Mechanics

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From the measurements performed and depending on the client’s requirements, Eurailtest will, if requested:
– Perform assessments
– Suggest optimisations
– Carry out expert analyses
on the mechanical behaviour of a vehicle or a sub-system.

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Failure analysis
Identify the contribution of each possible cause of failure.
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Door closure forces
Checking that the doors of a railway vehicle or the platform screen doors close properly for safety enhancement reasons.
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Video-based pantograph gauge detection
Identifying the mechanical causes of abnormal wear in a pantograph.
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Trackside measurements
Understand the physical behaviour of the “vehicle-track” system through trackside measurements.
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Rolling resistance
Determining rolling resistance values in order to adjust the traction power of a new railway vehicle and/or infrastructure.
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Dynamic behaviour of current collector shoes
Improve safety and reduce track maintenance costs through better understanding of the damage suffered by current collector shoes.
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Modal analysis
Determine the modal characteristics of a structure – in addition to vibration testing for example.
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Dynamic behaviour of metros and trams
Analyzing the behaviour of a vehicle following abnormal behaviour in revenue service.
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Vibration fatigue of vehicle components
Optimizing rolling stock maintenance by evaluating the severity of vibratory stresses and their effect on the life of vehicle components via tests conducted on the line.
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Roll flexibility coefficient
Checking that the roll flexibility coefficient of a rail vehicle provides a good interface with the infrastructure.
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Flying ballast impact simulation
Contributing to the validation/type approval of protective products or coatings by checking their resistance to flying ballast.
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Residual stress analysis by x-ray diffraction
Quantifying the residual stresses of a component on the client’s premises using a portable diffraction system to prevent the occurrence of failures.
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Residual stresses
Precisely quantify residual stresses in running gear or the OCL to prevent failures.
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Metal parts or components
Design, develop, qualify and conduct expert appraisals on a wide variety of metal parts.
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Bonded assemblies
Contributing to the qualification of bonded assemblies.
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Bolted assemblies
Assess, qualify and verify bolted assemblies, analyze their weaknesses and propose solutions.
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Welded assemblies
Check welded assemblies, appraise them in the event of failure and qualify procedures.
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Dimensional controls
Better understand fracture, wear and deformation phenomena for both new and used parts.
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Passenger vibratory comfort
Assessing the comfort experienced by passengers on a train.
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