PROFILE WEAR ON RAILWAY WHEEL SETS AND RELATED CONSEQUENCES WITH REGARD TO OPERATING CHARACTERISTICS, TRACTION POWER REQUIREMENTS AND SERVICE MILEAGE
This paper deals with study of worn wheel and rail profiles, their interaction and resulting consequences. The paper further analyzes the wear characteristics and traction power requirements. Several measures which can improve wheelset service life, reduce traction requirements and improve safety are suggested.
- 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.
American Iron and Steel Institute230 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL United States 60601
- Nauman, H J
- Publication Date: 1978-10
- Features: Figures; References;
- Pagination: 18 p.
- TRT Terms: Maintenance management; Maintenance practices; Planning; Rail (Railroads); Railroad cars; Vehicle maintenance; Wear; Wheel shops (Railroads); Wheels; Wheelsets (Railroads)
- Uncontrolled Terms: Wheel profiles
- Old TRIS Terms: Wheel maintenance; Wheel shops; Wheel truing
- Subject Areas: Maintenance and Preservation; Planning and Forecasting; Railroads; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00184178
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: American Iron and Steel Institute
- Report/Paper Numbers: Volume 2 Tech Paper
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Dec 29 1978 12:00AM