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Modelling the Dynamic Behaviour of the Wheel-Rail Interface by Using a Novel 3D Wheel-Rail Contact Model

Anyakwo, Arthur, Pislaru, Crinela, Ball, Andrew and Fengshou, Gu (2011) Modelling the Dynamic Behaviour of the Wheel-Rail Interface by Using a Novel 3D Wheel-Rail Contact Model. In: 5th IET Conference on Railway Condition Monitoring and Non-Destructive Testing (RCM 2011) , 29-30 November 2011, Derby Conference Centre, UK.

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Abstract

Methods for multibody modelling and simulation should accurately replicate the dynamic behaviour of rail-wheel interface including precise values for wheel-rail contact positions. This paper studies the development of a novel 3-D wheel-rail contact model which is used for dynamic simulation of a suspended wheelset with parameters listed for a typical Mark IV coach. The contact point locations on the wheel and rail are determined by the minimum difference method considering the lateral displacement, yaw angle and the roll angle. The proposed new 3D wheel-rail contact model can be applied in railway condition monitoring techniques to estimate the wheel geometry parameters and thus to achieve
practical optimised wheel-rail interfaces.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: © IET
Uncontrolled Keywords: multibody modelling, wheel-rail interface, wheel profiles, vehicle dynamics, condition monitoring
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Schools: School of Computing and Engineering
School of Computing and Engineering > Diagnostic Engineering Research Centre > Machinery Condition and Performance Monitoring Research Group
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Depositing User: Crinela Pislaru
Date Deposited: 17 May 2012 14:17
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2013 17:43
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/13466

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