The Scientific Journal of Vehicles and Roads


The article presents the results of numerical studies of the stress-strain state of elastic rods of variable cross-section and mass, taking into account the elastic fixing of the ends for the cradle suspension unit of the electric locomotive (for example, the VL-80s electric locomotive) with a harmonic external influence that occurs when the electric locomotive moves along a path with periodic irregularities on straight sections and in curves, an algorithm and a program for the MathCAD 15 programming environment were developed.

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