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Release Level 1.9
Release Date 2000 06


Revision Level 1.0




Hazardous Transport Vehicle TEMPLATES

Rail Transport: railway cars

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### The   Railway Car  Template
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#
# The data in this template is cooked up for explaination only
#

# start header ------
# Max length of ANY line in header is 96 characters
# Max no. of editable ME lines via user interface = 3

NA  railway car                        # object name
ID  1                                  # unique ID
OT  RC               # Type of Object
HY railcar.exp
PI objects/railway/gifs/rail1.gif      #hypertext (map, picture) file

ME  Meta Information 1                 # meta information 1
ME  Meta Information 2                 # ...
ME  Meta Information n                 # meta information n
AU  patel   Thu Feb 23 12:45:55 1995   # automatically inserted

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### georeference     (might come from a GPS locator)
#
GX 124400.0          # latitude / reference X
GY 488700.0          # longitude/ reference Y
EL 25.5              # masl
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#  Owner or operator (may not be known .....)
N1 Bayer_SpA
N2 Stabilimento_di_Filago
ST Via_delle_Industrie_9
TO 24040_Filago
PR Lombardia
ZI 20156_Milano
CO Italy
PH Tel 00123456789
FX Fax 00123456999                      # fax    --> icon
EM donald.duck@working_hard.it          # e-mail --> icon

TABLE vehicle
E descriptor 
E value
E method
D Type           chemical_cars  edit_descriptor
D Axles          four           edit_descriptor
D Volume         medium         edit_descriptor
D Net_load       medium         edit_descriptor
D N_containers   one            edit_descriptor
D V_containers   medium         edit_descriptor
D container_type tank_container edit_descriptor
END_TABLE

TABLE chemicals_stored
E   chemical_name        # chemical name is NOT a descriptor
E   CAS_number           # CAS number is NOT a descriptor
E   storage_conditions
D   chlorine  cooled
END_TABLE
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Railcar Descriptors

The Descriptor definitions for the variables used for a rail car are as follows (for a detailed definition of the Descriptor syntax, consult the On-line HITERM Referenece Manual).


DESCRIPTOR
Type
T S
V chemical_cars / petroleum_cars / LPG_cars/ 
V flatbed_cars / box_cars / 
Q What is the type of this railcar ?
ENDDESCRIPTOR

DESCRIPTOR
Axles
T S
V two / four /
ALTERNATIVE Alternative(trucks)
V two /three /four/ five /
ENDALTERNATIVE
R 310
Q How many axles does that railway car have ?
ENDDESCRIPTOR

DESCRIPTOR
Volume
T S
U m3
#  petroleum and chemical cars, 2 axles:
#  our default railway car !
V  small  [ 22., 25., 27.]
V  medium [ 27., 34., 36.]
V  large  [ 36., 38., 40.]
D medium
ALTERNATIVE Alternative(p_and_c_4axles)
V  small  [ 70., 75., 77.]
V  medium [ 77., 81., 86.]
V  large  [ 86., 90., 95.]
D medium
ENDALTERNATIVE
ALTERNATIVE Alternative(LPG_4axles)
V  small  [ 90., 92., 95.]
V  medium [ 95.,100.,105.]
V  large  [105.,112.,120.]
D medium
ENDALTERNATIVE
ALTERNATIVE Alternative(boxcar)
V  small  [ 0.01.,   5.,  7.]
V  medium [  7.,  10., 12.]
V  large  [ 12.,  15., 20.]
ENDALTERNATIVE
R 300 / 301 / 306 / 307 /
Q What is the volume of the container or vessel ?
ENDDESCRIPTOR

DESCRIPTOR
Net_Load
T S
U t
# Default: petroleum and chemicals, 2 axles
V  small  [ 22., 22.5.,23.]
V  medium [ 23., 23.5.,24.]
V  large  [ 24., 24.5.,25.]
D medium
ALTERNATIVE Alternative(4axles)
V  small  [ 41., 44.,46.]
V  medium [ 46., 48.,50.]
V  large  [ 50., 52.,54.]
ENDALTERNATIVe
ALTERNATIVE Alternative(trucks)
V very_small [  0.1,  0.5, 1.0]
V small      [  1.0,  3.5, 8.0]
V medium     [  8.0, 10.,  18.] 
V large      [ 18.,  20.,  26.]
Q What is the net Loading capacity of this truck ?
ENDALTERNATIVe
R 302 / 303 / 304 / 308 /
R 401 / 402 / 403 / 404/ 405 /406 /
Q What is the net Loading capacity of this railway car ?
ENDDESCRIPTOR

DESCRIPTOR
N_containers
T S
V  one  [ 1,1,1]
V  two  [ 1,2,2]
V  three[ 2,3,3]
V  four [ 3,4,4]
Q how many containers are on this flatbed car ?
ALTERNATIVE Alternative(boxcar)
ENDALTERNATIVE
D  2
ENDDESCRIPTORS

DESCRIPTOR
V_containers
T S
u m3
V  small  [ 20., 25.,30.]
V  medium [ 30., 45.,50.]
V  large  [ 50., 60.,70.]
R 308 /
Q what is the (average) volume of the containers on the 
Q flatbed car ?
D medium 
ENDDESCRIPTOR

DESCRIPTOR
Container_type
T S
V tank_container / roll_container / bottles /
Q what shape is the container on the truck ?
ENDDESCRIPTOR
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Associated Rules

RULE 300
IF [  Type == chemical_cars
   OR Type == petroleum_cars]
   AND  axles == four
THEN Volume BECOMES ALternative(p_and_c_4axles)
ENDRULE

RULE 301
IF   Type ==  LPG_cars
AND  Axles == two
THEN Volume = 55.
ENDRULE

RULE 302
IF [  Type == chemical_cars
   OR Type == petroleum_cars]
   AND  axles == two
THEN Net_Load = 24.
ENDRULE

RULE 303
IF [  Type == chemical_cars
   OR Type == petroleum_cars
   OR Type == LPG_cars]
   AND  axles == four
THEN Net_Load BECOMES Alternative(4axles)
ENDRULE

RULE 304
IF [  Type == chemical_cars
   OR Type == petroleum_cars]
   AND  axles == four
THEN Net_Load = 48.
ENDRULE
RULE

RULE 305
IF   Type ==  LPG_cars
AND  Axles == two
THEN Net_Load = 41.
ENDRULE

RULE 306
IF   TRUE
THEN Volume = N_containers * V_containers 
ENDRULE

RULE 307
IF      Volume >= 140
THEN    Volume = 140
ENDRULE

RULE 308
IF   Type == box_cars
THEN V_container BECOMES Alternative(boxcar)
ENDRULE

RULE 309
IF   Type == box_cars
THEN Net_Load = Volume * 1.0 
ENDRULE


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