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Wheel and rail contact simulation using a twin disc tester.

Gallardo Hernandez, Ezequiel Alberto (2009) Wheel and rail contact simulation using a twin disc tester. PhD thesis, University of Sheffield.

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Abstract

The contact between wheel and rail has been studied for many years in the field and using different test approaches. The wheel/rail contact in this work was simulated by a rolling-sliding twin disc contact machine. Currently this approach is widely accepted as a technique for studying different aspects of the wheel/rail contact such as; wear, rolling contact fatigue (RCF) crack propagation and issues concerning wheel/rail isolation.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Engineering (Sheffield) > Mechanical Engineering (Sheffield)
Identification Number/EthosID: uk.bl.ethos.489081
Depositing User: EThOS Import Sheffield
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2017 15:01
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2017 15:01
URI: http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/14924

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