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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Tribol. June 2019, 141(6): 061401.
Paper No: TRIB-18-1281
Published Online: April 16, 2019
...Lu Zhou; Henry Brunskill; Martin Pletz; Werner Daves; Stephan Scheriau; Roger Lewis The contact condition between the wheel and the rail is paramount to the lifespan, safety, and smooth operation of any rail network. The wheel/rail contact condition has been estimated, calculated, and simulated...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Tribol. October 2008, 130(4): 044501.
Published Online: August 1, 2008
... and the contact spring constant, reflecting the topology of the contact partners in an explicit way, are of immense practical relevance. The goal of this paper is to present such relations. contact mechanics wheel/rail contact wheel/crossing contact approximate solution mechanical contact rails...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Tribol. July 2006, 128(3): 493–504.
Published Online: March 21, 2006
...M. B. Marshall; R. Lewis; R. S. Dwyer-Joyce; U. Olofsson; S. Björklund The contact area and pressure distribution in a wheel/rail contact is essential information required in any fatigue or wear calculations to determine design life, re-grinding, and maintenance schedules. As wheel or rail wear...