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   Bogie fairings  evaluated  
In most trains the bogie area is uncovered up to the height of the wheel. In high speed trains, bogie covers may substantially reduce air resistance.
Technology field: Aerodynamics and friction
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no data available Application outside railway sector (this technology is railway specific)
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References / Links:  DB AG 1999;  Mancini et al. 2001;  Schulte-Werning et al. 1998
Related projects:  High-speed co-operation project;  Bogie fairings
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 date created: 2002-10-09
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