RESEARCH ON OPTIMIZATION OF S.N.C.F. AXLES. PART II

Research by SNCF to enhance the reliability of axles has continued. This reports the results of investigations into mechanical surface treatment, particularly prestressing by shot peening. Fatigue strength can be increased 20 percent by shot peening, but this effect may be negated by corrosion.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Supported in cooperation with the Association of American Railroads, Federal Railroad Administration and Railway Wheel Association. Sixth International Wheelset Congress, October 22-26, 1978, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Iron and Steel Institute

    230 North Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL  USA  60601
  • Authors:
    • Revillon, A
  • Publication Date: 1978-10

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 11 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00184152
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Iron and Steel Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Volume 1 Tech Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 12 1978 12:00AM