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An Experimental Study of Independently Rotating Wheels for Railway Vehicles

Liang, Bo and Iwnicki, S. (2007) An Experimental Study of Independently Rotating Wheels for Railway Vehicles. In: Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, August 5 - 8, 2007. IEEE.

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Abstract

It is well known that conventional wheelsets have disadvantages of potential oscillatory instability above critical speed as a result of solid coupling between two wheels. Independently rotating wheels can overcome this disadvantage but may loss the natural guidance which solid axis linked wheels have. This paper presents an experimental study of independently rotating wheels which adopt active wheel driven for high speed railway vehicles.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: Paper presnted at the IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, August 5 - 8, 2007, Harbin, China
Subjects: T Technology > TF Railroad engineering and operation
Schools: School of Computing and Engineering
School of Computing and Engineering > Institute of Railway Research
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Depositing User: Bo Liang
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2012 12:38
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2013 11:20
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/15676

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