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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.

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Posted: 2019-10-05
Knut Andreas Meyer defended his PhD-thesis Modeling and experimental characterization of large biaxial strains and induced anisotropy in pearlitic rail steel 2019-10-04. Faculty appointed opponent was Prof Odd Sture Hopperstad, Department of Structural Engineering, Norwegian Institute of Technology, Norway. The PhD thesis can be obtained from the IMS department.


Posted: 2019-09-27
Xin Li defended her PhD-thesis Simulation of track settlement in railway turnouts Thursday 2019-09-26. Faculty appointed opponent was Dr Yann Bezin, Institute of Railway Research, University of Huddersfield, UK. The PhD thesis can be obtained from the M2 department.


Posted: 2019-09-27
Mandeep Singh Walia defended his PhD thesis Mechanical braking systems for trains - A study of temperatures, fatigue and wear by experiments and simulations 2019-11-20. Faculty appointed opponent was Professor Paul Allen, Institute of Railway Research, University of Huddersfield, UK. 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.

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