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Table of Contents ECNDT '98

Session: Railway
Copenhagen 26 - 29 May 1998

Ultrasonic Evaluation of Stresses in the Rims of Railroad Wheels

E. Schneider *, R. Herzer Fraunhofer Institut Zerstörungsfreie Prüfverfahren (IZFP) Saarbrücken, Germany
* Corresponding Author: Eckhardt Schneider
Head of Department Process integrated Nondestructive Testing at
Fraunhofer Institut Zerstörungsfreie Prüfverfahren IZFP,
University Bldg 37, D-66123 Saarbrücken
Phone: +49 681 302 3840
Fax: +49 681 39580
Email: schneider@izfp.fhg.de
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Summary

Situation

Approach for the automated testing of inhomogeneous and textured wheels

References

  1. Deputat, J.; Kwaszcynska-Klimek, A.; Szelazek, J.: Monitoring of Residual Stress in Railroad Wheels with Ultrasound. Proc. 12th World Congress, Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. Amsterdam, J.Boogaard, G.M. van Dijk (eds.) (1989) 974-976.
  2. Deputat, J.: DEBBIE The Fast Nondestructive Measurement of Stress for In Service Railway Wheel Inspection. DEBRO UMS, Akademicka 3, 02-038 Warsaw, Poland (1995).
  3. Herzer, R.; Frotscher, H.; Schillo, K.; Bruche, D.; Schneider, E.: Ultrasonic Set-Up to Characterize Stress States in Rims of Railroad Wheels. Nondestructive Characterization of Materials VI, Eds. R. E. Green Jr. et al, Plenum Press, New York (1994) 699-706.
  4. Limal, J.L.; Del Fabro, V.: Prevention of Thermal Damage in Railroad Wheels thanks to the Monitoring of Residual Stresses by Ultrasonic Examination. Proc. 10th International Sympo-sium Assessment of Materials Aging and Damage Evolution by Non Destructive Evaluation Methods, TOME XVI, Cercle D'Etudes Des Metaux, St. Etienne (1995) Chapter 17.
  5. Rode, W.: Private communication (1994)
  6. Salzburger, H.J.; Hintze, H.: Tiefenbestimmung von Laufflächenfehlern an Eisenbahnrädern unter Nutzung linear polarisierter Transversalwellen - Verfahrensoptimierung und Erprobung - DGZfP Jahrestagung 1996, Berichtsband 52.1 DGZfP Berlin (1996) 167-174.
  7. Schneider, E.; Herzer, R.; Bruche, D.; Frotscher, H.: Ultrasonic Characterization of Stress States in Rims of Railroad Wheels. Nondestructive Characterization of Materials VI, Eds.: R. E. Green Jr. et al, Plenum Press, New York (1994), 383-390.
  8. Schneider, E.; Herzer, R.; Hintze, H.; Rode, W.: Qualitäts- und Betriebssicherung von Eisenbahnrädern mittels zerstörungsfreier Ultraschall-Spannungsanalyse. 3. Kolloquium Qualitätssicherung durch Werkstoffprüfung, DGZfP Berlin, Berichtsband 39 (1994), 151-160.
  9. Wilbrand, A.; Repplinger, W.; Hübschen, G.; Salzburger, H.-J.: EMUS-Systems for Stress and Texture Evaluation by Ultrasound. Nondestructive Characterization of Materials, P. Höller, V. Hauk, G. Dobmann, C. Ruud, R. Green (eds.) Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg (1989) 681-690.
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