STP1231

    Fatigue Test Methods and Damage Models Used by the SNCF for Railway Vehicle Structures

    Published: Jan 1994


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    Abstract

    This paper outlines the use of railway equipment structures, specifically with reference to bogie frames, and describes (1) the way of determining the spectra of stresses applied in service, (2) the tools for determining damage accumulated in structures, and (3) experimental verification of the method applied.

    Keywords:

    railway rolling stock structures, fatigue damage, Wöhler curve, stress (materials), test automation, fracture (materials), fatigue (materials), testing methods, data analysis


    Author Information:

    Leluan, A
    Head, SNCF, (French Railway Company) Test Centre, Vitry-Sur-Seine,


    Paper ID: STP13961S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E08.04

    DOI: 10.1520/STP13961S


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