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List of projects I have been involved in: 

  • 2019-2021 Shift2Rail - NEXTGEAR - WP1 leader, furhter development of UCM (avideo)
  • 2018-2021 Shift2Rail - FR8Rail, FR8Rail2
    • Vehicle modelling, wheel and rail damage, damage models (a, b, c, d)
    • Novel brake materials (a)
    • Digital Automatic Couplers
  • 2017-2018 Collaboration with CEIT and CAF on fast wear calculation (a, b)
  • 2015-2017 EU project Roll2Rail - participation in the development of a Universal Cost Model (UCM) for rail vehicles (a, b)
  • 2015-2017 EU project Capacity4Rail - modelling freight vehicle running gear (articulated vehicles) and analysing its dynamic behaviour and the operational benefits. (a)
  • 2013-2015 EU project Sustrail - modelling freight vehicle running gear (Y25 variations) and analysing its dynamic behaviour
  • 2013-2017 Dynamic simulation of iron ore wagons and locomotives - relation between vehicle-track dynamics and long term wheel damage (a, b, c, d)
  • 2010-2013 Modelling of freight vehicles with special attention to wheel-rail damage - Postdoc at the Rail Vehicles Unit at KTH (a, b, c, d, e)
  • 2005-2010 Dynamic Analysis of a Variable Gauge Railway Wheelset. - PhD thesis prpoject, CEIT and University of Navarra (Spain) (a, b, c, d)

Research out of projects on modelling and simulation of vehicles and presdiction wheel-ral contact damage (a, b, c, d, e, f)

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