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Master of Science Theses

Master Thesis Project Opportunities

If interested, contact Mats Berg , Sebastian Stichel  or Carlos Casanueva Perez .

Ongoing M.Sc. Theses

Fraschini D M: Dynamic modelling of KTH roller rig.

Dang N T V: Effect of wheel damage on rail reliability.

Completed M.Sc. Theses

Aravindababu S R: Investigation of sources of wheel-rail impact force deviation through dynamic simulations , TRITA-SCI-GRU ; 2021:244, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2021.

de Leeuw B: Improving the validation of a railway vehicle model in the virtual certification process , TRITA-SCI-GRU ; 2021:277, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2021.

Niedecken T: Optimized maintenance budget planning for DB Cargo locomotives , TRITA-SCI-GRU ; 2021:239, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2021.

Zarov F: Life Cycle Cost of Smart Wayside Object Controller , TRITA-SCI-GRU ; 2021:241, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2021.

Prifer D: Dynamic Simulation and Suspension Optimization for a Heavy Duty Railway Bogie , TRITA-SCI-GRU ; 2021:259, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2021.

Geiberger P L: Monitoring energy efficiency of heavy haul freight trains with energy meter data , TRITA-SCI-GRU 2021:242, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2021.

Schick B: A Digital Test Bench for Pneumatic Brakes , TRITA-SCI-GRU ; 2021:011, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2021.

Chen S: Modified train wheel wear calculation for fast calculation , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-SCI-GRU 2021:009, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2021

Björkquist W and Janjua I: Evaluation and comparison of ballastless tracksystems with regards to system andperformance characteristics , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-SCI-GRU ; 2020:283, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2020.

Flodin J: Investigate the track gauge widening on the Iron-ore line and suggest maintenance limits , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-SCI-GRU ; 2020:281, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2020.

Niewalda T: Deep Learning Based Classification of Rail Defects Using On-board Monitoring in the Stockholm Underground , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-SCI-GRU ; 2020:040, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2020

Damsongsaeng P: Improvement of Steering Performance of a Two-axle Railway Vehicle via Look-up Tables Estimation , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-SCI-GRU ; 2020:332, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2020.

Karlsson H: Limiting Transitive Closure for Static Regression Test Selection approaches , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-EECS-EX ; 2019:431, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2019.

Vinberg E M: Energy use in the operational cycle of passenger rail vehicles Energy use in the operational cycle of passenger rail vehicles, Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-SCI-GRU ; 2018:304, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2018

Chaksoong K: Effects of Curving of a SRT Passenger Coach with SRT Vidura Wheel Profile and BS100A Rail on Wheel Wear and Wear Energy Dissipation Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-SCI-GRU ; 2018:037, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2018.

Odermatt I: Implementation of novel wearprediction methodology fordamage calculation in rail vehicles , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-SCI-GRU ; 2018:270, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2018

Martin M: The Effect of Geometrical Contact Input to Wheel-Rail Contact Model , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-SCI-GRU ; 2018:346, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2018.

Firdaus A H: System-wide LCC Calculation for Novel Brake Block Material in Nordic Condition , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-SCI-GRU ; 2018:408, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2018.

Öhnander F: An Attempt Towards FE-Modelling of Fracture Propagation in Railway Wheels , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-SCI-GRU ; 2018:321, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2018.

Zhu A: Railway Infrastructure Management - System Engineering and Requirement Management , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2017:66, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2017.

Zhang J: Influence of suspension modelling on predicted ride comfort on passenger rail vehicles , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2017:09, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2017.

Quezada Guzman F C: Continuous optimisation of passenger ride comfort and wheel/rail wear through the genetic algorithm , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2017:65, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2017.

Larsson (Canow) K: Wheel damage and maintenance of SCA Skog wagons , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2016:36, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2016.

Krishna V: The potential of Fluid Dynamic Absorbers for railway vehicle suspensions , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2016:81, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2016.

Prevolnik R: On estimating the risk of wheel damage for wagons with paper rolls considering various dynamic conditions , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2016:47, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2016.

Pálinkó M: Estimation of wheel-rail friction at vehicle certification measurements , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2016:87, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2016.

Hedberg A: Economic evaluation of old and new locomotives , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2016:88, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2016.

Duranton C: Fatigue analysis of two wheel‐mounted brake disc designs , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2015:02, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2015.

Vogel A: Energy Usage of Personal Rapid Transit Systems: Simulation of the SkyCab Concept , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2015:11, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2015.

Kahnert P: Development and Optimisation of Innovative Running Gear Concepts for an Ultra-High-Speed Train , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2015:39, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2015.

Jans Bertilsson M: Verification of simulated wheel-rail forces with measured data , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2015:69, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2015.

Gustafsson M: Running Dynamics for a Maintenance Railway Vehicle , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2014:48, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2014.

Le Bars T: Investigation of the behaviour of return collectors on Paris’ subway MP05 (Line 1) , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2014:17, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2014.

Ouyang Z: Investigation of Causes for Wheel Squeal on Roslagsbanan in Stockholm , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2014:73, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2014.

Borinder D: Track forces of iron ore wagons- Comparison Between Strain Gauge Based Measurements and Calculated Results , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2014:16, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2014.

Gely P: High frequency vehicle-track interaction simulation: Coupling of an advanced track model with a multi-body system , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2014:09, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2014.

Petrov V: Estimation of wheel-rail friction for vehicle certification, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2013. View paper on DiVA.

Venkatasalam N: Crosswind assessment of trains on different ground configurations , Master of Science Thesis, Trita-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2013:15, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2013.

Arora A: Passive Components in Active Suspension System , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2013:16, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2013.

Schär R: Active Control of the Pantograph-Catenary Interaction in a Finite Element Model , Master of Science Thesis, Trita-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2013:51, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2013.

Sánchez Arandojo A: On validation of a wheel-rail wear prediction code , Master of Science Thesis, Trita-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2013:41, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2013.

Doulgerakis E: Influence of Switches and Crossings on Wheel Wear of a Freight Vehicle , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2013:54, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2013.

Tieri R: Innovative active control strategies for pantograph catenary interaction , Master of Science Thesis, Trita-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2012:29, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2012.

Lönnbark G: Characterization of Track Irregularities With respect to vehicle response , Master of Science Thesis, Trita-AVE, ISSN 1651-7660 ; 2012:45, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2012.

Sjöholm M: Benefits of Regenerative Braking and Eco Driving for High-Speed Trains, Master of Science Thesis, TRITA AVE 2011:23, ISBN 978-91-7415-920-2, Stockholm, Sweden, 2011.

Robla Sánchez I: Wheel Wear Simulation of the Light Rail Vehicle A32 , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA AVE 2010:42, ISRN KTH/AVE/RTM-10/42-SE, Stockholm, Sweden, 2010.

Ahlanzberg Andersson (Stamblewski) J: Simulation of Wheel Wear for Passive Running Gear of the Regina 250 Train, Master of Science Thesis, TRITA AVE 2009:94, ISRN KTH/AVE/RTM-09/94-SE, Stockholm, Sweden, 2009.

Karis T: Track Irregularities for High-Speed Trains: Evaluation of their correlation with vehicle response , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA AVE 2009:95, ISBN 978-91-7415-547-1, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 2009.

Hesse C: Performance of Simplified Carbody Tilt – Simulations of the Regina 250, Master of Science Thesis, TRITA AVE 2008:71, ISBN 978-91-7415-211-1, Stockholm, Sweden, 2008.

Forsberg T: Condition Monitoring of Railway Mechanics with Focus on Train Ride Stability, Master of Science Thesis, TRITA AVE 2006:107, ISRN KTH/AVE/RTM-06/107-SE, Stockholm, Sweden, 2006.

Brodén E: Wheel Wear and Reprofiling Alternatives for Swedish Rc4 Locomotive – Measurements and Simulations, Master of Science Thesis, TRITA AVE 2006:106, ISRN KTH/AVE/RTM-06/106-SE, Stockholm, Sweden, 2006.

Öberg J: Track Deterioration of Ballasted Tracks – Marginal Cost Models for Different Railway Vehicles, Master of Science Thesis, TRITA AVE 2006:88, ISRN KTH/AVE/RTM-06/88-SE, Stockholm, Sweden, 2006.

Skoglund M: Dual-Mode Locomotives – A Systems Study, Master of Science Thesis, TRITA AVE 2005:49, ISRN KTH/AVE/RTM-05/49-SE, Stockholm, Sweden, 2005.

Parczewski E: Modelling and Simulation of Train Coupling Dynamics, Master of Science Thesis, TRITA AVE 2005:47, ISRN KTH/AVE/RTM-05/47-SE, Stockholm, Sweden, 2005.

Claesson (Frimodig) S: Modelling of Track Flexibility for Rail Vehicle Dynamics Simulation, Master of Science Thesis, TRITA AVE 2005:26, ISRN KTH/AVE/RTM-05/26-SE, Stockholm, Sweden, 2005.

Orvnäs A: Simulation of Rail Wear on the Swedish Light Rail Line Tvärbanan , Master of Science Thesis, TRITA AVE 2005:12, ISRN KTH/AVE/RTM-05/12-SE, Stockholm, Sweden, 2005.

Gustavsson D and Movell D: Simulation of Movements of Trains for the Purpose of Exterior Sizing (Gauging), 2004.

Thomas D: Development and Verification of a Multibody Dynamic Simulation Model for a Freight Wagon with Powell Duffryn TF25SA Running Gear, Master of Science Thesis,, TRITA AVE 2003:19, ISRN KTH/AVE/RTM-03/19-SE, Stockholm, Sweden, 2003.

Dirks B: Vehicle Dynamics Simulation of Wheel Wear for Swedish High-Speed Train X2000, Master of Science Thesis, TRITA AVE 2003:16, ISRN KTH/AVE/RTM-03/16-SE, Stockholm, Sweden, 2003.

Hansson J: Reduction of Flexural Vibrations in Rail Vehicle Carbodies Using Piezoelectric Elements and Passive Shunt Circuit, Master of Science Thesis, TRITA AVE 2003:15, ISRN KTH/AVE/RTM-03/15-SE, Stockholm, Sweden, 2003.

Brabie D: Simulation of Active Lateral Suspension in Railway Vehicles – Parametric Studies for an Electro-Mechanical Actuator, Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-FKT 2002:09, ISRN KTH/FKT/EX-02/09-SE, Stockholm, 2002.

Söderdahl K: Design and Simulations of Systems for the Active Guidance of Railway Vehicles, 2001.

Lindahl M: Track Geometry for High-Speed Railways – A Literature Survey and Simulation Dynamic Vehicle Response, Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-FKT 2001:54, ISRN KTH/FKT/EX-01/54-SE, Stockholm, 2001.

Sundvall P: Comparison between Predicted and Measured Ride Comfort in Trains – A Case Study on Modelling, 2001.

Fors J: Energy Consumption of Passenger Train X2 with Regenerative Braking and Induction Motors – Feasibility Study and Development of a Simulation Model, 2001.

Westberg J: Interference of Lateral Vibrations on Train Passenger Activities, 2000.

Tornlund M: Automatic Train Protection (ATP) on Maintenance Rail Vehicles. An Analysis of Risk and Economy – A Swedish Case Study, 2000.

Siebert S: Dynamic Simulation of the Powell-Duffryn TF25 Freight Wagon Bogie, 2000.

Andersson M and Torikian J: De-Icing Methods for Rail Vehicles, Master of Science Thesis, TRITA-FKT 2000:38, ISRN KTH/FKT/EX-00/38-SE, Stockholm, 2000.

Flemström G: Energy Consumption and Air Pollution of Diesel-Powered Rail Traffic – A Model for Estimation in Passenger and Freight Operations, 1999.

Lippert S: On Side Wind Stability of Trains, 1999.

Hecke A: Effects of Future Mixed Traffic on Track Deterioration, 1998.

Jendel T: Dynamic Analysis of a Freight Wagon with Modified Y25 Bogies, 1997.

Wollström (Melin) M: Simulation of Vehicle-Track Dynamic Interaction: Comparisons of Simulation and Measurement Results for an ER4 Regional Train on Danish Track, 1997.

Möller V-H and Wahlström P: Acoustic Comfort on Trains, 1997.

Wingren J: Track to Carbody Vibration Transfer for a Bogie Rail Vehicle, 1997.

Lange H: Dynamic Analysis of a Railway Freight Car with Standard UIC Single-Axle Running Gear, 1996.

Gabrielson O: Analysis of a New Method for Measuring Wheel-Rail Forces, 1996.

Hansson L: Design of Seating Areas – Maximum Comfort on Minimum Space, (In Swedish: Utformning av sittplatser – Maximal komfort på minimalt utrymme), 1996.

Kaviani K: Maintenance Guidance for UIC60 Turnouts, (In Swedish: En liten bok om "växlande" arbete – Vägledning vid underhåll av UIC60-växlar), 1996.

Wenzel M: Energy Consumption of the Streetcar System at Göteborgs Spårvägar, 1995.

Jönsson P-A: Development of Train Operations at SJ, (In Swedish: Utveckling av operationerna inom SJ), 1993.

Ingvast J: Derivation of Equations of Motion and Creepages for Rail Vehicles, (In Swedish: Härledning av rörelseekvationer och kryp för spårburna fordon), 1993.

Sandén O: Efficient Marshalling Yards, (In Swedish: Effektiva rangerbangårdar), 1993.

Arvidsson A and Andersson T: Comparison between Different Criteria for Vibration Comfort in Rail Vehicles, (In Swedish: Jämförelse av olika kriterier för bedömning av vibrationskomfort i järnvägsfordon), 1991.

Jerlström H and Naumburg C: Comparative Measurements of Vibrations, Accelerations and Sound Levels in Trains, Buses, Airplanes and Passenger Cars, (In Swedish: Jämförande mätningar av vibrationer, accelerationer och ljudnivåer hos tåg, bussar, flygplan och personbilar), 1990.

Wrang M and Slivon R: Single Axle Running Gear, 1990.