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Description: Specify the requirements for friction modelling, required validation testing and the method for its implementation in vehicle track simulations.
Status: VORtech received research funding from the US FRA, for the implementation of physics-based sub-models (temperature, local plasticity) into CONTACT. Sheffield University & Virtual Vehicle received research funding of the FRA as well, for investigating the carry-down of friction modifier materials along the track.
Last review: 08MAR18 see Downloads