Real-time rail–wheel wear damage control

Tian, Ye, Daniel, J. T. and Meehan, Paul A. (2015) Real-time rail–wheel wear damage control. International Journal of Rail Transportation, 4 2: 113-129. doi:10.1080/23248378.2015.1121411


Author Tian, Ye
Daniel, J. T.
Meehan, Paul A.
Title Real-time rail–wheel wear damage control
Journal name International Journal of Rail Transportation   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 2324-8378
2324-8386
Publication date 2015-01-01
Year available 2015
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1080/23248378.2015.1121411
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 4
Issue 2
Start page 113
End page 129
Total pages 18
Place of publication Abingdon, Oxfordshire United Kingdom
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Collection year 2016
Language eng
Abstract This paper presents the performance of a real-time rail–wheel wear damage control system with respect to different operation conditions. In particular, an investigation into the wear growth rate control under changing wheel–rail friction conditions and different operation speeds is performed. Simulation using a mathematical model considering longitudinal–vertical–pitch dynamics of a locomotive running on straight tracks shows that the proposed controller can effectively reduce the rail–wheel wear damage by limiting mass loss rate, particularly during acceleration under low and medium speeds.
Keyword Wear control
Railway
Locomotive
Wheel-rail
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering Publications
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