International Scholarly Research Notices / 2012 / Article / Fig 3

Research Article

A Kinetic Model for Tribological Surface Transformations Occuring on the Railroads: Irreversible Near-Surface Metallurgical Transformations

Figure 3

Fatigue defect due to wheel/rail contact: the “Squat” which corresponds to the local cracking and sagging of the rail tread. This defect occurs mainly in straight parts of railway tracks (extract from [10]).

We are committed to sharing findings related to COVID-19 as quickly as possible. We will be providing unlimited waivers of publication charges for accepted research articles as well as case reports and case series related to COVID-19. Review articles are excluded from this waiver policy. Sign up here as a reviewer to help fast-track new submissions.