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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: 2018-05-15
CHARMEC welcomes all colleagues to the 20th Nordic Seminar on Railway Technology 12-13 June 2018 at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg.
More details are available on the seminar website.

Posted: 2018-05-14
Rostyslav Skrypnyk will present his licentiate thesis "Towards simulation-based optimisation of materials in railway crossings" on June 7th at 10.00 in room KA, Chalmers KemigŒrden 4. Discussion leader will be Dr. Matin Sh. Sichani, T†V S†D, Stockholm, Sweden. The thesis can be obtained from the Department of Mechanics and Maritime Sciences.

Posted: 2018-04-09
Emil Aggestam will present his Licentiate thesis "Simulation of vertical dynamic interaction between railway vehicle and slab track" on May 25th at 10.00 in room HA2, Chalmers Hörsalsvägen 5. Discussion leader will be Prof. Mats Berg, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden.

Posted: 2018-03-16
Robin Andersson will defend his PhD-thesis "Squat defects and rolling contact fatigue clusters - numerical investigations of rail and wheel deterioration mechanisms" on June 8th at 09.15 in room VDL, Chalmers Tvärgata 4C. Faculty appointed opponent will be Dr. Richard Stock, LINMAG GmbH, Vancouver, Canada.

Posted: 2018-01-20
Ivan Zenzerovic defended his PhD-thesis "Time-domain modelling of curve squeal: a fast model for one- and two-point wheel/rail contact" on January 19. Faculty appointed opponent was be Professor David Thompson, Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR), University of Southampton, UK. The thesis can be obtained from the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering

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