compared with a steady stress of even higher magnitude was not then understood, but Wöhler proved that this was so by experiment. He conceived a testing machine ( Fig. 3.1 ) ( Ref 3.2 ), simulating a railcar axle, in which a sample could be subjected to completely reversed bending...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfub.t53740103
EISBN: 978-1-62708-308-9
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... blocks and in-line 6- to 8-cylinder diesel engine blocks are cast horizontally or sometimes slightly inclined at about a 5° angle. Larger diesel engine blocks for electric locomotives are cast with the cylinder axis vertically and with the crankcase upward. Larger cylinder bocks for marine diesel engines...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.9781627083560
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.9781627082532
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fdsm.9781627083447
EISBN: 978-1-62708-344-7