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Agenda

Wednesday – December 9th, 2020

Presentations available to watch on-demand from December 7th

 

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08:00 am - 09:40 am

Online Networking  

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09:40AM

Stick-Slip phenomenon in bogie mounted friction wedge

S Habib Rahmathulla, Managing Director, Indian Friction Material Eng (FRICMART)

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10:10AM

Railroad air brake test

Dominik Browne, Former Dir. Training, Norfolk Southern and Consultant, Heartwood

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10:40AM - 12:00

Q & A with all speakers and online networking

 

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12:00PM

Impact of winter weather conditions on brake systems and ways of overcoming the challenges

Denis Emorine, Senior Expert Brake System, Alstom

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12:30PM

Experimental studies of the causes of disc brake “creaking”

Yury Krivosheya, Associate Professor, Donetsk Railway Transport

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13:00PM

Velim circuit sliding problems

Guido Tarquini, Brake System Senior Engineer, Hitachi

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13:30PM

Optimisation of the wheel/rail interface using Top of Rail Friction Modifiers

Jackie Butterfield, Lead Applications Engineer, L.B Foster Rail Technologies

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14:00PM

The importance of tribochemistry in making organic formulations greener

Carlos Lorenzana, Technical Director, RIMSA

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14:30PM

Friction additives – solutions for various types of friction railway brakes  

Dr Lars Hensgen, Head of R&D, Tribotecc

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15:00PM

Using simulation to improve operational uncertainty

Stuart Brown, Principal Electrical Engineer, DB ESG

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15:30PM

Braking curves for autonomous shunting and implications for a sensor system

Raphael Pfaff, Professor of Rail Vehicle Engineering, FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences

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16:00PM - 17:00PM

Networking

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17:00PM

End of conference