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Portable Dynamic Brake Testing Apparatus for Mobile Underground Mine Equipment.

Authors
Smirlock-M; Tanquary-M
Source
NTIS: PB/83-218511 :166 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10002982
Abstract
A novel instrumentation system was developed that enables simple, quick, and accurate measurement of vehicular dynamics within low- speed ranges. The system, consisting of a microwave transceiver and microprocessor data acquisition and reduction system, measures the deceleration dynamics of low-speed mining and construction equipment. It makes the basic measurement; calculates key parameters such as average deceleration, initial velocity, stopping distance, and brake system delay time; and produces autoscaled graphs of velocity, acceleration, and displacement versus time.
Publication Date
19810101
Document Type
CP; Final Contract Report;
Fiscal Year
1981
NTIS Accession No.
PB83-218511
NTIS Price
A09
Identifying No.
OFR 117-83
NIOSH Division
PRC;
Source Name
NTIS: PB/83-218511
Performing Organization
Foster-Miller Associates
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