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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: 2016-11-16
Ali Esmaeili will present his licentiate thesis “Modelling of cyclic and viscous behaviour of pearlitic steels. Application to tread braked railway wheels”, December 16th at 13:15 in M Room Gamma and Delta, Hörsalsvägen 7. Discussion leader is Professor Mathias Wallin, from Lund University (LTH).

Posted: 2016-11-13
Dimosthenis Floros will present his licentiate thesis The effect of inelastic deformation on crack loading, November 25th at 09:00 in M Room Gamma and Delta, Hörsalsvägen 7. Discussion leader is Professor Bo Alfredsson, from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).

Posted: 2016-09-30
Milad Mousavi defended his PhD-thesis Multiobjective optimisation and active control of bogie suspension on Friday, September 30th. Faculty appointed opponent was Professor Jose Luis Escalona, Department of Mechanical engineering, University of Seville, Spain.

Posted: 2016-09-21
Tore Vernersson presented his Docent lecture Friction brakes -- development and challenges from a railway perspective Tuesday 20 September 2016.

Posted: 2016-09-09
A triennial report covering the work in Chalmers from July 2012 until June 2015 has been published. An electronic version of the report can be downloaded from here.
Published in connection to the triennial report was also a report featuring a list of all published literature within CHARMEC until June 2015.

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Triennial report 2015
CHARMEC - Chalmers University of Technology - SE-412 96 Göteborg