How to Calculate Coefficient of friction for given hauling capacity of locomotive?
Coefficient of friction for given hauling capacity of locomotive calculator uses Coefficient of Friction for locomotive = Hauling Capacity of a Locomotive/(Weight on driving axle*No of pairs of driving wheels) to calculate the Coefficient of Friction for locomotive, The Coefficient of friction for given hauling capacity of locomotive depends on speed and rail surface.It increases with decrease in speed and varies from 0.1 at high speeds to 0.2 at low speeds. Coefficient of Friction for locomotive is denoted by μ symbol.
How to calculate Coefficient of friction for given hauling capacity of locomotive using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Coefficient of friction for given hauling capacity of locomotive, enter Hauling Capacity of a Locomotive (Hc), Weight on driving axle (w) & No of pairs of driving wheels (n) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Coefficient of friction for given hauling capacity of locomotive calculation can be explained with given input values -> 0.2 = 12000/(20000*3).