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Keywords: Ballast behavior, discrete element modeling, DEM, Discrete Element Method, triaxial test, fouling, dynamic train loading, ballast degradation and image analysis
Abstract: An innovative integrated computational-experimental laboratory testing framework has been developed at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to evaluate clean and fouled...
Keywords: Employee Survey
Final Report on Magnetic and Electric Field Testing of the French Train A Grande Vitesse-Atlantique (TGV-A) Rail Systems Volume I- Analysis
Keywords: Magnetic, Electric, Field testing, Transit Authority Metrorail System
Abstract: The safety of magenetically levitated (maglev) and high speed rail (HSR) trains proposed for application in the United States is the responsibility of the Federal Railroad...
Keywords: Continuous Welded Rail, Rail Joints, Adhesive Bonding, Rail Joint Properties, Joint Defects
Abstract: The performance of track structures depends greatly on the integrity of the connections between rail sections. Because the majority of service and detected rail failures occur at...
Keywords: Longitudinal Forces, Displacements, Continuous Welded Rail, Track Stability, Force-Displacement Diagrams, Track, Thermal Forces
Abstract: This work is devoted to the theory of design computations for track subjected to thermal and creep forces. The theory of longitudinal forces and displacements arising in...
This work is devoted to the theory of design computations for track subjected to thermal and creep forces. The theory of longitudinal forces and displacements arising in...