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Samuel Hawksbee graduated with a first class honours degree (MEng) in Civil and Structural Engineering from the University of Sheffield in 2007. Following a brief period with consultant Mott MacDonald, he returned in 2009 to the University of Sheffield. In 2013, he completed his PhD thesis entitled 3D ultimate limit state analysis using discontinuity layout optimization. Following his PhD, Samuel continued at the University of Sheffield, working on EPSRC and TSB funded projects studying masonry arch bridges. In 2014, he joined the Institute of Rail Research at the University of Huddersfield as Research Fellow.

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Research Output 2018 2019

  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Article
Open Access
Plastic flow
Finite element method
Plastic deformation

Design of a novel, low impact bogie for a freight locomotive

Marsilla, M., Iwnicki, S., Bruni, S., Berg, M., Cervello, S., Hecht, M., Demadonna, A., Hawksbee, S. & Baumgartel, Y., 16 Apr 2018, Proceedings of 7th Transport Research Arena TRA 2018, April 16-19, 2018, Vienna, Austria. 10 p.

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

Open Access
Bogies (railroad rolling stock)
Wear of materials
Traction (friction)

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Oral presentation

Dynamic simulation of the V-Tras ‘superstructure’ transition solution

Samuel Hawksbee (Speaker), Yann Bezin (Speaker), Sergio Goncalves Moreira Das Neves (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation