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Monitoring Longitudinal Rail Stress Using Diffuse Ultrasonic Backscatter

Document Series
Technical Reports
Author
Federal Railroad Administration
Report Number
DOT/FRA/ORD-17/15
Office
RPD-31
Subject Rail and Infrastructure Integrity
Keywords
stress in rail; ultrasonic transducers; ultrasound scattering; theoretical model of the scattering process; prototype devices for stress estimations in rail; laboratory and field tests

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Last updated: Friday, September 15, 2017