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Chalmers Railway Mechanics is a Centre of Excellence in Railway Mechanics established at Chalmers University of Technology.

The formal agreement was signed at The Swedish National Board for Industrial and Technical Development (NUTEK) in Stockholm on 7 July 1995.


Posted: 2017-02-23
Johan Ahsltröm will give his inauguration lecture Railway wheel and rail steels – properties and damage mechanisms to be appointed Professor Friday March 10 at 14:00 in room Delta/Gamma.
Everyone are welcome to this open lecture!

Posted: 2017-01-24
Mandeep Singh Walia will present his licentiate thesis Enhanced tread braking systems for trains-Thermomechanical capacity of wheel treads at stop braking, March 20th at 13:15 in M Room Delta, Hörsalsvägen 7. Discussion leader is Dr Daniel Thuresson, from Vetec AB, Mölndal.

Posted: 2017-01-20
Casey Jessop will present her licentiate thesis Damage and thermally induced defects in railway materials, March 3rd at 13:15 in M Room Delta, Hörsalsvägen 7. Discussion leader is Dr Kamellia Dalaei, from ESAB Sverige AB.

Posted: 2016-12-17
Ali Esmaeili presented his licentiate thesis Modelling of cyclic and viscous behaviour of pearlitic steels. Application to tread braked railway wheels on December 16th. Discussion leader was Professor Mathias Wallin, from Lund University (LTH).

Posted: 2016-11-26
Dimosthenis Floros presented his licentiate thesis The effect of inelastic deformation on crack loading, November 25th. Discussion leader was Professor Bo Alfredsson, from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).

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