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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]).
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