FACTORS AFFECTING AXLE STRESSES

Changing operating environment suggests a critical review of heat-treating and design specifications for axles used under freight cars, locomotives, and transit equipment. Too little application in practice is being made of advanced technology to increase the fatigue strength of axles. Various means are presented to show how the detrimental influence of high stress concentration factors and fretting corrosion on axle and wheel assemblies can be reduced.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  USA  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Horger, O J
  • Publication Date: 1970-8

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 5 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00053993
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 70-WA/RR-6
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 3 1974 12:00AM