Don Ashton’s Valve Gear Simulation Software

“STEAM” Locomotive Performance Simulation Software

5AT Group member Jamie Keyte is in the process of developing a new steam loco performance simulation package which he has named “STEAM“, standing for “Steam Traction Engineering Analysis Method”. The software is being developed as an MS Excel spreadsheet model which offers the significant advantage over other packages in that it can be interrogated […]

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Allan Wallace’s Software

Dr Allan Wallace (PhD in mechanical engineering and fluid mechanics) runs his own engineering consulting company Avocet Consulting Pty Ltd in Adelaide, South Australia, that specialises in solving unusual and difficult engineering problems. Allan has undertaken several railway-related projects including the design of specialized rail freight wagons. Like Richard Coleby, Allan is an enthusiastic builder […]

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