Handbook of Railway Vehicle Dynamics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Simon Iwnicki, Maksym Spiryagin, Colin Cole, Tim McSweeney

CRC Press
December 5, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 992 Pages - 842 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138602854 - CAT# K388211

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The Handbook of Railway Vehicle Dynamics, Second Edition provides expanded, fully updated coverage of railway vehicle dynamics. With chapters by international experts, this work surveys main areas of rolling stock and locomotive dynamics. Through mathematical analysis and numerous practical examples, it builds a deep understanding of wheel–rail interface, suspension and suspension component design, simulation and testing of electrical and mechanical systems, interaction with surrounding infrastructure, noise and vibration. Topics added in the Second Edition include magnetic levitation, rail vehicle aerodynamics, and advances in traction and braking for full trains and individual vehicles.

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