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Keywords: Highway-rail grade crossings, Automated Vehicle, AV, autonomous vehicle, Connected Vehicle, connected automated vehicles, CAVs, Concept of Operations, ConOps, requirements, stakeholder engagement
Abstract: This report discusses automated vehicle (AV) interactions with grade crossings and proposes requirements for future AVs that would enable them to respond to crossings safely....
This report discusses automated vehicle (AV) interactions with grade crossings and proposes requirements for future AVs that would enable them to respond to crossings safely....
Keywords: Track geometry inspection, autonomous, unmanned, ATGMS, autonomous track geometry measurement systems, track assessment
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) Office of Research, Development and Technology has long advocated for the development and advancement of autonomous track geometry...
Moving Map Displays: Using CTIL and Eye-Tracking Technologies to Measure Operator Glance Durations and Performance in Locomotive Cabs
Keywords: CTIL; CTILWEB; Automation; Distraction; Human-Error; Eye-tracking; Moving Map; iPad;
Abstract: Distraction is a growing problem in the cabs of modern locomotives. The 2008 commuter train collision at Chatsworth, CA resulting in 28 fatalities, points to the dangers of...
Verification Methodology for Fault-Tolerant, Fail-Safe Computers Applied to Maglev Control Computer System
Keywords: Magnetic levitation, Maglev, Maglev control computer, Fail safe design, Fault tolerant computer, Design for verifcation methodology, Safety and availability
Abstract: The Maglev control computer system should be designed to verifiably possess high reliability and safety as well as high availability to make Maglev a dependable and attractive...
15th Railroad Engineering Conference Proceedings, Railroad R&D Challenges of the 80's : Opportunities & Obstacles
Abstract: This report constitutes the proceedings of the 15th Railroad Engineering Conference held at TSC on October 21-23, 1979. Conference papers were delivered by various industry and...