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Amtrak Bombardier HHP-8 Physics Mod Pack

TS 2015
Sunday, 07 December 2014
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TS2015 Amtrak Bombardier HHP-8 Physics Mod Pack by Mike Kam (FanRailer)

TS2015_Bombardier_HHP-8_Physics_Mod_Pack.rar - 180kb

Minor physics mod for the HHP-8 locomotive



This is the Amtrak Bombardier HHP-8 Physics Upgrade pack (TS2015 version).

In order to utilize this freeware physics upgrade, you must have purchased the Amtrak HHP-8 Loco Add-On pack avaliable at Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/222558/

This is a freeware pack; in no way is it to be used for commercial purposes. You are free, however to further modify the physics enhancements found in this pack for personal use if you so choose.

THIS IS NOT A SOUND UPGRADE PACK. Physics adjustments made around the existing sounds.

The purpose of this pack is to correct adjust physics and fix the coupler issue with the Amfleet car in Version 48.9a of TS2015.

Also included is the HHP-8 regulator fix from DaveDewhurst on RWA, which "stops it flicking back to 0% when the control is moved with the keyboard." All credit goes to him for developing the fix for the throttle.

Parameter Change Log:
1. Adjusted tractive effort and braking effort curves based on real world figures available online. Original figures used were much too high and lead to an unrealistically fast train set.
2. Adjusted amp ratings so that 1 amp = 1 kN of effort. Maximum traction amps = 225 amps @ 0 mph.
3. Adjusted blended braking function to provide 150 kN of braking effort in full service position.
4. Top speed set to 125 mph.

For more specifics on the specific values that were changed, proceed here: http://railworksamerica.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=31&;t=10774

IMPORTANT; Install Instructions

1. Open the HHP-8 asset pack until the directory reads "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\RailWorks\Assets\RSC\AcelaHHP8Pack01"
2. Then open the "Railworks_Bombardier_HHP-8_Physics_Mod_Pack.rar" file.
3. Drag the folders from the .rar file and into the directory you opened in step one.
4. Overwrite if asked.
5. The installation should be complete. Run TS2015 to check.

Thank you for downloading and installing.
Enjoy =)

Please accept license agreement before downloading

Please remember even those this file is free, the author still has rights to the file. Be sure to read the readme that is enclosed for further copyright information and instructions to install the file.


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