Sebastian Stichel, Professor

Sebastian Stichel

Address:

Department of Aeronautical and Vehicle Engineering
Division of Rail Vehicles
Royal Institute of Technology
SE-100 44 Stockholm, Sweden

Phone: +46-70-233 01 63

stichel@kth.se

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Background

  • Since 2010, Professor at the Division of Rail Vehicles at KTH.
  • 2004-2009, partly Docent at the Division of Rail Vehicles at KTH and partly Department Manager of Vehicle Dynamics, Division Passenger Vehicles, Bombardier Transportation, Västerås.
  • 2000-2004, Development Engineer in Vehicle Dynamics at Bombardier Transportation, Västerås.
  • 1996-2004, Research Engineer at the Division of Rail Vehicles at KTH.
  • Ph.D. at the Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Institut für Luft- und Raumfahrt), Technische Universität Berlin, 1996.
  • Diplom-Ingenieur, Vehicle Engineering, Technische Universität Berlin, 1991.

Ongoing Research

Gröna Tåget at KTH

Homepage of Gröna Tåget

Rail vehicle projects within ECO²

Publications

  • Bruni S, Vinolas J, Berg M, Polach O and Stichel S: Modelling of suspension components in a rail vehicle dynamics context, State-of-the-Art Paper of the 22nd IAVSD Symposium. Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 49, No. 7, pp. 1021-1072, July 2011.
  • Bucca G, Carnevale M, Collina A, Facchinetti A, Drugge L, Jönsson P-A, Stichel S: Differentiation of pantograph's preloads as a mean to improve multiple collection and speed up existing lines. Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks, IAVSD'11, Manchester, August 14-19, 2011.
  • Thomas D, Berg M, Diedrichs B and Stichel S: Rail Vehicle Response to Lateral Carbody Excitations Imitating Crosswind. 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: 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.
  • Bogojevic N, Jönsson P-A and Stichel S: Iron Ore Transportation Wagon with Three-Piece Bogies – Simulation Model and Validation. HEAVY MACHINERY - HM 2011, ISBN 978-86-82631-45-3.
  • 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.
  • Wennberg D, Wennhage P and Stichel S: Orthotropic models of corrugated sheets in Finite Element analysis. ISRN Mechanical Engineering, Volume 2011, Article ID 979532, 2011.
  • Wennberg D, Stichel S and Wennhage P: Cutting the Weight of High-Speed Trains. Railway Gazette International, pp. 30-32, January 2011.
  • Enblom R and Stichel S: Industrial Implementation of Novel Procedures for Prediction of Railway Wheel Surface Deterioration. Wear 271, issues 1-2, pp. 203-209, May 2011. (Available online October 12, 2010)
  • Thomas D, Diedrichs B, Berg M and Stichel S: Dynamics of a High-Speed Rail Vehicle Negotiating Curves at Unsteady Crosswind. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Vol. 224, No. F6, pp. 567-579, 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.
  • Thomas D, Berg M and Stichel S: Measurements and Simulations of Rail Vehicle Dynamics with Respect to Overturning Risk. Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 97-112, January 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.
  • Thomas D, Diedrichs B, Berg M and Stichel S: Dynamics of a High-Speed Rail Vehicle Negotiating Curves at Unsteady Crosswind. Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks, IAVSD'09, Stockholm, 17-21 August 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.
  • Stichel S and Jönsson P-A: Is there a Future for Freight Wagon with Link Suspension? Proceedings of the 9th International Heavy Haul Conference, IHHA'09, Shanghai, China, June 22-24, 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.
  • Jönsson P-A and Stichel S: On the Influence of Freight Traffic Operational Conditions on Track Deterioration Cost. International Journal of COMADEM, 12(2), pp. 3-9, April 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.
  • Jönsson P-A, Persson I and Stichel S: New Simulation Model for Freight Wagons with UIC Link Suspension. Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 46 (Suppl.), pp. 695-704, 2008.
  • Diedrichs B, Berg M, Stichel S and Krajnovic S: Vehicle Dynamics of a High-Speed Passenger Car due to Aerodynamics inside Tunnels. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Vol. 221, No. F4, pp. 527–545, 2007.
  • Forsberg T, Berg M, Stichel S and Andersson E: Condition Monitoring of Train Ride Stability. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Railway Bogies and Running Gears, BOGIE'07, Budapest, September 3-6, 2007.
  • Jönsson P-A and Stichel S: On the Influence of Freight Traffic Operational Conditions on Track Deterioration cost. Proceedings of the International Heavy Haul Conference, pp. 445-452, Kiruna, June 11-13, 2007.
  • Jönsson P-A and Stichel S: Improving Ride Comfort in Freight Wagons with Link Suspension Running Gear using Hydraulic Dampers. ZEVrail Glasers Annalen 131, pp. 230-240, June 2007.
  • Diedrichs B, Ekequist M, Stichel S and Tengstrand H: Quasi-Static Modelling of Wheel-Rail Reactions due to Crosswind Effects for Various Types of High-Speed Rolling Stock. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Vol. 218, No. F2, pp. 133–148, 2004.
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