GOODALL, R., FREUDENTHALER, G. and DIXON, R., 2014. Hydraulic actuation technology for full- and semi-active railway suspensions. Vehicle System Dynamics, 52 (12), pp. 1642 - 1657.
The paper describes a simulation study that provides a comprehensive comparison between full-active and semi-active suspensions for improving the vertical ride quality of railway vehicles. It includes an assessment of the ride quality benefits that can theoretically be achieved with idealised devices, and also examines the impact of real devices based upon hydraulic actuation technology.
This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published in Vehicle System Dynamics on 29 Sep 2014, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/00423114.2014.953181