Analysis of locomotive wheel sets wearing

    Šarūnas Mikaliūnas Affiliation
    ; Leonas P. Lingaitis Affiliation
    ; Rimantas Subačius Affiliation


Wearing dynamics of traction rolling-stock wheel tyres of diesel locomotives was investigated. Based on research results it is possible to predict wheel-tyre safety margin, to improve maintenance and state periodicity of repair, as well as to use traction rolling-stock repair funds most efficiently.

First Published Online: 19 Oct 2011

Keyword : railway, locomotive, wheel-set, wearing, wheel-set flange, lubrication, wearing intensity, prediction of wearing

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Mikaliūnas, Šarūnas, Lingaitis, L. P., & Subačius, R. (2002). Analysis of locomotive wheel sets wearing. Transport, 17(1), 3-7.
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Feb 28, 2002
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