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Keywords: Cone Penetrometer, Heavy Axle Load, Subgrade
Abstract: As part of a program to determine the nature of track substructure problems and to recommend the best remedial action, the Association of American Railroads has developed an on-...
Keywords: Contact Stress, Mathematical Model, Rail Transportation
Abstract: The subject of this report is the analysis of elastic and residual stresses in railroad rails working in service conditions. The report consists of two parts. The first part (...
Public-Private Partnerships and ISTEA: Planning, Evaluating, and Financing Public Benefit Rail Infrastructure Projects
Keywords: Intercity Freight, Passenger Rail, Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act
Abstract: [From the Introduction] This Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) reference guide is designed as a practical, single source document for local and state officials and other...
Report No. 28 - Residual Stress in Induction-Heated Railroad Wheels: Ultrasonic and Saw Cut Measurements
Keywords: Railroad Technology, Birefringence Measurements, Transducers
Abstract: [From the Introduction] This report deals principally with the ultrasonic measurement of residual stress in a set of 10 cast steel wheels of U.S. manufacture. They were all from...
Report No. 30 - Dynamometer-Induced Residual Stress in Railroad Wheels: Ultrasonic and Saw Cut Measurements
Keywords: EMAT, Nondestructive Testing, Piezoelectric, Railroad Wheel
Abstract: This is Report Number 30 in a series covering research performed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology for the Federal Railroad Administration. This report covers...