Chemistry of black leaf films synthesised using rail steels and their influence on the low friction mechanism

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Ishizaka, K.; Lewis, S.; Hammond, D.; Lewis, R.;
  • Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

Fallen leaves are the main issues for train operations in the autumn season due to their low friction coefficient (COF), leading to signals being passed dangerously and amended timetables. The main aim of this study was to elucidate the mechanism of low friction due to ... View more
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