A brief review of modelling and simulation of three dimensional train system dynamics

Tianlong Wang, Pengfei Liu, Fan Xiang, Yu Liang

Abstract


With the development of computer and software, the dynamic modeling and analysis of train system is more and more convenient and accurate. This paper summarizes these two problems of researchers through three-dimensional modeling and analysis. First, modeling of three-dimensional train dynamics, the factors considered in the model, and the results proved by the model are introduced and secondly, research on train dynamics under traction or braking conditions. Dynamic analysis software have multi-carriage train modeling and analysis functions, refreshers use these commercial software, added actual consideration of factors to the three-dimensional model, have solved reality problems effectively. 


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