On some corrugation related dynamical problems of wheel/rail interaction


  • Roman Bogacz Institute of Fundamental Technological Research Polish Academy of Sciences, Pawinskiego 5B Str., 02-106 Warsaw; Tadeusz Kosciuszko Cracow University of Technology, Warszawska 24 St., 31-155 Kraków, Poland Author
  • Kurt Frischmuth Universitat Rostock Author




railway mechanics, contact geometr, friction, wave generation, plastic deformation, deformations


We simulate the motion of a corrugated disk over a corrugated track under unilateral elastic contact forces. In particular, the trajectory of the geometrical contact point and the magnitude of normal forces are studied. Effects like generation of waves and cumulation of plastic deformation are considered.


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Bogacz, R., & Frischmuth, K. (2010). On some corrugation related dynamical problems of wheel/rail interaction. Archives of Transport, 22(1), 27-41. https://doi.org/10.2478/v10174-010-0002-5


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