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The present project aims at building a model for fatigue life prediction of fatigue damage concerning rails submitted to severe loading in order to give orientations for improved steel grades and optimised track maintenance.

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Authors: GALTIER A, IRSID, Maizieres-les-Metz (FR);BETTEMBOURG J-P, IRSID, Maizieres-les-Metz (FR);PERRIN J-L, Sogerail, Hayange (FR);JOELLER A, Voestalpine Schienen, Leoben (AT);COPPOLA T, Centro Sviluppo Materiali (CSM), Roma (IT);NOTARGIACOMO S, Centro Sviluppo Materiali (CSM), Roma (IT);GRIJALVO J, LABEIN, Bilbao (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 21137 EN (2004), 367 pp. Euro: 45
Availability: EUR-OP reference: KI-NA-21137-EN-S Available from EUR-OP sales agents URL:
ISBN: ISBN: 92-894-8096-3
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