|Study program: Mechanical engineering|
|Type and level of studies: Doctoral studies|
|Course unit: Dynamic Problems of Railway Vehicles|
|Course code: DS21006|
|Teacher in charge: Prof. Dr. Dragan Petrović|
|Language of instruction: English|
|Prerequisites: Higher level of knowledge of mathematics and mechanics.|
|Course unit objective:
Gaining of higher level of knowledge in the field of rail vehicle dynamics.
|Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Training for solving the problems in the field of calculation and analysis of the dynamic behaviour of railway vehicles and their structural parts.
|Course unit contents
Introductory remarks. Railway track and its characteristics. Classification and characteristics of railway vehicles. Main structural parts of railway vehicles and their characteristics. Vehicle-track interaction. Modelling and dynamic analysis of railway vehicles. Advanced techniques of modelling of railway vehicles. Wheel-rail interaction. Guidance of wheelset in the track. Equivalent conicity. Klingel equation. Running on the tangent track. Running in the curve. Friction forces in the wheel-rail interaction. Contact theory of Kalker. Dynamic stability of railway vehicle of the track. Wheel-rail contact forces and derailment. Vehicle turnover. Aerodynamic influences on the vehicle. Railway vehicles impact. Wheel-rail wear. Quiet running and running stability of railway vehicle. Railway vehicles gauging. Dynamic calculations in the design of railway vehicles. Experimental methods of testing of rail vehicle dynamics.
Examples of dynamic problems of railway vehicles.
E. Andersson, M. Berg, S. Stichel, Rail Vehicle Dynamics, Railway Group KTH, Stockholm, 2007.
S.D. Iwnicki, Handbook of Railway Vehicle Dynamics, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, 2006.