Dimitrios Nikas will defend his PhD-thesis "Influence of combined thermal and mechanical loadings on pearlitic steel microstructure in railway wheels and rails" on October 18th at 10.00 in room VDL, Chalmers Tvärgata 4C. Faculty appointed opponent will be Professor(Univ. Prof. Dr.) Reinhard Pippan, ESI-Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria.
CHARMEC hosted the 20th Nordic Seminar on Railway Technology 12-13 June 2018 at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg.
We would like to thank all participants, presenters and all persons that helped making the event possible.
Abstracts for the presentations are available for download in a 10MB pdf-file.
Robin Andersson defended his PhD-thesis "Squat defects and rolling contact fatigue clusters - numerical investigations of rail and wheel deterioration mechanisms" on June 8th. Faculty appointed opponent was Dr. Richard Stock, LINMAG GmbH, Vancouver, Canada. The thesis can be obtained from the Department of Industrial and Materials Sciences.
Rostyslav Skrypnyk presented his licentiate thesis "Towards simulation-based optimisation of materials in railway crossings" on June 7th. Discussion leader was Dr. Matin Sh. Sichani, TüV SüD, Stockholm, Sweden. The thesis can be obtained from the Department of Mechanics and Maritime Sciences.
Emil Aggestam presented his Licentiate thesis "Simulation of vertical dynamic interaction between railway vehicle and slab track" on May 25th. Discussion leader was Prof. Mats Berg, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden. The thesis can be obtained from the Department of Mechanics and Maritime Sciences.
CHARMEC researchers will present at a number of upcoming conferences
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