THERMAL DAMAGE TO RAILWAY WHEELS

This article is a survey of the different wheel defects which are induced by the heat generated during braking. It emphasizes the mechanisms of the phenomena and the character of the damage.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • International Conference on Railway Braking, University of York, England, September 26-27, 1979.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institution of Mechanical Engineers

    1 Birdcage Walk
    London SW1H 9JJ,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Swaaij, J L
  • Conference:
  • Publication Date: 1979

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 95-100

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00324892
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 1979-11 Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 6 1981 12:00AM