• University of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD1 3DH

    United Kingdom

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Hugo Magalhães is Research Fellow at the Institute of Railway Research, University of Huddersfield, UK. He has completed his MSc in Mechanical Engineering in 2013 entitled “Development of Advanced Computational Models of Railway Vehicles” at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), University of Lisbon. Also at IST, Hugo obtained the PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2019 with the thesis entitled: “Development of Advanced Multidisciplinary Methods for Railway Dynamics Applications”. His research activities in Railway started 8 years’ involving vehicle dynamics, wheel-rail interaction, tilting control and optimization.

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Research Output 2013 2020

  • 10 Conference contribution
  • 6 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference article
2 Citations (Scopus)

Implementation of a non-Hertzian contact model for railway dynamic application

Magalhaes, H., Marques, F., Liu, B., Antunes, P., Pombo, J., Flores, P., Ambrosio, J., Piotrowski, J. & Bruni, S., 1 Jan 2020, In : Multibody System Dynamics. 48, 1, p. 41-78 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contact Force
Dynamic Simulation
6 Citations (Scopus)

A co-simulation approach to the wheel–rail contact with flexible railway track

Antunes, P., Magalhães, H., Ambrósio, J., Pombo, J. & Costa, J., 15 Feb 2019, In : Multibody System Dynamics. 45, 2, p. 245-272 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Vehicle Dynamics
Railroad tracks
1 Citation (Scopus)

On the generation of enhanced lookup tables for wheel-rail contact models

Marques, F., Pacheco Magalhaes, H., Liu, B., Pombo, J., Flores, P., Ambrosio, J., Piotrowski, J. & Bruni, S., 15 Sep 2019, In : Wear. 434-435, 202993.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Table lookup

Utilization of Non-Conformal Wheel Surfaces for Railway Dynamics

Marques, F., Pacheco Magalhaes, H., Pombo, J., Ambrsio, J. & Flores, P., 14 Jun 2019, Advances in Mechanism and Machine Science: Proceedings of the 15th IFToMM World Congress on Mechanism and Machine Science. Uhl, T. (ed.). p. 3291-3300 10 p. (Mechanisms and Machine Science; vol. 73).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dynamic response
Point contacts
Computational efficiency
Dynamic analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Approach for conformal contact detection for wheel-rail interaction

Marques, F., Magalhães, H., Ambrósio, J. & Flores, P., 9 Sep 2018, EuCoMeS 2018: Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Mechanism Science: Mechanisms and Machine Science. Corves, B., Wenger, P. & Hüsing, M. (eds.). Springer Netherlands, Vol. 59. p. 71-78 8 p. (Mechanisms and Machine Science; vol. 59).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Bearings (structural)
Point contacts
Dynamic response