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Tractive Effort of a steam locomotive


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URL: http://reusablecode.blogspot.com/2008/05/tractive-effort.html

Only works for non-compound locomotives. (ie. single cylinder)

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  9. ' Calculates the tractive effort of a non-compound steam locomotive.
  10. function TractiveEffort(cylinderDiameter, stroke, pressure, wheelDiameter)
  11. TractiveEffort = cylinderDiameter ^ 2 * stroke * pressure * 0.85 / wheelDiameter
  12. end function
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