Sharma & Associates, Inc.

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Train Operations
  • Incident investigations using simulation tools

  • Train makeup studies, using simulations to identify unsafe as well as optimal conditions

  • Analysis of train dynamics using longitudinal dynamic simulators for evaluation of coupler forces, draft gear forces, car accelerations, derailment potential, etc.

  • Train stopping distance studies, including inoperative brake investigations, brake valve and brake application parametric studies, and runaway trains.

  • Evaluation of effects of insufficient recharge and brake valve type on stopping distances

  • Train dynamics and operations simulations for:
     - Energy and fuel consumption studies
     - Motive power assignment
     - Helper consist location

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