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Zur Simulation des Rad-Schiene-Verschleißes bei Straßenbahnen

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Book Series: Karlsruher Schriftenreihe Fahrzeugsystemtechnik / Institut für Fahrzeugsystemtechnik ISSN: 18696058 ISBN: 9783731504436 Year: Volume: 44 Pages: XIV, 141 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000049865 Language: GERMAN
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Technology (General)
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In the present work, a methodology for the reliable simulation of wheel-rail wear of trams is developed and applied to relevant operating conditions. The methodology combines a multibody vehicle-dynamics simulation, a dynamic contact simulation based on FEM, and a wear calculation. The results show that the maximum friction energy density in very tight track curves is significantly higher compared to heavy rail systems. The sensitivity of the considered influence parameters on wear is assessed.

Tribological Performance of Artificial Joints

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ISBN: 9783039210787 / 9783039210794 Year: Pages: 178 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03921-079-4 Language: eng
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: Medicine (General) --- Surgery
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Joint replacement is a very successful medical treatment. However, the survivorship of the implants could be adversely affected due to the loss of materials in the form of particles or ions as the bearing surfaces articulate against earch other. The consequent tissue and immune response to the wear products, remain one of the key factors of their failure. Tribology has been defined as the science and technology of interacting surfaces in relative motion and all related wear products (e.g., particles, ions, etc.). Over the last few decades, in an attempt to understand and improve joint replacement technology, the tribological performance of several material combinations have been studied experimentally and assessed clinically. In addition, research has focused on the biological effects and long term consequences of wear products. Improvements have been made in manufacturing processes, precision engineering capabilities, device designs and materials properties in order to minimize wear and friction and maximize component longevity in vivo.

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