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Users Manual for Program CONV_STRIX2KPF




Program CONV_STRIX2KPF converts rail profiles measured by the STRIX track recording car into a format suitable for program KPF.




Command line options


Following options are understood:

-h = Write an information message
-M = Create a master input data file.
arg(1) = Input-data-file


INPUT DATA

Input data are read in free format:


ADJUST_ZERO
If set equal to "yes" the rail profile will be zero set according to:
kpf/rail_w_origo_small.jpg
Declared= Character*3    Default= 'yes'

GAUGE_MEAS_INTERVAL
Vertical interval relative to Top of Rail when finding the Gauge Measuring Point. This point is a point on the rail that is closest to the track center line, and is located on the surface of the rail between Top of Rail and GAUGE_MEAS_INTERVAL beneath.
Declared= Real*4    Default= 14. [mm]

GAUGE_TO_ORIGO
Lateral distance from the inside of the rail to the nominal running circle.
Declared= Real*4    Default= 32.5 [mm]
INFIL
Miniprof file of a rail profile measurement.
Multiple files can be given by using the "*"-wildcard character.
N.B. The in-file must include the miniprof-header lines. After the first empty line starts the measured data.
Lines in INFIL beginning with the #-character are treated as comments.
Declared= Character*132    Default= '*.ban'

SIDE
Translate left or right rail. The rail on the right side must be turned.
Declared= Character*3    Default= 'left'

UTFIL_EXT
File extension of the output data file(s).
Declared= Character*132    Default= '.rail'




Example of an input data file

Following example: Master.conv_strix2kpff can be used as a master file:

##
##     Input data for program "conv_strix2kpf"
##

  ADJUST_ZERO   = yes
  GAUGE_MEAS_INTERVAL= 14
  GAUGE_TO_ORIGO= 32.5
  SIDE          = left

  INFIL    = *.ban
  UTFIL_EXT= .rail