Dr. Rickard Persson

Education

  • Doctoral degree, Railway Technology, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 2011.
  • Technical Licentiate, Railway Technology, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 2008.
  • Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 1982.

Research

Carbody tilt without motion sickness. Focusing on an optimal choice of train speed, carbody tilt angle and carbody roll motion control to reduce the risk of motion sickness in tilting trains.

Publications

Journals and conferences

  • Orvnäs A, Stichel S and Persson R: Aspects of Using Active Vertical Secondary Suspension to Improve Ride Comfort. Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks, IAVSD'11, Manchester, August 14-19, 2011.
  • Orvnäs A, Stichel S and Persson R: Active Lateral Secondary Suspension with Hinf Control to Improve Ride Comfort: Simulations on a Full-Scale Model. Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 49, No. 9, pp. 1409-1422, 2011.
  • Persson R: Tilting Trains: Benefits and Motion Sickness. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Vol. 224, No. F6, pp. 513-522, November 2010.
  • Orvnäs A, Stichel S and Persson R: Ride Comfort Improvements of a REGINA Train with Active Lateral Secondary Suspension. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Railway Bogies and Running Gears, BOGIE '10, Budapest, Hungary, September 13-16, 2010.
  • Orvnäs A, Stichel S and Persson R: Ride Comfort Improvements in a High-Speed Train with Active Secondary Suspension (pdf 363 kB) . Journal of Mechanical Systems for Transportation and Logistics (JSME), Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 206-215, 2010.
  • Stichel S, Persson R, Himmelstein G, Andersson E and Orvnäs A: Development of Next Generation High-Speed Trains for Scandinavia. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, CC2009, Madeira, Portugal, September 1-4, 2009.
  • Persson R, Goodall R M and Sasaki K: Carbody Tilting – Technologies and Benefits. State-of-the-Art Paper of the 21st IAVSD Symposium, Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 47, No. 8, pp. 949-981, August 2009.
  • Andersson E, Orvnäs A and Persson R: On the Optimization of a Track-Friendly Bogie for High Speed. Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks, IAVSD'09, Stockholm, August 17-21, 2009.
  • Orvnäs A, Stichel S and Persson R: Development and Test of Active Secondary Suspension in a Rail Vehicle. Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks, IAVSD'09, Stockholm, August 17-21, 2009.
  • Orvnäs A, Stichel S and Persson R: Ride Comfort Improvements in a High-Speed Train with Active Secondary Suspension. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Speed-Up, Safety and Service Technology for Railway and Maglev Systems, STECH'09, Niigata, Japan, June 16-19, 2009.
  • Orvnäs A, Stichel S and Persson R: On-Track Tests with Active Lateral Secondary Suspension: A Measure to Improve Ride Comfort. ZEVrail Glasers Annalen 132, No. 11-12, pp. 469-477, 2008.
  • Andersson E, Orvnäs A and Persson R: Radial Self-Steering Bogies – Recent Developments for High Speed. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Railway Bogies and Running Gears, Budapest, September 3-6, 2007.
  • Andersson E, Orvnäs A and Persson R: Radial Self-Steering Bogies – Development, Advantages and Limitations. ZEVrail Glasers Annalen 131, pp. 248-259, June 2007.

Reports