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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 Associate.

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Research Output 2017 2017

  • 1 Conference contribution

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., 4 Dec 2017, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of 7th Transport Research Arena TRA 2018, April 16-19, 2018, Vienna, Austria. 10 p.

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