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Research Article

Applying Two Simplified Ellipse-Based Tangential Models to Wheel-Rail Contact Using Three Alternative Nonelliptic Adaptation Approaches: A Comparative Study

Table 1

Main input parameters for computation of contact geometry and rolling contact.


Wheel-rail contact geometrical parametersFlange back separation1353 mm
Wheel’s nominal rolling radius460 mm
Track gauge1435 mm
Rail cant1:40

Wheel-rail’s material propertyFriction coefficient between wheel-rail interface0.3
Poisson’s ratio0.28
Elastic modulus205.9 GPa

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