Aleksandar Miltenović, Milan Banić, Dušan Stamenković, Miloš Milošević, Miša Tomić

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The modeling of the friction heat generation has become increasingly important in product design process including areas such as electronics, automotive, aerospace, railway (e. g. wheel and rail rolling contact, braking systems, and so on), medical industries, etc. Determination of generated friction heat in the contact of wheel and rail is important for understanding the damage mechanisms on these two bodies such as wear. This paper presents a method to determine the friction generated heat in contact of wheel and rail during normal operation using transient structural-thermal analysis in ANSYS software.

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