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Transport development and locomotive technology in the Soviet Union.

James H. Blackman

Transport development and locomotive technology in the Soviet Union.

by James H. Blackman

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Published by University of South Carolina, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, School of Business Administration in Columbia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Diesel locomotives.,
    • Electric locomotives.,
    • Railroads -- Soviet Union -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesUniversity of South Carolina. Bureau of Business and Economic Research. Essays in economics,, no. 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE3138 .B55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p.
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6241018M
      LC Control Number57063144
      OCLC/WorldCa1857755

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Transport development and locomotive technology in the Soviet Union by James H. Blackman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Transport development and locomotive technology in the Soviet Union. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, School of Business Administration, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James H Blackman.

Transport in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was an important part of the nation's economic centralisation of the late s and s led to the development of infrastructure at a massive scale and rapid pace.

Before the Soviet Union's collapse inthere were a wide variety of modes of transport by land, water and air. An electric locomotive is a locomotive powered by electricity from overhead lines, a third rail or on-board energy storage such as a battery or a supercapacitor.

Electric locomotives with on-board fueled prime movers, such as diesel engines or gas turbines, are classed as diesel-electric or gas turbine-electric and not as electric locomotives, because the electric generator/motor.

transporta [Development of Railroad Transportation Technology]. Moscow, l2a. Gosudarstvennyi plan razvitiia narodnogo khoziaistva SSSR na god [The State Plan for the Development of the USSR National Economy for ]. Moscow, (reprinted by the American Council of Learned Societies, ).

Gudok [Whistle]. Daily newspaper. DEVELOPMENT OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION - History Form 2 Notes It began with the launch of the first artificial satellite in October by the soviet union - Sputnik.

The development of mobile telephony technology was slow in the earlier periods due to the hindrance by the strict federal regulations in USA and Europe. The classic railway was operated for decades by steam traction.

Steam locomotives and steam railcars dominated the global railway scene for about years. They are nothing more than “a rail mounted mobile steam power station” [1] Steam traction is based on the energy source water vapour which is produced in the vehicle by means of a steam boiler that burns coal or oil, or.

The link-and-pin coupling was the original style of coupling used on North American railways. After most railroads converted to semi-automatic Janney couplers, the link-and-pin survived on forestry simple in principle, the system suffered from a lack of standardisation regarding size and height of the links, and the size and height of the pockets.

A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam locomotives are fueled by burning combustible material – usually coal, wood, or oil – to produce steam in a steam moves reciprocating pistons which are mechanically connected to the locomotive's main wheels (drivers).

Both fuel and water. In much the same way that the internet speeded up communication, the railways brought people together and boosted the development of trade and businesses. Goods could now be transported easily, cheaply, and on a mass scale, while the industry itself demanded huge supply industries to manufacture the trains, railway lines and other necessary.

Military weapons technology experienced rapid advances during World War II, and over six years there was a disorientating rate of change in combat in everything from aircraft to smallthe war began with most armies utilizing technology that had changed little from World War I, and in some cases, had remained unchanged since the 19th century.

Transport in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was an important part of the nation's economy. The economic centralisation of the late s and s led to the development of infrastructure at a massive scale and rapid pace. Before. A gas turbine-electric locomotive (GTEL) is a locomotive that uses a gas turbine to drive an electric generator or alternator, producing an electric current which is used to power traction type of locomotive was first experimented with during the Second World War, but reached its peak in the s to locomotives use this system today.

Transport (commonly used in the U.K.), or transportation (used in the U.S.), is the movement of humans, animals and goods from one location to another.

In other words, the action of transport is defined as a particular movement of an organism or thing from a point A (a place in space) to a point B. Modes of transport include air, land (rail and road), water, cable, pipeline and space.

6 Author's group, (History of Rail Transport of Russia and the Soviet Union), vol. 2 ()) (St. Petersburg and Moscow: PGUPS), p. No English translation of this work exists currently.

The "author's group" referred to is a group of professors and engineers, most of them from St. Petersburg State Transportation University. In Russia and other countries that were once part of it and the Soviet Union, railroad construction, also begun in the midth cent., received a great stimulus following the revolution, when railroads were first extended into Siberia.

British capital and U.S. engineering skill laid the basis for many of the railroads of South America. In his previous book on early jet fighters Leo Marriott traced the history of the revolutionary aircraft produced by the British and Americans immediately after the Second World War; in this companion volume he describes jet fighter development on the continent of Europe and in the Soviet Union during the same remarkable : £ Population transfer in the Soviet Union may be classified into the following broad categories: deportations of "ethnically cleansed territories.

In most cases their destinations were underpopulated remote areas (see Forced settlements in the Soviet Union).This includes deportations to the Soviet Union of non-Soviet citizens from countries outside the USSR. On Novemthe world learned that the Soviet Union also had their own space shuttle.

It had been secretly under development for well over a decade and it had cost the Soviets billions. It took a fellow Brit—a civil and mechanical engineer named George Stephenson—to turn locomotives into a form of mass transport. InMatthew Murray of Holbeck designed and built the first commercially successful steam locomotive, “The Salamanca,” and Stephenson wanted to take the technology a step further.

But trains are perceived as transport mainly today, so this appendix of history takes place in a time before the rapid development of armored vehicles in the interwar period.

During the Mexican Revolution (–), the Spanish Civil War () and the Second World War armored trains were actively used by all parties included in the. In Soviet history and literature, no image more powerfully symbolised modernisation, progress and civilisation than the locomotive.

Rail transport, with its own discipline and rhythms, was seen as the key which could unlock economic, social and cultural development.Soviet tank development in the interwar The “Russky Reno” was the very first Russian tank, a copy of a White Russian Renault FT captured in It was completely disassembled, studied and reproduced by workers of the factory “Red Sormovo” in For more information regarding Soviet transport, see Rail transport in the Soviet Union.

Railroad in Russia around In Russia, the largest country in the world, its geography of N.-S. rivers and E.-W. commerce made it very suited to develop railroads as its basic mode of transportation.