The Educational Railroading Conference Leader Since 1994


Heavy Haul Sessions Speaker:


Wilhelm Kubin

Wilhelm Kubin


Wilhelm Kubin, Dr.mont.

Linsinger Maschinenbau Gesellschaft m.b.H.
Dr. Linsinger-Str. 23 - 24
4662 Steyrermühl, Austria

Tool department (R&D/ Deputy of the technical head of the tool department)

QUALIFICATIONS: (Degrees, University/College, Subject) Dipl.-Ing Dr. mont., Montanuniversity Leoben, Mechanical Engineering – Mining/ Material science


2006 – 2015: Diploma study at the Montanuniversity Leoben, Austria Diploma thesis: Prediction of squats due to defects at the border of the running band of a rail head

2009 – 2015: Student assistant at the Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH Topic: Rolling contact fatigue and the influence of surface roughness

2016 – 2019: PhD student at the Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH in cooperation with Linsinger and LINMAG
Topic: Scientific research of rail milling

2019 – now: R&D / Deputy of the technical head of the tool department at Linsinger Maschinenbau GmbH

3 Articles:

W.K. Kubin, M. Pletz, W. Daves, S. Scheriau, A new roughness parameter to evaluate the near-surface deformation in dry rolling/sliding contact, Tribology International, Volume 67, November 2013, Pages 132-139

Martin Pletz, Werner Daves, Weiping Yao, Wilhelm Kubin, Stephan Scheriau, Multi-scale finite element modeling to describe rolling contact fatigue in a wheel–rail test rig, Tribology International, Volume 80, December 2014, Pages 147-155

W. Daves, W. Kubin, S. Scheriau, M. Pletz, A finite element model to simulate the physical mechanisms of wear and crack initiation in wheel/rail contact, Wear, Volumes 366–367, 15 November 2016, Pages 78-83

W. Kubin, W. Daves, R. Stock, Analysis of rail milling as a rail maintenance process: Simulation and experiments, Wear, Volumes 438-439, November 2019