MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 117, 2017RSP 2017 – XXVI R-S-P Seminar 2017 Theoretical Foundation of Civil Engineering
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||24 July 2017|
Modeling the dynamic behavior of railway track taking into account the occurrence of defects in the system wheel-rail
1 Moscow state university of civil engineering, Yaroslavskoye shosse, 26, Moscow, Russia, 129337
2 MIIT, Department of Transport Construction, 125190 Moscow, Chasovaya st., 22/2, Russia
3 VNIIZHT, The integrated office “Path and track facilities”, 129626 Moscow, 3-ya Mytischenskaya, 10, Russia
4 FEFU, Department of Welding Production, 690950 Vladivostok, st. Suhanova, 8, Russia
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
This paper investigates the influence of wheel defects on the development of rail defects up to a state where rail prompt replacement becomes necessary taking into account different models of the dynamic contact between a wheel and a rail. In particular, the quasistatic Hertz model, the linear elastic model and the elastoplastic Aleksandrov-Kadomtsev model. Based on the model of the wheel-rail contact the maximum stresses are determined which take place in the rail in the presence of wheel defects (e.g. flat spot, weld-on deposit, etc.). In this paper, the solution of the inverse problem is presented, i.e., investigation of the influence of the strength of a wheel impact upon rails on wheel defects as well as evaluation of the stresses emerging in rails. During the motion of a railway vehicle, the wheel pair position in relation to rails changes significantly, which causes various combinations of wheel-rail contact areas. Even provided the constant axial load, the normal stresses will substantially change due to the differences in the radii of curvature of contact surfaces of these areas, as well as movement velocities of railway vehicles.
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