Train Reliability and Safety Analysis

  • Yong Qin
  • Limin Jia
Part of the Advances in High-speed Rail Technology book series (ADVHIGHSPEED)


In this chapter, the authors research on the train reliability and safety analysis. Firstly, safety and reliability standards and procedures are introduced. Those standards and procedures provide a guideline for the train reliability and safety analysis. Then, reliability analysis and prediction of bogie frame is carried out to ensure the train safety operation. Survival analysis and heuristic algorithms are employed in this study. More specifically, residual life prediction of rolling bearings with the harsh operating conditions, complex structure and sophisticated mechanism is researched using GA-BP. Finally, the authors construct the index system of high speed train and the train operational risk is assessed based on dynamic VIKOR in high speed. Field examples are listed to verify the effectiveness of those proposed methods.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yong Qin
    • 1
  • Limin Jia
    • 1
  1. 1.Beijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijingChina

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