Evert Andersson, Professor Emeritus

Evert Andersson

Address:

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

everta@kth.se

Background

1966-70, studies in Electrical Engineering at KTH Stockholm.
1970-81, Mechanical Systems Research Engineer, ASEA (Västerås).
1981-90, Chief Mechanical Systems Engineer, ASEA & ABB Traction (Västerås).
1990-2004, Senior Advisor & Company Senior Specialist, ABB Traction & ADtranz (Västerås).
1990-2005, Professor Railway Technology (75 %), KTH Stockholm. Director of KTH Railway Group, 1989-1995.

Ongoing Research

Gröna Tåget at KTH

Homepage of Gröna Tåget

Publications

Journals and conferences

  • Andersson E and Berg M: Greenhouse gas emissions from rail services – Present and future. Proceedings of Railways and Environment, Delft, 16-17 December 2010.
  • Brabie D and Andersson E: On Minimizing Derailment Risks and Consequences for Passenger Trains at Higher Speeds, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Vol. 223, No. F6, pp. 543-566, November 2009.
  • Öberg J and Andersson E: Determining the Deterioration Cost for Railway Tracks, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Vol. 223, No. F2, pp. 121-129, March 2009.
  • 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.
  • Andersson E, Orvnäs A and Persson R: On the Optimization of a Track-Friendly Bogie for High Speed (pdf 1,1 MB) , Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks, IAVSD'09, Stockholm, August 17-21, 2009.
  • Brabie D and Andersson E: An Overview of Some High-Speed Train Derailments: Means of Minimizing Consequences Based on Empirical Observations, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Vol. 222, No. F4, pp. 441-463, December 2008.
  • Brabie D and Andersson E: High-Speed Train Derailments – Minimizing Consequences through Innovative Design, Proceedings of the World Congress of Railway Research (WCRR'08), Seoul, Korea, May 18-22, 2008.
  • Brabie D and Andersson E: Post-Derailment Dynamic Simulations of Rail Vehicles – Methodology and Applications, Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 46 (Suppl.), pp. 289-300, 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, BOGIE'07, Budapest, September 3-6, 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.
  • Brabie D and Andersson E: Means of Minimizing Post-Derailment Consequences by Alternative Guidance Mechanisms, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Railway Bogies and Running Gears, BOGIE'07, Budapest, 3-6 September 3-6, 2007.
  • Öberg J and Andersson E: Determining Deterioration Cost for Railway Tracks, Submitted for the International Heavy Haul Conference (IHHA 2007), Kiruna, Sweden, June 11-13, 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