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Proc. ASME. RTDF2008, ASME 2008 Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference, 157-165, September 24–25, 2008
Paper No: RTDF2008-74029
...8E F . S y tr r -5 4 c m n .T r -5 8 Scott_Cummings@ ABSTRACT The Wheel De (WDPRC) conduc cracking of whee residual stresses, t Laboratory fatigue wheel tread materi analysis to prop accumulated in literature was use effects of contact s This project was p which the life of a premature fatigue...
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Proc. ASME. RTDF2008, ASME 2008 Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference, 35-42, September 24–25, 2008
Paper No: RTDF2008-74012
... 09 07 2009 008 Fall Conference of the ASME Rail Transportation Division RO um hnol O.T. lorad 9-58 -584 gs@ Schr Transportation Technol 55500 D.O.T. Road Pueblo, Colorado, USA ABSTRACT Simulations of dynamic Wheel Defect Preventi explore which track an life. A NUCARS®1 m the effects...
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Proc. ASME. RTDF2008, ASME 2008 Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference, 53-60, September 24–25, 2008
Paper No: RTDF2008-74014
... The Wheel Defect Prevention Research Consortium (WDPRC) conducted analyses of wheel impact load detector (WILD) data to explore how wheelset position and operating environment affect rolling contact fatigue (RCF). The typical three-piece freight car truck used in North America produces higher...
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Proc. ASME. RTDF2008, ASME 2008 Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference, 43-51, September 24–25, 2008
Paper No: RTDF2008-74013
... The measured wheel/rail forces from four wheels in the leading truck of a coal hopper car during one revenue service roundtrip were used to by the Wheel Defect Prevention Research Consortium (WDPRC) to predict rolling contact fatigue (RCF) damage. The data was recorded in March 2005 by TTCI...
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Proc. ASME. RTDF2008, ASME 2008 Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference, 15-25, September 24–25, 2008
Paper No: RTDF2008-74010
... 09 07 2009 As a means of determining the conditions under which a patch of martensite (and eventually a spall) is formed on a wheel tread, the Wheel Defect Prevention Research Consortium (WDPRC) has conducted a review of wheel slide test reports and analytical models for the prediction...
Topics: Wheels
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Proc. ASME. RTDF2008, ASME 2008 Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference, 27-34, September 24–25, 2008
Paper No: RTDF2008-74011
... The Wheel Defect Prevention Research Consortium (WDPRC) conducted an analysis of the possibility of wheel spall creation under revenue service conditions when a car traverses perturbed and/or lubricated track with the brakes applied. When the brake retarding force acting on a wheelset is greater...
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Proc. ASME. RTDF2008, ASME 2008 Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference, 73-78, September 24–25, 2008
Paper No: RTDF2008-74016
... 09 07 2009 08 Fall Conference of the ASME Rail Transportation Division AL um n .T or -5 58 s@ cC od x 1 Laurinburg, North Carolina, USA ABSTRACT The Wheel Defect Prevent conducted a review of exi combinations of brake sho coefficient of friction (COF of concern for thermal me found...
Topics: Brakes, Wheels
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Proc. ASME. RTDF2008, ASME 2008 Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference, 61-71, September 24–25, 2008
Paper No: RTDF2008-74015
... 09 07 2009 The Wheel Defect Prevention Research Consortium (WDPRC) examined data from a wayside wheel temperature detector (WTD) located near the bottom of a grade in order to explore the root causes of hot wheels and thermal mechanical shelling. Not surprisingly, the data showed...
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Proc. ASME. RTDF2008, ASME 2008 Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference, 9-14, September 24–25, 2008
Paper No: RTDF2008-74009
...08 DA um no .T ra -58 84 s@ au po tre Flo -35 45 @c ABSTRACT Inspections of 163 wheelsets conducted by the Wheel Defect Prevention Research Conso critical information in identif tread damage. While the ove appears to be split fairly even the type of tread damage on a type of car from which...
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Proc. ASME. RTDF2008, ASME 2008 Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference, 177-182, September 24–25, 2008
Paper No: RTDF2008-74031
... 09 07 2009 Understanding how residual stresses develop during a typical rim spray quench and subsequent tempering operation is a fundamental objective necessary to gain knowledge of how wheels behave when under service loads. In this study, we have used specially modified and validated...