PhD_Thesis_Yiping_Wu_final.pdf (6.08 MB)
Rolling Contact Fatigue Crack Initiation and Growth in Flash-butt Rail Welds in Heavy-haul Railways
thesisposted on 2023-11-29, 05:51 authored by YIPING WU
This thesis investigates the rolling contact fatigue crack initiation and growth behaviour in flash-butt rail welds. It aims to facilitate fast evaluation of rail weld integrity and helps railway operators make cost-effective maintenance strategies.