Dynamic Analysis of Railway Vehicle with Wheel Unbalance

차륜 불평형이 있는 철도차량의 동적해석

  • Lee, Seung Il (Dept. of Railway Vehicle System Engineering, Korea Transportation Nat'l Univ.) ;
  • Choi, Yeon-Sun (School of Mechanical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan Univ.)
  • 이승일 (한국교통대학교 철도차량시스템공학과) ;
  • 최연선 (성균관대학교 기계공학부)
  • Received : 2013.06.04
  • Accepted : 2013.09.04
  • Published : 2013.11.01


When the center of mass of a railway wheel is not aligned with the geometrical center of the wheel axis, wheel unbalance occurs. If a railway vehicle runs without removing the wheel unbalance, vibrations will be produced. This will also cause wear and damage of the axle bearing. In this study, dynamic analysis of a railway vehicle with wheel unbalance was conducted to examine the reduction in critical speed and the resonance of the car-body and the effect on the magnitude of wheel unbalance was examined. In addition, the calculation of the car-body vibration owing to static and dynamic unbalance in the railway wheel shows that two-plane balancing is necessary.


Railway Vehicle Wheel;Wheel Unbalance;Critical Speed;Dynamics Analysis


Supported by : 국토해양부


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