RS:mechanicalCoupler

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mechanicalCoupler
 


Scheme description / Schemenbeschreibung / Description du schéma

Position of mechanicalCoupler in the XML-Tree / Position von mechanicalCoupler im XML-Baum / position de mechanicalCoupler dans l’aborescence XML

  • Children: Not yet described. / Noch nicht beschrieben. / Pas encore décrit.

Multiplicity / Anzahl / Multiplicité

[0..∞]

Semantics / Bedeutung / Sémantique

The element <mechanicalCoupler> contains all data related to the mechanical coupling devices (external link) used between the railway vehicles.

Das Element <mechanicalCoupler> beinhaltet alle Daten für alle mechanischen Kupplungen zwischen den einzelnen Fahrzeugen.

Attributes of mechanicalCoupler / Attribute von mechanicalCoupler / Attributs de mechanicalCoupler

  • designType: This is the design type of the coupler. There is a list of typical values available.
  • AAR_KnuckleCoupler The standard coupler as used by the north American railways (Association of American Railroads). It is also known as "Janney coupler".
  • AK69e Unicoupler as developed by Knorr in 1970s compatible by SA-3 and willison couplers
  • AlbertCoupler coupler used at tram cars
  • APTA_tightlock automatic coupler of American Public Transportation Association used for passenger trains, i.e with reduced slack
  • BSI_compact tram couplers by BSI
  • BSI_shunting automatic couplers for shunting purpose by BSI
  • buckeyeKnuckleCoupler central Buckeye automatic knuckle coupler as used by British locomotive-hauled passenger carriages
  • BuddPinCup automatic coupler for EMUs developed by Budd Company
  • buffersChainScrewCoupler The standard coupler as used by most European railways.
  • C-AKv compact willison coupler developed by Faiveley Transport compatible by SA-3 and willison couplers
  • centralBuffer1Chain single central buffer with a chain underneath as used by some narrow gauge railways in Europe
  • centralBuffer2Chains central buffer with chain link at each side as used by Rhätische Bahn
    "Balancierhebelkupplung"
  • FK-3-2.5 automatic tram couplers by Georg Fischer AG, Schaffhausen
  • FK-5.5-4 automatic tram couplers by Georg Fischer AG, Schaffhausen
  • FK-9-6 automatic couplers for metros and branch line railways by Georg Fischer AG, Schaffhausen
  • FK-15-10 automatic couplers for main line railways by Georg Fischer AG, Schaffhausen
  • FK-15-12 automatic couplers for main line railways by Georg Fischer AG, Schaffhausen
  • GF_Coupler general halfautomatic couplers by Georg Fischer AG, Schaffhausen
  • GFN half automatic couplers for branch line railways by Georg Fischer AG, Schaffhausen
  • GFT half automatic tram couplers by Georg Fischer AG, Schaffhausen
  • GFV half automatic couplers fur suburban trains by Georg Fischer AG, Schaffhausen
  • Intermat developed by East-European railways in 1970s compatible by SA-3 and willison couplers
  • linkPin_flat tram coupler with flat link bar and pins
  • linkPin_round tram coupler with round link bar and pins
  • NorwegianMeatChopper central buffer with a mechanical hook that drops into a slot in the central buffer, mainly used by narrow gauge railways
  • SA3_WillisonCoupler coupler as used by railways of former Soviet Union, works according to the same principles as the AAR coupler but is incompatible
  • Scharfenberg general couplers of Scharfenberg type

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  • Scharfenberg10
  • Scharfenberg35
  • Scharfenberg55
  • Scharfenberg140
  • Scharfenberg330
  • Scharfenberg430
  • SchwabCoupler automatic couplers by Schwab Verkehrstechnik AG, Schaffhausen
  • Wedgelock automatic couplers of London Underground EMUs
  • unknown unknown/not specified type
  • other:anything Any value that does not fit any value from the previous enumeration list, fulfilling the constraint: at minimum two characters, whitespace is not allowed.
    any other user defined type
  • positionOnCarEnd: This is the basic position of the coupler with regard to the car ends. Possible values are:

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  • both
  • front
  • rear
  • couplingHeight: This is the coupler height (horizontal axis) above rail surface given in metres.
  • pullingForce: This is maximum force in Newton the coupler can withstand when pulling the vehicle.
  • pushingForce: This is maximum force in Newton the coupler can withstand when pushing the vehicle.

Syntactic Constraints / Syntaktische Beschränkungen / Contraintes syntactiques

  • designType mandatory
  • positionOnCarEnd mandatory
  • couplingHeight xs:decimal, 6 fraction digits, length value measured in meter, optional
  • pullingForce xs:decimal, 0 fraction digits, force value measured in Newton, optional
  • pushingForce xs:decimal, 0 fraction digits, force value measured in Newton, optional

The element mechanicalCoupler can occur several times for a vehicle.

Best practice & Examples / Empfohlene Anwendung & Beispiele / Bonnes pratiques & exemples

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Notes / Anmerkungen / Notes

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Open issues / Offene Punkte/Pedenzen / Questions ouvertes

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