A Study on the Squeal Noise for Subway

지하철 스퀼소음에 관한 연구

  • 문경호 (한국철도기술연구원 차량기계연구본부) ;
  • 유원희 (한국철도기술연구원 기존철도기술개발사업) ;
  • 김재철 (한국철도기술연구원 차량기계연구본부)
  • Published : 2003.09.01


When a rail vehicle transverses tight curves, it often emits an intense, high-pitched squeal. This squeal has always been noticed as one of the most disturbing noise sources of railway systems. At present, we cannot predict squeal noise that is influenced by a large number of dependent parameters. In this study, we performed structural analysis to find out the frequency of the wheel and measured squeal noise at Seoul subway. We also tested reduction effectiveness of squeal noise through rail lubricator.


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