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Smaller Freight Wagon Wheels – A Stressful Experience

Lecture

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A technical lecture with a tour of the research facilities within the department.

Date and Time

18 March 2014 - 18:00-20:00

Location

Huddersfield, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Joint Event.


About this event

High stress in the wheel-rail contact is a factor in several rail damage mechanisms. Such damage can be costly and is often generated by freight vehicles which have comparatively high axle loads. However using smaller wheels, which further increase these stresses, offers a number of benefits to freight operators.  

This paper provides an overview of investigations which were conducted to support a change to national standards allowing the use of smaller wheels. It aims to provide an insight into the challenges of developing engineering science to support standards and of a safety critical interface which uses materials above their elastic limit.

Joint Event IET West Yorkshire – IMechE

Programme

A technical lecture with a tour of the research facilities within the department.

 

18:00 for 18:30

Reasons to attend

Speaker:         

Julian Stow – Assistant Director, Institute of Railway Research, University of Huddersfield

Cost

This is a free event

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