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... 22 Appendix E Acknowledgment of Reviewers This report has been reviewed in draft form by persons chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise in accordance with procedures approved by the NASEM Report Review Committee. The purposes of the independent review are to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making its published report as sound as possible and to ensure that the report meets institutional standards of objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge.
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...   23 Appendix F DOT Analysis and Test Plan to Assess the Effectiveness of ECP Brakes in Reducing the Risks Associated with High-Hazard Flammable Trains [Brief notes, shown in italics, on the status of each item as of August 3, 2017, were provided by Kevin Kesler, DOT.]
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... 24 2. ANALYSIS PLAN 2.1 Coefficient of Friction-(Post derailment tank car kinetic energy dissipation)
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...   25 2.6 Model Validation DOT, with support of its contractors, will model a sample of previous derailments. DOT will compare the results from the modeling to what happened in real life.

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