RISSB Wheel Rail Interface Forum

May 28, 2013, 9:00AM to 6:00PM

Location Cnr Merewether St & Wharf Road, 2300
Newcastle South Wales, Australia
Cost $ 1314.50
Details Summary:

The RISSB Wheel Rail Forum will review the fundamentals of what happens between wheel and rail and examine the complex issues around the wheel rail interaction.

Description:

The RISSB Wheel Rail Interface Forum 2013 will review the fundamentals of what happens between wheel and rail before focusing on the practicalities of monitoring, interventions, maintenance, management and the critical importance of the interdisciplinary cooperation. It will feature a number of expert technical presentations and case studies covering key issues including:

- WHEEL RAIL DYNAMICS: Looking at the basics of wheel rail interaction
- DESIGN: Suspension designs to optimize curving and hunting
- CONTACT MECHANICS
- WHEEL AND RAIL PROFILES
- TRACK: Matching the track to the load
- CONDITION MONITORING

Confirmed speakers include:
- Dr Stephen Marich, Director, Marich Consulting Services
- Carolyne Southern, Manager - Technology and Systems, Pacific National
- Bryan Turnbull, Principal Rolling Stock Engineer, Country Regional Network, John Holland Rail
- Darrien Welsby, Institute of Railway Technology, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Monash University
- Graeme Templer, Australasian Transport Risk Solutions (ATRS)

Who should attend? Engineers and technologists in the field of railway track, vehicles and operations, involved in:
- Design
- Maintenance
- Operations
- Management

URLs:

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Price:
Wheel Rail Interaction Forum Only (28 May 2013): $ 1314.50
Wheel Rail Forum & Rail Turnouts Workshop (28-30 May 2013): $ 3619.00

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