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Fire, noise and lightweight materials

Bachmann, Jens (2016) Fire, noise and lightweight materials. REFRESCO final conference, 21 Jan 2016, Brüssel, Belgien. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

REFRESCO investigated how to set the framework for the implementation of new materials in the railway sector through the evolution of certification processes for rolling stock. Such materials have a high potential to reduce the weight of rolling stock compared to the metals currently used. The advantages of composites are already exploited in other sectors, such as aeronautics, where a real revolution has occurred on this matter. REFRESCO generated recommendations and provided the information needed to adapt the regulatory framework of railway carbody structures for the introduction of composite materials. The final conference will cover topics such as strength, crash and fire resistance, noise and vibration Performance and maintainability of the composite materials. The researchers took into account earlier studies from other industries such as aviation, aerospace, automotive and shipping, which already have extensive knowledge of the use of composites.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/107904/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Fire, noise and lightweight materials
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Bachmann, Jensjens.bachmann (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-7297-3272
Date:21 January 2016
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Unpublished
Keywords:FST, noise, Vibration, harshness, fire safety, rail
Event Title:REFRESCO final conference
Event Location:Brüssel, Belgien
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:21 Jan 2016
Organizer:Unife
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:other
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V - no assignment
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - no assignment
Location: Braunschweig
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Composite Structures and Adaptive Systems > Multifunctional Materials
Deposited By: Bachmann, Jens
Deposited On:12 Dec 2016 08:51
Last Modified:20 Jun 2021 15:48

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