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Rolling Contact Fatigue: A Comprehensive Review

Document Series
Technical Reports
Author
Eric E. Magel
Report Number
DOT/FRA/ORD-11/24
Office
RPD
Subject Track, Tracks & Structures, Track/Train Interactions
Keywords
Rolling contact fatigue; RCF; rail gauge corner cracking; wheel tread cracking; monitoring RCF; RCF damage model; friction management; rail grinding

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Last updated: Tuesday, November 1, 2011