Keywords: Strain gauge, calibration, tie reaction force, tie support condition, Differential Shear Strain, DSS, track, wheel load, railroad
Keywords: Crossing safety, crossing monitoring, first responders, delay time, train signal, artificial intelligence, train control
Abstract: Researchers developed i-CATSS to detect and predict highway-rail blockages and provide first responders with real-time information of traffic conditions at crossings.
Keywords: Rolling contact fatigue, RCF, rolling contact fatigue simulator, RCFS, high-impact wheel, HIW, wheel and rail defects, wheel and rail forces
Keywords: Prestressed concrete railroad ties, crossties, fracture toughness, longitudinal splitting cracks, crack resistance, splitting resistance
Unsaturated Characteristics of Fouled Ballast to Support In Situ Identification of Fouling Using Ground Penetrating Radar – Phase I
Keywords: Ballast stability detection technology, suction water characteristic curves, SWCC, large-scale direct shear, LSDS, ballast, fouling, track