Multi-body modelling of wagon trains for crashworthiness analysis
Sun, Yan , Cole, Colin , & Dhanasekar, Manicka (2011) Multi-body modelling of wagon trains for crashworthiness analysis. In The 22nd International Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks, 14-19 August 2011, Manchester Metropolitan University.
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Three-dimensional wagon train models have been developed for the crashworthiness analysis using multi-body dynamics approach. The contributions of the train size (number of wagon) to the frontal crash forces can be identified through the simulations. The effects of crash energy management (CEM) design and crash speed on train crashworthiness are examined. The CEM design can significantly improve the train crashworthiness and the consequential vehicle stability performance - reducing derailment risks.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Crashworthiness, Multi-body Dynamics Approach, Crash Energy Management (CEM), Derailment|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Structural Engineering (090506)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 [Please consult the authors]|
|Deposited On:||13 Feb 2012 09:00|
|Last Modified:||15 Feb 2012 09:11|
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