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Axle design for modern railway vehicles

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20.09. 2017

Presentation of current trends in the field of railway axle design, mainly with regard to the reduction of operating costs.

Language: CZECH

 

The axle design has undergone a long development. Since the First World War, axles have undergone significant evolution and even today new trends in their design are emerging, bearing in mind the need to reduce life-cycle costs. The presentation points at some modern elements that will influence the development of axle design in the near future.

 

What you will learn?

  •  A brief look at history of axle design
  • Current trends
  • Future of axle design
    • Freight axle design
    • Locomotive axle design
    • Axle design for passenger vehicles including high-speed units
    • Axle design for trams and LRV´s
  • Overview

 



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