Technical Reports

Report on the 5th International Wheelsets Congress

  • 23
  • Oct
  • 1975
AUTHOR: Don E. Bray
OFFICE: RPD
REPORT NUMBER: FRA/ORD-77/65
SUBJECT: Fatigue Management, Locomotive Standards (Safety & Noise)
KEYWORDS: Railway Wheels, Railway Axles, Adhesion, Fatigue, Stresses, Noise, Material Behavior
ABSTRACT: A summary is given for each of the thirty technical papers presented at the International Wheelsets Congress held in Tokyo, Japan, 20-23 October 1975. The papers were presented by international experts in rail research and covered a wide range of wheel/rail topics, including dynamic forces, material characteristics, stresses, failure mechnanics, fatigue, maintenance, and noise.

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