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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: 2023-01-28
Michele Maglio presented his PhD-thesis Influence of railway wheel tread damage and track properties on wheelset durability – Field tests and numerical simulations on Friday 2023-01-27. The faculty appointed oppenent was Professor Giorgio Donzella from University of Brescia, Italy.

Posted: 2022-12-16
Jannik Theyssen presented his doctoral thesis Simulating rolling noise on ballasted and slab tracks vibration, radiation, and pass-by signals: on Thursday 2022-12-15. Discussion leader was Professor David Thompson, Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton.
The abstract and summary are available on the Chalmers research site.

Posted: 2022-11-23
Eric Voortman Landström presented his Licentiate thesis Thermomechanical behavior of tread braked wheels – Material modelling and experimental investigations 2022-11-22. Discussion leader wass Peter Nyström, Rcon

Posted: 2022-10-28
Erika Steyn presented her Licentiate thesis Railway wheel steel behavior upon thermomechanical loading on Friday 2022-10-28 at 10:00 in the VDL lecture hall. Discussion leader is Professor Johan Moverare, Linköping University.
Details are available in the IMS calendar. Abstract and summary is available on the Chalmers research site.

Posted: 2022-09-01
Daniel Gren presented his Licentiate thesis Effect of large shear deformation on fatigue crack behavior in pearlitic rail steel on Tuesday 2022-08-30. Discussion leader was Professor Jens Bergström, Karlstad University.
Abstract and summary is available on the Chalmers research site.

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