Advertisement

Study on Dynamic Wheel/Rail Interaction Caused by Polygonal Wheels

  • Xiao CuiEmail author
  • Jianwei Yao
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 905)

Abstract

In order to study the influences of polygonal wheel on wheel/rail dynamic characteristics, a transient finite element model of a high-speed train with 20 orders polygonal wheel abrasion is established. The parallel computing is used to improve the calculation speed. The work conditions with the passing speeds of 200 km/h, 240 km/h, 280 km/h and 320 km/h are chosen. The vertical forces and the longitudinal forces of wheel/rail contact are calculated to analyze the dynamics performance in the time domain and the frequency domain. The peak-peak value of the maximum vertical contact force at the fastening increases linearly by about 3 kN per 10 km/h when the passing speed is above 200 km/h and then grows slowly with the passing speed above 280 km/h. The vertical contact force dominant frequencies are almost the same as passing frequencies be caused by the polygonal wheels at different passing speeds and the energy are concentrated at the only dominant frequencies. While the energy distributions of longitudinal contact force are scattered due to the nonlinear contact system that will affect the development of the wheel polygon.

Keywords

Wheel polygon High-speed railway Wheel/rail interaction Frequency domain analysis 

Notes

Acknowledgement

This study is supported by CHINA RAILWAY Scientific and Technological Research and Development Project (Contract No. 2017J003-B).

References

  1. 1.
    Tao, G., Wang, L., Wen, Z., Guan, Q., Jin, X.: Measurement and assessment of out-of-round electric locomotive wheels. J. Rail Rapid Transit 232(1), 275–287 (2018)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Cui, D.B., Lin, L., Song, C.Y.: Out of round high-speed wheel and its influence on wheel/rail behavior. J. Mech. Eng. 49, 8–16 (2013)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Li, D.D., Dai, H.Y.: Research on wheel polygonization frequencies based on modal analysis of rail. Railw. Locomot. Car 37(4), 6–11 (2017)MathSciNetGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Song, D.L., Wu, H.L., Zhang, W.H., Xu, T.Y., Jiang, Y.N., Qi, X.Y.: Study on evolvement rule of the polygonal wear of EMU wheels and its effect on the dynamic behavior of a vehicle system. In: Proceedings of the 25th Symposium of the International Association of Vehicle System Dynamics, pp. 1095–1101. CRC Press, London (2018)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Liu, W., Ma, W., Luo, S., Li, X.L.: Research on influence of wheel vibration and wheel polygonization on wheel-rail force in consideration of wheelset elasticity. J. China Railw. Soc. 35(6), 28–34 (2013)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Yin, Z.K., Wu, Y., Han, J.: Effect of polygon wear high-speed train wheels on vertical force between wheel and rail. J. China Railw. Soc. 39(10), 26–32 (2017)Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Wu, X., Chi, M., Wu, P.: Influence of polygonal wear of railway wheels on the wheel set axle stress. Veh. Syst. Dyn. 53(11), 1535–1554 (2015)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Yamileva, M., Yuldashev, A.V., Nasibullayev, I.S.: Comparison of the parallelization efficiency of a thermo-structural problem simulated in SIMULIA Abaqus and ANSYS mechanical. J. Eng. Sci. Technol. Rev. 5(3), 39–43 (2012)CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.China Academy of Railway SciencesBeijingChina
  2. 2.Railway Science and Technology Research and Development CenterChina Academy of Railway SciencesBeijingChina

Personalised recommendations