chenzaigang

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CHEN Zaigang

Professor

Deputy director of State Key Laboratory of Traction Power, Southwest Jiaotong University 

Email: zgchen@swjtu.edu.cn

Office: Room 401, The Red Building, Jiuli Campus

 

BIO

Education

ž PhD, Chongqing University, Mechanical design and theory (2013)

ž B.S., Chongqing University, Mechanism design, manufacturing and automatization (2007)

 

Employment

Academic Appointments

ž Professor, State Key Laboratory of Traction Power, Southwest Jiaotong University, China (2019-present)

ž Associate Professor, State Key Laboratory of Traction Power,  Southwest Jiaotong University, China (2014-2019)

Administrative Appointments

ž Deputy Director, State Key Laboratory of Traction Power (2021-present)

 

Research Interests

ž Dynamics of railway locomotive and vehicle systems.

ž Dynamics and fault diagnosis of mechanical transmission system.

ž Mechanical vibration testing and analysis.

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Principal Publications of the Last Five Years

ž [1] Zaigang Chen, Yimin Shao. Dynamic simulation of spur gear with tooth root crack propagating along tooth width and crack depth. Engineering Failure Analysis, 2011, 18(8), 2149-2164.

ž [2] Zaigang Chen, Yimin Shao. Mesh stiffness calculation of a spur gear pair with tooth profile modification and tooth root crack. Mechanism and Machine Theory, 2013, 62, 63-74.  

ž [3] Zaigang Chen, Yimin Shao, Daizhong Su. Dynamic simulation of planetary gear set with flexible spur ring gear. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 2013, 332, 7191-7204.

ž [4] Zaigang Chen, Yimin Shao. Dynamic features of planetary gear system with tooth crack under different sizes and inclination angles. Transactions of the ASME-Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 2013, 135(3), 031004-1-12.

ž [5] Zaigang Chen, Yimin Shao. Mesh stiffness of an internal spur gear pair with ring gear rim deformation. Mechanism and Machine Theory, 2013, 69, 1-12.

ž [6] Zaigang Chen, Yimin Shao. Dynamic simulation of planetary gear with tooth root crack in ring gear. Engineering Failure Analysis, 2013, 31, 8-18.

ž [7] Zaigang Chen, Yimin Shao, Teik C. Lim. Non-linear dynamic simulation of gear response under the idling condition. International Journal of Automotive Technology, 2012, 13(4), 541-552.

ž [8] Zaigang Chen, Yimin Shao. Dynamic features of planetary gear train with tooth errors. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part C-Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 2015, 229(10), 1769-1781.

ž [9] Zaigang Chen*, Zhifang Zhu, Yimin Shao. Fault feature analysis of planetary gear system with tooth root crack and flexible ring gear rim. Engineering Failure Analysis, 2015, 49, 92-103.

ž [10] Zaigang Chen*, Wanming Zhai, Yimin Shao, Kaiyun Wang, Guohua Sun. Analytical model for mesh stiffness calculation of spur gear pair with non-uniformly distributed tooth root crack. Engineering Failure Analysis, 2016, 66, 502514.  

ž [11] Zaigang Chen*, Wanming Zhai, Yimin Shao, Kaiyun Wang. Mesh stiffness evaluation of an internal spur gear pair with tooth profile shift. SCIENCE CHINA -Technological Sciences, 2016, 59(9), 1328-1339.  

ž [12] Zaigang Chen*, Wanming Zhai, Kaiyun Wang. A locomotivetrack coupled vertical dynamics model with gear transmissions. Vehicle System Dynamics, 2017, 55(2), 244-267.  

ž [13] Zaigang Chen, Wanming Zhai, Kaiyun Wang*. Dynamic investigation of a locomotive with effect of gear transmissions under tractive conditions. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 2017, 408, 220-233.

ž [14] Zaigang Chen*, Jie Zhang, Wanming Zhai, Yawen Wang, Jianxin Liu. Improved analytical methods for calculation of gear tooth fillet-foundation stiffness with tooth root crack. Engineering Failure Analysis, 2017, 82, 72-81.  

ž [15] Zaigang Chen, Wanming Zhai, Kaiyun Wang*. Locomotive dynamic performance under traction/braking conditions considering effect of gear transmissions. Vehicle System Dynamics, 2018, 56(7), 1097-1117.  

ž [16] Zaigang Chen, Jie Zhang, Kaiyun Wang*, Pengfei Liu. Nonlinear dynamic responses of locomotive excited by rail corrugation and time-varying gear mesh stiffness. Transport (accepted)

ž [17] Tao Zhang, Zaigang Chen*, Wanming Zhai, Kaiyun Wang. Establishment and validation of a locomotive-track coupled spatial dynamics model considering dynamic effect of gear transmissions. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 2019, 119, 328345.

ž [18] Zaigang Chen*, Wanming Zhai, Kaiyun Wang. Vibration feature evolution of locomotive with tooth root crack propagation of gear transmission system. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 2019, 115, 29-44.  

ž [19] Chunyan He, Zaigang Chen*, Wanming Zhai, Jianzheng Jiang, Kaiyun Wang. A spatial dynamics model for heavy-haul electric locomotives considering the dynamic coupling effect of gear transmissions. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, 2019, 233(9), 961973.

ž [20] Tao Zhang, Zaigang Chen*, Wanming Zhai, Kaiyun Wang, Hong Wang. Effect of the drive system on locomotive dynamic characteristics using different dynamics models. SCIENCE CHINA -Technological Sciences, 2019, 62(2), 308-320.

ž [21] Jianzheng Jiang, Zaigang Chen*, Wanming Zhai, Tao Zhang, Yifan Li. Vibration characteristics of railway locomotive induced by gear tooth root crack fault under transient conditions. Engineering Failure Analysis, 2020, 108, UNSP 104285. DOI: 10.1016/j.engfailanal.2019.104285.

ž [22] Zheng Cao, Zaigang Chen*, Hanjun Jiang. Nonlinear dynamics of a spur gear pair with force-dependent mesh stiffness. Nonlinear Dynamics, 2020, 99(2), 1227-1241.

ž [23] Weili Zhang, Zaigang Chen*, Kaiyun Wang, Jiaxin Wang, Wanming Zhai. Dynamic performance of vehicle in high-speed freight EMU equipped with four double-axle bogies. SCIENCE CHINA -Technological Sciences, 2020, 64(2), 387-399.

ž [24] Zaigang Chen*, Ziwei Zhou, Wanming Zhai, Kaiyun Wang. Improved analytical calculation model of spur gear mesh excitations with tooth profile deviations. Mechanism and Machine Theory, 2020, 149, 103838.

ž [25] Yuqing Liu, Zaigang Chen*, Liang Tang, Wanming Zhai. Skidding dynamic performance of rolling bearing with cage flexibility under accelerating conditions. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 150 (2021) 107257.  

ž [26] Yuqing Liu, Zaigang Chen*, Kaiyun Wang, Wanming Zhai. Dynamic investigation of traction motor bearing in a locomotive under excitation from track random geometry irregularity. International Journal of Rail Transportation 2021. https://doi.org/10.1080/23248378.2020.1867658.

ž [27] Ziwei Zhou, Zaigang Chen*, Maksym Spiryagin, Peter Wolfs, Qing Wu, Wanming Zhai, Colin Cole. Dynamic performance of locomotive electric drive system under excitation from gear transmission and wheel-rail interaction. Vehicle System Dynamics 2021.

ž [28] Ziwei Zhou, Zaigang Chen*, Maksym Spiryagin, Esteban Bernal Arango, Peter Wolfs, Colin Cole, Wanming Zhai. Dynamic response feature of electromechanical coupled drive subsystem in a locomotive excited by wheel flat. Engineering Failure Analysis 2021.

ž [29] Yuqing Liu, Zaigang Chen*, Kaiyun Wang, Wanming Zhai. Dynamic modelling of traction motor bearings in locomotive-track spatially coupled dynamics system. Vehicle System Dynamics 2021.

ž [30] Yuqing Liu, Zaigang Chen*, Kaiyun Wang, Wanming Zhai. Dynamic analysis of traction motor in a locomotive considering surface waviness on races of a motor bearing. Railway Engineering Sciences, 2021, 29(4), 379-393.

ž [31] Zaigang Chen*, Jieyu Ning, Kaiyun Wang, Wanming Zhai. An improved dynamic model of spur gear transmission considering coupling effect between gear neighboring teeth. Nonlinear Dynamics, 2021, 106(1), 339-357.

ž [32] Jieyu Ning, Zaigang Chen*, Yawen Wang, Yifan Li, Wanming Zhai. Vibration feature of spur gear transmission with non-uniform depth distribution of tooth root crack along tooth width. Engineering Failure Analysis 129 (2021) 105713.

ž [33] Yuqing Liu, Zaigang Chen*, Kaiyun Wang, Wanming Zhai. Surface wear evolution of traction motor bearings in vibration environment of a locomotive during operation. SCIENCE CHINA -Technological Sciences, 2021.

ž [34] Yuqing Liu, Zaigang Chen*, Xia Hua, Wanming Zhai. Effect of rotor eccentricity on dynamic performance of traction motor and its support bearings in a locomotive. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, 2021.

ž [35] Tao Zhang, Zaigang Chen*, Jie Zhang, Shunqi Sui, Cheng Pan. Effect of track geometric irregularity on dynamic characteristics of locomotive with gear transmission. Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, V010T11A009: 1-8, August 6-9, 2017, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

ž [36] Jianzheng Jiang, Zaigang Chen*, Chunyan He, Cheng Pan and Xia Hua. Fault vibration features of heavy-haul locomotive with tooth root crack in gear transmissions. The International Conference on Sensing, Diagnostics, Prognostics, and Control (SDPC 2018), 113-118, August 15-17, 2018, Xian, China.

ž [37] Yuqing Liu, Zaigang Chen*. Vibration feature of locomotive axle box with a localized defect in its bearing outer race. 1st International Conference on Sensing, Measurement and Data Analytics in the Era of Artificial Intelligence (ICSMD 2020), October 15-17, 2020, Xian, China.

ž [38] Ziwei Zhou, Maksym Spiryagin, Zaigang Chen*, et al. Dynamic features of motor electrical system in locomotive under excitations of wheel polygonization. The 27th IAVSD Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks (IAVSD 2021). August 16-20, 2021, St. Petersburg, Russia.

ž [39] Yuqing Liu, Zaigang Chen*, Xia Hua, Wei Li. Dynamic investigation of traction motor bearings considering rotor eccentricity in a locomotive. The 7th International Conference on Condition Monitoring of Machinery in Non-Stationary Operations (CMMNO 2021), June 11-13, 2021, Guangzhou, China.

ž [40] Yuqing Liu, Zaigang Chen*, Wei Li, Jieyu Ning, Xia Hua. Dynamic investigation of rolling bearing in a locomotive under excitation from high-order wheel polygonization. Second International Conference on Rail Transportation, Chengdu, China, July 5-6, 2021.

 

Selected Awards and Honors

ž The fourth Hiwin Doctoral Dissertation Awardexcellence awards. (2014)

ž The first prize of Sichuan Province Science and Technology Progress (Rank 10). (2017)

ž The second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award (Rank 9). (2019)

ž The first prize of Chongqing Natural Science Award (Rank 2). (2020)

ž Youth Science and Technology Award of Chinese Society for Vibration Engineering. (2020)

ž Highly Cited Chinese Researchers, Elsevier (2021)

 

Professional Activities

ž Editorial Board Member, Journal of Modern Industry and Manufacturing (20212024)

ž Editorial Board Member, Journal of Dynamics and Control (20212023)

ž Deputy Director, The sixth Working Committee of Young Scientific and Technological Workers of China Communications and Transportation Association (20212024)

ž Member of the council, The Fault Diagnosis Professional Committee of Chinese vibration engineering society. (2018–)

 

RESEARCH

Current Research

ž Science Foundation for Outstanding Young Scholars of the National Natural Science Foundation of China: traction power and transmission system dynamics of rail transit, 2021~2023.

ž General program of the National Natural Science Foundation of China: research of regularity on fault mechanism and vibration characteristics evolution of locomotive gear transmission system under complex excitation environment, 2018~2021.

ž The Key Special Directional Project Open Task of the State Key Research and Development Plan Advanced Rail Transit: safety assessment and analysis of high speed and heavy freight train, 2017~2019.

Research Group

ž Dr. Chen is a member of Train and Track Research Institute that is supervised by Prof. Wanming Zhai. This research group focuses on the system dynamics of the railway vehicle, track, and bridge.

 

GRADUATE SUPERVISION

ž I am available for supervision. Over the past five years, I have supervised 17 master students and 4 PhD students.