Freight Wagon Running Gear - a review
2002 (English)Report (Other academic)
This review covers firstly the development of the three running gear standardized by the UIC and the conventional three-piece bogie. The different suspension systems are described and their advantages and disadvantages are discussed. Five improved three-piece bogies and twelve recently developed running gear are also presented.
An overview of the guiding mechanisms for a wheelset is made. The running gear in this study are grouped into three categories according to their primary suspension and principle for wheelset guidance:
Stiff wheelset guidance.
Soft wheelset guidance.
Soft wheelset guidance with inter-axle linkage.
and in case of bogie running gear in two categories according to the frame design:
Horizontally stiff frame.
Horizontally lozenging frame.
Advantages and disadvantages, as far as known, with the different principles are discussed.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Farkost och flyg , 2002. , 57 p.
Trita-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2002:35
Freight wagon, single axle running gear, bogie, suspension system
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-4627OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-4627DiVA: diva2:13134
QC 201111182008-02-012008-02-012012-10-27Bibliographically approved