Implementations of newly developed wheel and rail profile design methods

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The developments of a series of wheel profile computer aided methods based on the RRDF or CADF contact functions are briefly described. Since 2001 the implementations of these methods are carried out according to different requirements for tramway vehicles, metro vehicles, and main line EMU vehicles etc. It is found that the main advantage of these new methods in wheel profile design is obtaining the proper wheel profiles to efficiently reduce the wears of wheel and rail and to improve the performances of both stability and curving performances. Moreover, post process of transfering a profile with discrete points to a profile with arc and line combinations is studied with a high precision.

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Shen, G., & Zhong, X. (2014). Implementations of newly developed wheel and rail profile design methods. Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering (English Edition), 1(3), 221–227. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2095-7564(15)30105-7

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