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Rolling Contact Fatigue Crack Initiation and Growth in Flash-butt Rail Welds in Heavy-haul Railways

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posted 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.

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Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Wenyi Yan

Additional supervisor 1

Peter Mutton

Additional supervisor 2

Darrien Welsby

Additional supervisor 3

Pu Huang

Additional supervisor 4

Anna Paradowska

Year of Award

2023

Department, School or Centre

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Engineering

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