Journal of Tashkent Institute of Railway Engineers


The article presents the development of a modernized design of a cradle suspension unit for an electric locomotive VL-80s with improved elastic-dissipative suspension properties with substantiation of dynamic and strength parameters. Numerical studies were carried out in the MathCAD 15 programming environment. For railway company is necessary to develop a new method of modernizing the cradle suspension of the VL-80s electric locomotive during overhaul repairs in order to improve the dynamic characteristics and increase the strength and reliability.

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