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Direct-Fixation Track Design Specifications, Research, and Related Material (2005)

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Suggested Citation:"Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2005. Direct-Fixation Track Design Specifications, Research, and Related Material. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/13542.
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Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications: AASHO American Association of State Highway Officials AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials APTA American Public Transportation Association ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials ATA American Trucking Associations CTAA Community Transportation Association of America CTBSSP Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program DHS Department of Homeland Security FAA Federal Aviation Administration FHWA Federal Highway Administration FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration FRA Federal Railroad Administration FTA Federal Transit Administration IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ITE Institute of Transportation Engineers NCHRP National Cooperative Highway Research Program NCTRP National Cooperative Transit Research and Development Program NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration NTSB National Transportation Safety Board SAE Society of Automotive Engineers TCRP Transit Cooperative Research Program TRB Transportation Research Board TSA Transportation Security Administration U.S.DOT United States Department of Transportation

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TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 71, Track-Related Research, Volume 6: Direct-Fixation Track Design Specifications, Research, and Related Material is a two-part CD-ROM formatted report that suggests guidance on the design and construction of direct-fixation track systems. Part A of the report describes track-design principles and material-evaluation methods for direct-fixation fasteners and track, as well as example specifications. Part B of the report provides data, evaluations, field reviews, and analyses of direct-fixation fasteners from a variety of sources, to allow a fuller understanding of their characteristics and proper application.

Links to instructions on burning an .ISO CD-ROM for and the download site for the CD-ROM for TCRP Report 71, Volume 6 (CRP-CD-61) are below.

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