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2 Citations (Scopus)

A new nonlinear displacement-dependent parametric model of a high-speed rail pantograph hydraulic damper

Wang, W., Zhou, Z., Zhang, W. & Iwnicki, S., 1 Feb 2020, In : Vehicle System Dynamics. 58, 2, p. 272-289 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Pantographs
Rails
Hydraulics
Shims
Computer simulation

Inertance-Integrated Primary Suspension Optimisation on an Industrial Railway Vehicle Model

Lewis, T., Li, Y., Tucker, G., Jiang, Z., Neild, S., Smith, M. C., Goodall, R., Iwnicki, S. & Dinmore, N., 14 Feb 2020, Advances in Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks: Proceedings of the 26th Symposium of the International Association of Vehicle System Dynamics, IAVSD 2019. Klomp, M., Bruzelius, F., Nielsen, J. & Hillemyr, A. (eds.). 1 ed. Springer, p. 570-579 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering).

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

Rails
Axles
Gages
Wheels
Costs

The ‘FORESEE’ prototype, fully active, steered two axle railway vehicle

Iwnicki, S., Jonsson, P. A., Gustafsson, J., Englund, J., Stichel, S. & Pemberton, M., 14 Feb 2020, Advances in Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks: Proceedings of the 26th Symposium of the International Association of Vehicle System Dynamics, IAVSD 2019. Klomp, M., Bruzelius, F., Nielsen, J. & Hillemyr, A. (eds.). 1 ed. Springer, p. 3-15 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering).

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

Axles
Suspensions (components)
Computer simulation
Failure modes
Control systems
2019
3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of wear models for simulation of railway wheel polygonization

Peng, B., Iwnicki, S., Shackleton, P. & Crosbee, D., 15 Oct 2019, In : Wear. 436-437, 203010.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

polygonization
wheels
Wheels
Wear of materials
simulation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of the nonlinear displacement-dependent characteristics of a hydraulic damper on high-speed rail pantograph dynamics

Wang, W., Liang, Y., Zhang, W. & Iwnicki, S., 1 Mar 2019, In : Nonlinear Dynamics. 95, 4, p. 3439-3464 26 p., NODY-D-18-01832R1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Pantograph
Pantographs
Damper
Hydraulics
Rails

General conditions for railway wheel polygonal wear to evolve

Peng, B., Iwnicki, S., Shackleton, P. & Song, Y., 1 Dec 2019, In : Vehicle System Dynamics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wheels
Wear of materials
Frequency response
2 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of wheelset flexibility on polygonal wear of locomotive wheels

Peng, B., Iwnicki, S., Shackleton, P., Crosbee, D. & Zhao, Y., 15 Aug 2019, In : Wear. 432-433, p. 1-11 11 p., 102917.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

polygonization
locomotives
Locomotives
wheels
Wheels
3 Citations (Scopus)

Using an inerter-based suspension to improve both passenger comfort and track wear in railway vehicles

Lewis, T. D., Jiang, J. Z., Neild, S. A., Gong, C. & Iwnicki, S., 14 Mar 2019, In : Vehicle System Dynamics. 58, 3, p. 472-493 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stiffness
Wear of materials
Wheels
Axles
Rails
2018

A practical method for simulating the evolution of railway wheel polygonalization

Peng, B., Iwnicki, S., Shackleton, P., Zhao, Y. & Cui, D., 22 Jan 2018, The Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks: Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks (IAVSD 2017), 14-18 August 2017, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia. Spiryagin, M., Gordon, T., Cole, C. & McSweeney, T. (eds.). 1st ed. Queensland, Australia, Vol. 2. p. 753-758 6 p.

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

Wheels
Wear of materials

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
File
Locomotives
Wheels
Bogies (railroad rolling stock)
Wear of materials
Traction (friction)

Developing an Inerter Model using Multibody Dynamics Software for Railway Vehicle Applications

Zhao, Y., Tucker, G., Goodall, R., Iwnicki, S., Jaing, J. Z. & Smith, M., 22 Jan 2018, Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks: Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks (IAVSD 2017), 14-18 August 2017, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia. Spiryagin, M., Gordon, T., Cole, C. & McSweeney, T. (eds.). CRC Press, Vol. 2. p. 1267-1272

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

Vehicle suspensions
Software packages
Computer simulation

Enabling the optimisation of the primary suspension with passive components for an industrial railway vehicle model

Lewis, T., Li, Y., Jiang, J. Z., Neild, S. A., Tucker, G., Iwnicki, S., Goodall, R. & Smith, M., 17 Sep 2018, Proceedings of ISMA 2018 - International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering and USD 2018 - International Conference on Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics. Moens, D., Desmet, W., Pluymers, B. & Rottiers, W. (eds.). KU Leuven - Departement Werktuigkunde, p. 3269-3281 13 p.

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

vehicles
industries
optimization
passengers
comfort
17 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of wheel and rail wear under different contact conditions using artificial neural networks

Shebani, A. & Iwnicki, S., 15 Jul 2018, In : Wear. 406-407, p. 173-184 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
rails
wheels
Rails
Wheels
Wear of materials
1 Citation (Scopus)

The influence of wheelset flexibility on the development of railway wheel polygonalization

Peng, B., Iwnicki, S., Shackleton, P., Crosbee, D. & Zhao, Y., 27 Sep 2018, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Contact Mechanics and Wear of Rail/wheel Systems. Delft, Netherlands, p. 775-783 9 p.

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

Wheels
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Costs
Rails
Managers
Wear of materials
Fatigue of materials

Evaluation of passive and active steering systems for railway vehicles using Matlab and Simulink simulation

Abobghala, A., Iwnicki, S. & Goodall, R., 26 Oct 2017, Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Automation & Computing, (University of Huddersfield, 7-8 September 2017). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 6 p.

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

Mechatronics
Software packages
Traction (friction)
MATLAB
Industry
5 Citations (Scopus)

Rail vehicle dynamic response to a nonlinear physical ‘in-service’ model of its secondary suspension hydraulic dampers

Wang, W. L., Zhou, Z. R., Yu, D. S., Qin, Q. H. & Iwnicki, S., 1 Oct 2017, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 95, p. 138-157 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Shims
Dynamic response
Rails
Hydraulics
Finite element method

Special Issue dedicated to the proceedings of the Stephenson Conference

How, F., Iwnicki, S., Gostling, R. & Broadbent, A., 1 May 2017, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. 231, 5, p. 517 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2016

A new method for evaluating wheel and rail wear

Shebani, A., Iwnicki, S. & Pislaru, C., 2016, In : Civil-Comp Proceedings. 110

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rails
Wheels
Wear of materials
1 Citation (Scopus)

Nonlinear optimal specification of a locomotive axle-box hydraulic damper for vibration reduction and track-friendliness

Wang, W. L., Yu, D. S. & Iwnicki, S., 3 May 2016, The Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks: Proceedings of the 24th Symposium of the International Association for Vehicle System Dynamics, IAVSD 2015. CRC Press/Balkema, p. 1471-1480 10 p.

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

Locomotives
Axles
Hydraulics
Specifications
Damping
8 Citations (Scopus)
Deterioration
Rails
Wheels
Geometry
2015
29 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptive noise cancelling and time-frequency techniques for rail surface defect detection

Liang, B., Iwnicki, S., Ball, A. & Young, A. E., 1 Mar 2015, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 54, p. 41-51 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface defects
Condition monitoring
Failure analysis
Rails
Additive noise
23 Citations (Scopus)
Railroad tracks
Rails
Railroad cars
20 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamics of railway freight vehicles

Iwnicki, S. D., Stichel, S., Orlova, A. & Hecht, M., 3 Jul 2015, In : Vehicle System Dynamics. 53, 7, p. 995-1033 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gears
2014
11 Citations (Scopus)

A predictive model of energy savings from top of rail friction control

VanderMarel, J., Eadie, D. T., Oldknow, K. D. & Iwnicki, S., 15 Jun 2014, In : Wear. 314, 1-2, p. 155-161 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rails
Rails
Energy conservation
friction
Friction

Editorial

Iwnicki, S., 1 Jan 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. 228, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Foreword

Iwnicki, S., 2014, In : Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering. 13, 2, p. ii

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

13 Citations (Scopus)

Friction coefficient estimation using an unscented Kalman filter

Zhao, Y., Liang, B. & Iwnicki, S., 30 May 2014, In : Vehicle System Dynamics. 52, SUPPL. 1, p. 220-234 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kalman filters
Friction
Creep
Braking performance
Traction motors

The ‘SUSTRAIL’ high speed freight vehicle: Simulation of novel running gear design

Iwnicki, S., Bezin, Y., Orlova, A., Johnsson, P-A., Stichel, S. & Schelle, H., 23 May 2014, Proceedings of 23rd IAVSD International Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks. Southwest Jiaotong University, 11 p.

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

Gears
Braking
Innovation
Industry
9 Citations (Scopus)

Wheel–rail contact: Experimental study of the creep forces–creepage relationships

Alonso, A., Guiral, A., Baeza, L. & Iwnicki, S., 2014, In : Vehicle System Dynamics. 52, sup1, p. 469-487 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cutting fluids
Angular velocity
Creep
Impurities
Mathematical models
2013
59 Citations (Scopus)
Power spectrum
Induction motors
Failure analysis
Neural networks
Fourier transforms
2 Citations (Scopus)
Induction motors
Failure analysis
Discriminant analysis
Bearings (structural)
Rotors
1 Citation (Scopus)

Railway wheel flat and rail surface defect detection by time-frequency analysis

Liang, B., Iwnicki, S., Gu, F., Ball, A., Tran, V. T. & Cattley, R., 2013, In : Chemical Engineering Transactions. 33, p. 745-750 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface defects
Rails
Wheels
Wavelet transforms
Deterioration
28 Citations (Scopus)

Railway wheel-flat and rail surface defect modelling and analysis by time-frequency techniques

Liang, B., Iwnicki, S. D., Zhao, Y. & Crosbee, D., 1 Sep 2013, In : Vehicle System Dynamics. 51, 9, p. 1403-1421 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface defects
Rails
Wheels
Condition monitoring
Wavelet transforms
2012
34 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the accuracy of different simplified frictional rolling contact algorithms

Vollebregt, E. A. H., Iwnicki, S. D., Xie, G. & Shackleton, P., 2012, In : Vehicle System Dynamics. 50, 1, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamical systems

Editorial

Iwnicki, S., Goodall, R. & Mei, T. X., 16 Jul 2012, In : Vehicle System Dynamics. 50, SUPPL. 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

3 Citations (Scopus)
traction
rails
wheels
coefficient of friction
Kalman filters
4 Citations (Scopus)

Properties of wheel/rail longitudinal creep force due to sinusoidal short pitch corrugation on railway rails

Ren, L., Xie, G. & Iwnicki, S. D., 25 Apr 2012, In : Wear. 284-285, p. 73-81 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rails
wheels
Rails
Wheels
Creep
6 Citations (Scopus)

Rail freight in 2035 - Traction energy analysis for high-performance freight trains

Hoffrichter, A., Silmon, J., Iwnicki, S., Hillmansen, S. & Roberts, C., 1 Nov 2012, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. 226, 6, p. 568-574 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rails
Pallets
Locomotives
Carbon
Containers
2011
20 Citations (Scopus)

A new method for determining wheel-rail multi-point contact

Ren, Z., Iwnicki, S. D. & Xie, G., Oct 2011, In : Vehicle System Dynamics. 49, 10, p. 1533-1551 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Point contacts
Rails
Wheels
Dynamical systems
Geometry

Editorial - 'Rail corrugation and roughness growth'

Xie, G. & Iwnicki, S., Nov 2011, In : Vehicle System Dynamics. 49, 11, p. 1709-1710 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2 Citations (Scopus)

Independently rotating wheels with induction motors for high-speed trains

Liang, B. & Iwnicki, S. D., 2011, In : Journal of Control Science and Engineering. 2011, p. 1-7 7 p., 968286.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Induction Motor
Railway
Induction motors
Wheel
Wheels
29 Citations (Scopus)

Integration of crosswind forces into train dynamic modelling

Baker, C., Hemida, H., Iwnicki, S., Xie, G. & Ongaro, D., 1 Mar 2011, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. 225, 2, p. 154-164 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Derailments
Wind tunnels
Wheels
Aerodynamics
Computer simulation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Non-linearity of non-steady rolling contact mechanics under the half-space assumption

Ren, L., Xie, G. & Iwnicki, S. D., Nov 2011, In : Vehicle System Dynamics. 49, 11, p. 1771-1790 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mechanics
Creep
Transfer functions
Linear systems
Rails
34 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of rail corrugation using a rotating flexible wheelset coupled with a flexible track model and a non-Hertzian/non-steady contact model

Baeza, L., Vila, P., Xie, G. & Iwnicki, S. D., 29 Aug 2011, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 330, 18-19, p. 4493-4507 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rails
Rails
predictions
roughness
Surface roughness