Active Yaw Relaxation For Improved Bogie Performance

Gang Shen, Roger Goodall

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Abstract

The use of controlled traction rods to give active yaw relaxation of coned wheelsets is investigated, and is shown to give significant improvements in curving performance without compromising stability, even on curves for which there is flange contact. An assessment of practical implications such as power, actuator and control requirements is included.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)273-289
Number of pages17
JournalVehicle System Dynamics
Volume28
Issue number4-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

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