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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: 2019-09-02
Knut Andreas Meyer will defend his PhD-thesis Modeling and experimental characterization of large biaxial strains and induced anisotropy in pearlitic rail steel Friday 2019-10-04 at 9.00 in VDL Chalmers TvŠrgata 4C. Faculty appointed opponent will be Prof Odd Sture Hopperstad, Department of Structural Engineering, Norwegian Institute of Technology, Norway. The summary of the PhD thesis can be obtained from the IMS department.

Posted: 2019-08-19
Xin Li will defend her PhD-thesis Simulation of track settlement in railway turnouts Thursday 2019-09-26 at 9.00 in HC3 Hörsalsvägen 14. Faculty appointed opponent will be Dr Yann Bezin, Institute of Railway Research, University of Huddersfield, UK. The summary of the PhD thesis can be obtained from the M2 department.

Posted: 2019-06-14
Casey Jessop defended her PhD-thesis Damage and defects in railway materials – Influence of mechanical and thermal damage on crack initiation and propagation on June 13, 2019. Faculty appointed opponent was Professor Sabine Denis, University of Lorraine, France. The summary of the PhD thesis can be downloaded from Chalmers library.

Posted: 2019-03-27
We are very happy to announce that the triennial report covering CHARMEC's stage 8 (2015-2018) is now available for downloading.
In addition, the information on the site has been updated.

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Triennial report 2018
CHARMEC - Chalmers University of Technology - SE-412 96 Göteborg