Mechanics and Fatigue in Wheel/Rail Contact

1st Edition

Editors: S.L. Grassie
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444887740
eBook ISBN: 9780444599773
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 20th June 1991
Page Count: 416
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These proceedings demonstrate the increasing interest and importance of contact mechanics and wear to the railway industry. The 27 contributions succeed in sustaining a balance between mechanics and metallurgy, theory and practice, and will be of considerable interest to those engaged in research, as well as practising engineers.

Table of Contents

Stress Analysis. Plastic flow and shakedown of the rail surface in repeated wheel-rail contact (A.F. Bower, K.L. Johnson). Effects of non-linear kinematic hardening on plastic deformation and residual stresses in rolling line contact (D.L. McDowell, G.J. Moyar). Analysis of edge effects on rail-wheel contact (M.T. Hanson, L.M. Keer). Contact region fatigue of railway wheels under combined mechanical rolling pressure and thermal brake loading (R. Lundén). Rolling Contact Fatigue. The effect of metal removal, steel cleanliness and wheel load on the fatigue life of rail (R.K. Steele). Investigation of rolling contact fatigue in a head-hardened rail (V. Dikshit et al.). The early detection of rolling-sliding contact fatigue cracks (J.E. Garnham, J.H. Beynon). An analysis of the thermal contributions to railway wheel shelling (G.J. Moyar, D.H. Stone). Rolling contact fatigue in railway wheels under high axle loads (P.J. Mutton et al.). Corrugation. Surface analysis of corrugated rail treads (H.G. Feller, K. Walf). Rail corrugations: analytical model and field tests (E. Tassilly, N. Vincent). The formation of wear patterns on rail tread (K. Hempelmann et al.). Investigation of rail corrugations on the Baltimore Metro (D.R. Ahlbeck, L.E. Daniels). Wheelset-track resonance as a possible source of corrugation wear (W.F. Hayes, H.G. Tucker). Effects of vibration system and rolling conditions on the development of corrugations (Y. Suda). Materials and Wear. Wheel-rail rolling contact theory (J.J. Kalker). Tribological studies on adhesion phenomena between wheel and rail at high speeds (T. Ohyama). Factors of wheel flat occurrence and preventive measures (N. Kumagai et al.). A finite element and fatigue threshold study of shelling in heavy haul rails (A.K. Hellier et al.). Shear mode crack growth and rolling contact fatigue (P.E. Bold et al.). Metallurgical improvement of rail for the reduction of rail-w

Details

No. of pages:
416
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 1991
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780444599773
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444887740

About the Editor

S.L. Grassie

Affiliations and Expertise

Cambridge, UK

Reviews

These proceedings demonstrate the increasing interest and importance of contact mechanics and wear to the railway industry. The 27 contributions succeed in sustaining a balance between mechanics and metallurgy, theory and practice, and will be of considerable interest to those engaged in research, as well as practising engineers.