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PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RAILWAY TECHNOLOGY: RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE
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DYNAMICS OF RAILWAY BRIDGES
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY J.M. GOICOLEA AND R.A.B. CALÇADA
1 The Dynamic Behaviour of Bridge Bearings for Railway Bridges under Running Vehicles
E. Choi, S.Y. Lee, J. Park, K.T. Yang and B.S. Cho
2 Construction Engineering of the Madrid-Barcelona-French Border High Speed Railway Viaduct over the River Fluvià
T. Polo Orodea, C. Ramos Moreno, Á.C. Aparicio Bengoechea and G. Ramos Schneider
3 Preliminary Dynamic Assessment of Railway Bridges subject to Higher Speeds
C. Johansson, C. Pacoste and R. Karoumi
4 The Ultimate Response of Slender Bridges subjected to Braking Forces
A. Tesar
5 Dynamic Analysis of the Santana do Cartaxo Viaduct: Definition of the Experimental Verification using Statistical Analysis of the Numerical Results
A.H. Jesus, Z. Dimitrovová and M.A.G. Silva
6 An Integral Bridge Concept in Avoiding Railway Expansion Joints
D. Decloedt, B. De Pauw and Ph. Van Bogaert
7 Influence of Vibration Amplitude on the Response of a Ballasted Railway Bridge
M. Ülker-Kaustell
8 Evolution with Time of Vertical Train Car Accelerations on Bridges and Viaducts
Ph. Van Bogaert
9 A Wheel-Rail Contact Model Pre-Processor for Train-Structure Dynamic Interaction Analysis
P. Montenegro e Almeida, R. Calçada and N. Vila Pouca
10 A Parametric Study of the Dynamic Effects of Underpasses of High-Speed Railway Lines
L. Hermanns, J. Vega, E. Alarcon and A. Fraile
11 Railway Bridge Dynamics under New Multiple Units on the European Network
C. Anicotte, P. Schmitt and I. Bucknall
12 The Influence of Slender Pier Structures of Two Railway Viaducts on the Bridge Dynamics
B. De Pauw and Ph. Van Bogaert
13 The Stability of Ballasted Tracks Supported on Vibrating Bridge Decks, Abutments and Transition Zones
M. Baeßler, J. Bronsert, P. Cuéllar and W. Rücker
14 The Influence of Combined Track-Structure Response on the Substructure of Railway Viaducts
J. Thielemans and B. De Pauw
15 Numerical Study on the Fatigue Behaviour of a Concrete Slab Track
R.C. Yu, E. Poveda, J.C. Lancha, E. Arredondo and G. Ruiz
16 Fatigue Problems of Steel Bridges
Sh. Urushadze, L. Frýba, M. Škaloud, M. Pirner and M. Zörnerová
17 Analysis of Resonant Railway Bridges Considering Soil-Structure Dynamic Interaction
A. Romero, J. Domínguez and P. Galvín
18 Design of Tall Piers for Railway Bridges using Ant Colony Optimization
F.J. Martínez-Martín, F. González-Vidosa and A. Hospitaler
19 Fibre Reinforced Polymer Railway Decking
L. Canning
MODELLING AND SIMULATION OF RAILROAD VEHICLE SYSTEMS: ENHANCEMENTS AND APPLICATIONS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY A.A. SHABANA, H. SUGIYAMA, K.E. ZAAZAA AND J.L. ESCALONA
20 A Dynamic Formulation for Railroad Vehicles using Trajectory Coordinates
A.M. Recuero, J.L. Escalona and R. Chamorro
21 A Design Process for a Railway-Car Body with Aluminium Extrusion Panels using Structural Optimization
H.A. Lee, S.B. Jung, H.H. Jang, D.H. Shin, J.U. Lee, K.W. Kim and G.J. Park
22 Novel Rail Vehicle Concepts for a High Speed Train: The Next Generation Train
J. Winter
23 Locomotive Cab Whole-Body Vibration Assessments and Methods to Identify Seat-Motion Artifacts
A.M. DiFiore, A.K. Zaouk, N.J. Mansfield, S.K. Durrani and S.K. Punwani
24 Innovative Cork Composite Solutions for a New Generation of Very High Speed Trains
C.J. Ribeiro, A. Marques, A. Coelho, C. Martins, H. Gouveia, E.J. Silva and M.A. Estrela
25 The Influence of Bearing Flexibility on High Speed Vehicles
C. Casanueva, A. Alonso and J.G. Giménez
26 Evaluation of the Admissible Longitudinal Compressive Forces by Means of Multibody Train Simulations
L. Cantone, D. Negretti and V. Vullo
27 Using the ERTMS Reference Laboratory for the Validation and Commissioning of New Lines
R. Cáceres, J. Tamarit, D. Molina, M. Lopez, M. González and M. Fernández
28 Analysis of Longitudinal Forces in Heavy and Long Trains
G.F.M. dos Santos, R.S. Barbosa and R. Joy
29 Stochastic Railway Dynamics: Modelling and Simulation
W.V. Wedig
30 Numerical Analysis of Derailed Vehicle Motion from Wheel-Sleeper Impacts
H. Sunami, Y. Terumichi and M. Adachi
31 Practical Use of a Vehicle Vibration Control System using Secondary Variable Vertical Dampers on a Sightseeing Train
Y. Sugahara, T. Kojima, T. Morimitsu, S. Matsunaga, Y. Igarashi and Y. Akami
32 Wheel Profile Optimization for High Speed Railways Considering Equivalent Conicity
J. Santamaria, J. Herreros, E.G. Vadillo, N. Correa and O. Oyarzabal
33 Modal Vibration Characteristics of Flexural Vibrations in Railway Vehicle Carbodies
T. Tomioka, T. Takigami and K. Aida
34 Enhanced Vehicle-Track Modelling: Methods, Models and Results
I. Kaiser
35 A Study of Matching Relations between Equipment Suspension Parameters and Carbody Structure
H.C. Wu, P.B. Wu, D.L. Yu and C.L. Zhao
36 Railway Composite Multifunction Structures: An Innovative Numerical Methodology to Evaluate Performance and Requirements
P. Pantaleone
37 The Use of a Displacement-Dependent Rubber Bush to Prevent Bending Vibration of a Carbody
T. Takigami, T. Tomioka, M. Yamanokuchi, Y. Higashi and K. Suzuki
38 Finite Element Simulation of the Quasi-Static Homologation Procedure for Prestressed Concrete Sleepers
B.O. Omondi, H. Sol and S.M. Shitote
TRACK CONDITION MONITORING AND MAINTENANCE
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY C. VALE AND A. BRACCIALI
39 Ballasted Track Superstructures: Performance of Innovative Railway Sleepers
M. Guerrieri and D. Ticali
40 CALEPIN: Optimizing Track Works during the Summer
E. Laurans, P. Mirambeau, P. Petit and P. Pouligny
41 Optimization of Track Maintenance Scheduling considering the Use of Multiple Tamping Machine Types
L. Quiroga and E. Schnieder
42 The Impact of Rail Corrugation on the Degradation of Ballast
J.N. Varandas, R. Silva, M.A.G. Silva, N. Lopes and P. Hölscher
43 A Track Quality Monitoring System Designed to be Installed on Vehicles in Normal Operation
A.N. Barbera, R. Corradi, P. Barilaro, Z. Li and P.L. Wacrenier
44 Optimization of the Maintenance of Locomotives using a Consolidated Indicators Panel
L.M. Vianna, I.A. Júnior, G.M.C. Viglioni, L.A.S. Lopes, R.A.M. Bandeira and M.N. Machados
45 The Geometrical Rail Track Degradation Process in the Portuguese Northern Line using a Stochastic Model
C. Vale and M.L. Simões
46 Anomaly Detection in Curve Streams using the Fisher Score Test: Application to Railway Switch Monitoring
E. Côme, A. Samé, P. Aknin and M. Antoni
47 A New Method to Evaluate Track Conditions over Time
N. Bosso, A. Gugliotta and N. Zampieri
48 Predictive Railway Maintenance based on Statistical Analysis of Track Geometric Parameters
R. Insa, P. Salvador and J. Inarejos
49 Monitoring of Interaction between Railway Superstructure and Bridge
O. Plasek, O. Svabensky and M. Valenta
50 Monitoring for Track Works
E. Laurans, P. Petit, J-M. Pissot and P. Pouligny
51 High-Speed Alternating Current Field Measurement Inspection of Rails
B. Blakeley and M. Lugg
52 A Mathematical Model for Railway Track Settlement
A. Chudzikiewicz, J. Drozdziel, B. Sowinski and A. Szulczyk
53 Modelling the Railway Track Infrastructure Variability for Maintenance Operations Optimization
N. Rhayma, Ph. Bressolette, P. Breul and S. Costa D'Aguiar
54 Heavy Rail Maintenance Machinery and System Innovations: The Technical, Procedural and Human Challenges Posed by Their Introduction and Piloting within the United Kingdom
B. Counter, A. Abutair, A. Franklin and D. Tann
VEHICLE STABILITY AND CURVING ISSUES
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY K. ZBOINSKI AND S. IWNICKI
55 The Assessment of Railway Track Conicity and the Question of Limit Radius
Y. Bezin and A. Alonso
56 A Study of the Steering Ability Index for Railway Vehicles
G. Shen and H. Wang
57 Stabilization of Single Axle Truck Hunting Motion using a Gyroscopic Damper with a Gravitational Restoring Mechanism
S.P. Lin, D. Tomimatsu, K. Nishimura, H. Yabuno and Y. Suda
58 Design Principles for High Speed Vehicle Suspensions based on Hunting Stability
C.H. Huang, J. Zeng, R. Luo, Y.J. Wang and N. Wu
59 Mechanical Semi-Active Control for Radial Steering Curving of Railway Vehicles
H. Wang and G. Shen
60 Optimisation of Railway Polynomial Transition Curves: A Method and Results
K. Zboinski and P. Woznica
61 A Comparative Study of Two Different Anti-hunting Modes for High-Speed Bogies
M.W. Piao, S.L. Liang, W.G. Kong, Z.G. Fang and W.Z. Zhao
62 Research on Linear and Nonlinear Stability of Wheelsets with Primary Suspension
H. Dong, J. Zeng, Y. Wang, R. Luo and Z.P. Yang
63 Roller Rig Implementation of Active Wheelset Steering
J. Kalivoda and P. Bauer
64 Research on the Swaying Phenomenon of the High-Speed Electric Multiple Unit
R. Luo, J. Zeng, H.Y. Dai and W.X. Teng
65 Dynamic Characteristics of a New Guiding System
J.M.C.S. André
66 Eigenvalue Analysis of Railroad Vehicles Including Track Flexibility
J.L. Escalona, R. Chamorro and A.M. Recuero
67 A Simulation Study of the Track Gauge Influence on Railway Vehicle Stability in Curves
K. Zboinski and M. Dusza
68 How to Find a Compromise between Track Friendliness and the Ability to Run at High Speed
E. Andersson, S. Stichel, A. Orvnäs and R. Persson
69 Computer Aided Design for Spatial Railway Transition Curves
L. Lazarevic, Z. Popovic and L. Puzavac
MODELLING AND SIMULATION TECHNIQUES IN RAILWAY DYNAMICS FOR VIRTUAL HOMOLOGATION
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY B. SUAREZ AND A. FACCHINETTI
70 Simulation Tools for Virtual Homologation of Pantographs
J.-P. Massat, C. Laurent, T.M.L. Nguyen-Tajan, A. Facchinetti and S. Bruni
71 Reliable Stress Predictions for the Design of High Speed Trains
S.S. Ding, L.F. Jin, M. Gong, A.Q. Tian and Z. Zhang
72 Experience with the Testing of Railway Vehicles according to the European Standards
J. Capek and Z. Malkovský
73 Middle-Frequency Wheel-Rail Contact Forces of High Speed Trains and the Validation of a Model with Field Measurements
X.C. Jin
74 Mesh Sensitivity Analysis in the Design of High Speed Trains
A.Q. Tian, L.F. Jin, M. Gong, S.S. Ding and Z. Zhang
75 The Influence of Modelling of the Suspension Components on the Virtual Homologation of a Railway Vehicle
L. Mazzola, S. Alfi and S. Bruni
76 A Simulation of Train Overriding and Lateral Buckling during Collision Accidents
J.W. Sun, L.H. Ren and W.B. Wang
77 The Influence of the Inter-Vehicle Suspension on the High Speed Electric Multiple Unit
Y. Wang, C.H. Huang, H.J. Kang, X.W. Song and J.Y. Guo
78 SiPESC Based Optimization for the Design of High Speed Trains
M. Gong, A.Q. Tian, S.S. Ding, S. Zhang and Z. Zhang
79 A Dynamic Study of a High Speed Electric Multiple Unit Based on a Flexible Car Body
P.B. Wu, Y.L. Shan, H.C. Wu and J. Zeng
80 Numerical Studies of Rivets in the Design of a High Speed Train
Z. Zhang, H.F. Ye, L.F. Jin, Y.L. Liu, Z.Q. Xie and H.W. Zhang
NON-INTRUSIVE INSPECTION AND DATA ANALYSIS FOR PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY J. JAISWAL AND Z. LI
81 Condition Monitoring of Railway Components using Optical Fibre Bragg Grating Sensors
S.J. Buggy, S.W. James, S. Staines, R. Carroll, P. Kitson, D. Farrington, L. Drewett, J. Jaiswal and R.P. Tatam
82 Reinforcement Analysis of a Railway Arch Bridge
S.G. Cao, R.L. Chen and H.L. Tan
83 Genetic Algorithms for Optimization of Railway Track Maintenance and Renewal Activities
H. Guler, C. Hosgor, Y. Yavuz, M. Kurkcuoglu and V. Isler
84 Detection of Bolt Tightness of Fish-plated Joints using Axle Box Acceleration
Z. Li, M. Oregui, R. Carroll, S. Li and J. Moraal
85 Maintenance Performance Indicators for Railway Infrastructure Management
C. Stenström, A. Parida and D. Galar
86 Ultrasonic Testing of Hollow Axles with a Conical Rotation Scanner Phased Array Probe
U. Völz, R. Boehm, T. Heckel and W. Spruch
87 Fatigue Crack Growth in Railway Steel
D.F.C. Peixoto, P.M.S.T. de Castro and L.A.A. Ferreira
88 A Method of Measurement for the Diameter of Wheel Sets using Encoders
J. Kosmol and A. Kolka
89 Virtual Maintenance Laboratory (VirMaLab): A Modelling Approach for Optimizing Maintenance Strategies
L. Bouillaut, P. Aknin, I. Ayadi and S. Bondeux
90 On a Methodical Design Approach for Train Self-Powered Hot Box Detectors
M. Koch, M. Kurch and D. Mayer
WHEEL-RAIL CONTACT TRIBOLOGY
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY R. LEWIS AND U. OLOFSSON
91 A Field Test Study of Leaf Contamination on Railhead Surfaces
Y. Zhu, U. Olofsson and R. Nilsson
92 Optimization of the Planning and Control of Locomotive Wheel Machining
L.M. Vianna, L.A.S. Lopes, L.M. Vianna and G.M.C. Viglioni
93 Uniform Wheel Wear of a Two Axle Freight Vehicle with Friction Dampers
C. Casanueva, P.-A. Jönsson and S. Stichel
94 MXRAIL: A Numerical Tool for the Design and Maintenance of Rails subject to Fatigue and Fracture
K. Dang Van
95 The Suitability of Using Accumulated Plastic Strain to Assess the Damage at the Rail-Wheel Interfaces
I.U. Wickramasinghe, D. Hargreaves and D. De Pellegrin
96 Squat Formation on Train Rails: Origination
M.J.M.M. Steenbergen
97 Squat Formation on Train Rails: Growth
M.J.M.M. Steenbergen
98 Rail Wear: Understanding the Effect of Third Body Materials
C. Hardwick, R. Lewis, D.T. Eadie and A. Rovira
99 Wheel Wear Predictions and Analyses of High-Speed Trains
X.C. Jin, S.G. Sun and Q. Li
100 Wear Modelling in Railway Vehicles: Development and Implementation of an Innovative Model for the Prediction of the Wheel Profile Evolution due to Wear
J. Auciello, M. Ignesti, L. Marini, E. Meli, A. Rindi and P. Toni
MODELS FOR RAILWAY VEHICLE-INFRASTRUCTURE INTERACTION
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY J.E. ABDALLA FILHO AND T. MAZILU
101 Preliminary Simulation and Design of a Weight in Motion System
A. Rindi, L. Pugi and E. Meli
102 The Effect of the R-Value on the Lifetime of Cracked Head-Hardened Steel Rails for Subways
H.P. Rossmanith and J. Broger
103 Criteria for Ballast Flight Initiation Induced by High Speed Trains
F. Sorribes, F. Navarro-Medina, A. Sanz-Andrés, I. Perez-Grande, A. Martínez, E. Vega, A. Mascaraque, M. Rodriguez-Plaza, I.J. Iglesias Díaz, A. Andres-Alguacil and D. Alonso Gimeno
104 Railway Vehicle-Bridge Interaction Considering Wheel-Rail Contact, Track Irregularities and Speed Variations
L.F.M. Beghetto and J.E. Abdalla Filho
105 Evaluating the Performance of Three Dimensional Finite Element Modelling of High-Speed Trains
A. El Kacimi, P.K. Woodward, O. Laghrouche and G. Medero
106 Development of a Vehicle Guide Device for use on a Ballasted Track
M. Kusuda
107 The Influence of Track Stiffness on the Measurement of the Wheel Rail Contact Force
A. Bracciali, L. Di Benedetto, F. Piccioli and M. Cavalletti
108 Dynamic Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Floating Slabs
R. Carrazedo, J.T. Carvalho and A.R. Takeuti
ANALYTICAL AND SEMI-ANALYTICAL METHODS FOR VIBRATION ANALYSIS OF RAIL-FOUNDATION STRUCTURES
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY P. KOZIOL AND Z. DIMITROVOVÁ
109 Estimation of Parameters for Soil Vibration Caused by Railway Traffic
S.N. Polukoshko, V.F. Gonca and E.V. Uspenska
110 The Influence of Subgrade Subsidence on Train Track Dynamic Interaction
E.J. OBrien, A. Taheri and K. Gavin
111 Dynamic Effects in Bernoulli-Euler Beams subject to a Moving Load with Variable Speed
R. Bogacz and K. Frischmuth
112 The Response of a Double-Beam on a Nonlinear Foundation arising from a Moving Load
Z. Hryniewicz and P. Koziol
113 Phase Anticipating in Two Forced Self-Sustained Oscillators
T. Pyragiene
114 Moving Loads on a Visco-Elastically Supported Beam with Localized Disturbances
Z. Dimitrovová
115 Railway Traffic Effects on Structures and the Environment
J. Bencat and J. Konar
116 An Analysis of the Dynamic Effects of Periodic Structures subject to a Moving Load
R. Bogacz, T. Krzyzynski and P. Koziol
RAIL-SOIL MODELLING AND VIBRATIONS ATTENUATION FOR TRAIN TRANSPORTATION
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY M. MATOS NEVES AND P. KOZIOL
117 Modelling of Vibrations in Tunnels using the Finite Element Method with Perfectly Matched Layers
P. Lopes, P. Alves Costa, R. Calçada and A. Silva Cardoso
118 On the Modelling of Elastomeric Isolators to Predict the Attenuation of Track Vibration
V. Fonsterè, J. Peset, C. Saborido, A. Rodríguez and J. Poblet
119 Wavelet-Based Analysis of a Multilayered Foundation subject to a Moving Load Using Generalized Coiflets
P. Koziol and M.M. Neves
120 The Wavelet Finite Element Analysis of a Beam subject to a Moving Load
M. Musuva and C. Mares
121 Efficiency of Ballast Mats for the Reduction of Vibrations Induced by Traffic: A Parametric Study
P. Alves Costa, P. Lopes, R. Calçada and A. Silva Cardoso
122 Viscoelastic Layer under Moving Load: Vibration Response using a Coiflet Expansion and the Finite Element Method
M.M. Neves and P. Koziol
123 A Time Domain Boundary Element-Finite Element Coupling Approach based on the Finite Element Implicit Green's Functions for Induced Vibrations from High-Speed Trains
A. Romero, J. Maestre, J. Domínguez and P. Galvín
124 A Comparison of Environmental Vibratory Effects of Railway Rolling Stock using a Compound Multibody-Finite Element Model
G. Kouroussis, C. Conti and O. Verlinden
TRAMWAY SYSTEMS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY P. FISETTE AND H. SUGIYAMA
125 Technical State Monitoring Systems for Light Rail Vehicles and Tracks
B. Firlik and A. Chudzikiewicz
126 Vehicle-Turnout Interactions on Tramways with Multiple Wheel-Rail Contact
H. Sugiyama, T. Sekiguchi, Y. Suda, H. Kagaya and H. Ezaki
127 MoKoBa: A Model-Configuration Kit for the MBS-Simulation of Light-Rail Vehicles
M. Schwickert and C. Schindler
128 Condition Monitoring Algorithms for Light Rail Vehicle Suspension
B. Firlik and B. Sowinski
129 Sharp Curve Negotiation Analysis of Tramcar Vehicles with Different Bogie Architectures
R. Corradi, G. Diana and A. Facchinetti
CHARACTERIZATION, PERFORMANCE EVALUATION AND PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS OF THE FOUNDATION AND TRACK-BED LAYERS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY E. FORTUNATO AND A. ROBINET
130 The Falling Weight Deflectometer: Application to Railway Substructure Evaluation
J. Fernandes, A. Paixão, S. Fontul and E. Fortunato
131 New Design Criteria for Railway Infrastructure: Application to a Spanish High Speed Line
I. Gallego, S. Sanchez-Cambronero, A. Rivas and E. Laguna
132 A Comparative Analysis of Railway Ballast
H. Guler and N. Mert
133 The Water Effect on the Cyclic Mechanical Behaviour of a Blanket Soil Layer of an Old Railway in France
V.-N. Trinh, A.-M. Tang, Y.-J. Cui, T.-V. Duong, J.-C. Dupla, J. Canou, N. Calon and A. Robinet
134 Non Destructive Tests for Evaluation of Railway Platforms: Application of Ground Penetrating Radar
S. Fontul, E. Fortunato, F. De Chiara and A. Paixão
SWITCHES AND CROSSINGS: TESTING, MODELLING AND SIMULATION
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY E. KASSA AND V. MARKINE
135 Technical Development of Inspection Methods for Switches and Crossings in the East Japan Railway Company
Y. Hori
136 Simulation of Train-Turnout Interaction and Validation using Field Measurements
C. Wan, V.L. Markine and I.Y. Shevtsov
137 Field Experimental Studies of Railway Switches and Crossings
A. Cornish, E. Kassa and R. Smith
138 Modelling Turnout Behaviour when Achieving a Neutral Temperature
T. Arts, V.L. Markine and I.Y. Shevtsov
139 A Multi-Point Contact Detection Algorithm Combined with Approximate Contact Stress Theories
I. Coleman, E. Kassa and R. Smith
TRACKBED ASSESSMENT AND IMPROVEMENT
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY N. THOM AND L. HORNÍCEK
140 Measurement of the Magnitude of the Contact Area between Under Sleeper Pads and Ballast Bed Aggregates
L. Hornícek
141 Three-Dimensional Finite Element Analysis of Sleeper Vibration with the Influence of Ballast
H. Sakai and A. Aikawa
142 Design of a Cover Element for Slab Track Systems
A. Andreatta, Y. Theiner, J. Feix, G. Hofstetter, M. Kowalski and S. Knittel
143 The Effect of Under-Sleeper Pads on Trackbed Deterioration Rate
N.H. Thom and J. Roberts
MODELLING OF RAILWAY TRACK-VEHICLE INTERACTION AT HIGH FREQUENCIES
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY L. BAEZA, A. RODA AND J. SANTAMARIA
144 The Influence of Wheelflats on the Railway Track Dynamic Response in a Time-Domain Model
R. Fesharakifard, A. Dequidt and T. Tison
145 Topographic Modelling of a Railway Track using a Global Navigation Satellite System
N.C. Dias, N.F. Henriques, J.M.F. Calado, M.A. Calado and S.S. Mariano
146 Selected Numerical Calculations for a Reinforced Track Substructure Subject to Various Static and Dynamic Loads
J. Kukulski
VIBRATION ANALYSIS OF TRAIN-BRIDGE TIME-VARYING SYSTEMS AND THEIR APPLICATION
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY R.L. CHEN AND Q.S. LI
147 A Review of the Trends in the Development of Dynamic Algorithms for Train-Bridge Time-Varying Systems
R.L. Chen, R.H. Gao, S.G. Cao, Z. Tang, S.J. Tang, X.Q. Xiao, Y.Q. Liu and H.B. Hu
148 Mechanical Performance of Heavy Haul Railway Bridges Retrofitted using External Prestressing CFRP Tendons
F. Xu, L.H. Xu, H. Zeng and J. Ding
149 Coupled Vibration Analysis of a Train-Rail-Bridge System Based on Multi-Body Dynamics
Z.J. Chen, H.P. Zhu, Z.Q. Qian, J. Li and H.Y. Cao
AERODYNAMICS AND CROSSWIND
150 Numerical Investigations on the Inter-Car-Gap Flow for a Generic High Speed Train
F.A. Sousa, J.M. Pereira, J.C.F. Pereira, I. Ali, A. Rüter, V. Alves and F. Rauter
151 The Effect of Windbreaks on Railway Overheads subject to Cross-Winds at O Eixo Viaduct
F. Sorribes, O. Lopez-Garcia, A. Sanz-Andrés, A. Cuerva, J. Meseguer, A. Martínez, E. Vega, S. Avila-Sanchez, A. Mascaraque and J.C. Martínez
152 Large Eddy Simulation of the Flow around a Simplified Train Moving through a Crosswind Flow
S. Krajnovic, P. Ringqvist and B. Basara
153 High-Speed Particle Image Velocimetry of the Underfloor Flow of a Generic High-Speed Train Model
M. Jönsson, C. Wagner and S. Loose
154 An Investigation on the Effects of Embankment Design on Railway Vehicle Aerodynamic Coefficients
F. Cheli, F. Galli, S. Giappino, P. Schito and G. Tomasini
155 How a Ballast Bed Smoothes the Pressure Wave Created by a Train Entering a Tunnel
J.M.C.S. André
156 Mode Decomposition of Flow Structures in the Wake of Two High-Speed Trains
T.W. Muld, G. Efraimsson and D.S. Henningson
157 Aerodynamic Shape Optimization of High-Speed Trains
S. Krajnovic, E. Helgason and H.E. Hafsteinsson
158 Shape Optimization of Train Head Cars using Adjoint-based Computational Fluid Dynamics
D. Jakubek and C. Wagner
159 Static Pressure Impact on Aerodynamics of High Speed Railway Tunnels
N. Montenegro, F. Sorribes, O. Lopez-Garcia, F. Navarro-Medina, A. Sanz-Andrés and R. Rodríguez-Illanes
160 Numerical-Experimental Analysis of Wind-Break Fences for High Speed Railway Lines
F. Cheli, F. Ripamonti, P. Schito and G. Tomasini
161 Wind Tunnel Experiments with a High-Speed Train Model subject to Cross Wind Conditions
J. Haff, H. Richard, U. Fey, T. Kowalski, S. Loose and C. Wagner
162 Large Eddy Simulation of the Flow around one Single-Stacked Container Freight Wagon
J. Östh and S. Krajnovic
163 Experimental Study of the Compression-Wave Generation due to Train-Tunnel Entry
D. Heine and K. Ehrenfried
164 A Numerical Investigation of Time-Dependent Cross-Wind Effects on an Idealised Leading Rail Car
S. Schiffer and C. Wagner
165 Aerodynamic Optimization of the ICE 2 High-Speed Train Nose using a Genetic Algorithm and Metamodels
J. Muñoz-Paniagua, J. García, A. Crespo and S. Krajnovic
RAILWAY STRATEGIES AND POLICIES
166 The Influence of Varying Vehicle Mass and Aerodynamic Drag on Monetary Energy Savings over the Life Cycle of a High-Speed Train
J. Pagenkopf, M. Fischer, S. Ehrenberger and H. Dittus
167 Technology Assessment in the High-Speed Train Manufacturing Industry: Evidence from a Case Study
S. Martins Moretto, A. Pastrana Palma and A. Brandão Moniz
168 The Potential for Passenger Rail Transportation in the Republic of Serbia
Z. Popovic, L. Lazarevic and L. Puzavac
169 Railway Certification: Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety Calculations
J. Faria, J. Almeida, R. Cordeiro, J. Rodrigues and R. Barbosa
170 Economic Analysis for Rail Projects using Fuzzy Set Theory
D. Al Sheikh, M. El-Cheikh and J. Omran
171 An Analysis of Service Quality Provided to InterRailers in Italy, Greece and Croatia
C. Dinis Fernandes and M. Sarmento
ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT
172 A Simulation Tool for Train Energy Consumption and Recoverable Energy
J. de D. Sanz Bobi, R. Loiero and A. De Ribera Martín
173 Particle Emissions from Rail Vehicles: A Review
S. Abbasi, U. Sellgren and U. Olofsson
174 A Permanent Magnet-Electrically Excited Motor for High-Speed Train Applications
M. Schier, F. Rinderknecht and H. Dittus
175 The Smart Grid Applied to Railway Traction Systems: A Vision for Integration
T.W. Palfreyman
176 A New Approach to the Assessment of the Unbalance Produced by Railway Networks
J. de D. Sanz Bobi and R. Loiero
SAFETY, COMMUNICATION AND OPERATIONS
177 Models of High Speed Train Emergency Braking Deceleration for the Definition of Automatic Train Protection Intervention Curves
M. Malvezzi, L. Pugi, S. Papini, G. Vettori, L. Conti and S. Tesi
178 Algorithms for Embedded Anti-Collision Devices for Rolling Stock Safety Tasks
A. Levchenkov, M. Gorobetz, P. Balckars and I. Alps
179 Operational and Technical Testing of the European Train Control System
L. Ebrecht, M. Meyer zu Hörste and K. Lemmer
180 Development of a Train Approach Alarm System with GPS-Linked Mobile Phones
Y. Haranou
181 Finding a Real Passenger Path in a Complex Transit Network Using a Smart Card Record
J. Min, J. Park, S. Oh and M. Sohn
TILTING AND CONTROL SYSTEMS
182 Suppression of Low-Frequency Lateral Vibration by Improving the Response of Pneumatic Actuators for Tilt Control
A. Kazato, S. Kamoshita and Y. Yamanaga
183 Advanced Diagnostics for a Position Control System of the Pantographs of Tilting Trains
D. Bolognese, D. Ferrara, G. Jacazio and M. Sorli
184 The Infrastructure Costs of New Tracks for Tilting Trains compared with Non-Tilting Trains
H.L. Rho, G.S. Kim and S.H. Han
185 Application of Different Control Techniques to Railway Semi-Active Suspension Systems
B. Allotta, L. Pugi, V. Colla, F. Bartolini and F. Cangioli
PANTOGRAPH-CATENARY DYNAMICS
186 Sensitivity Analysis and Optimization Design of a Pantograph for a High-Speed Train
J.S. Paik, Y.G. Kim, J.H. Lee, T.W. Park and K.H. Kim
187 PANTOBOT: A Computer Vision System for the Automatic Inspection of Locomotive Pantographs
M. Sacchi, L. Ascari, S. Cagnoni, A. Piazzi and D. Spagnoletti
188 Optimal Control of Pantograph-Catenary Systems using MatLab
An. Matvejevs and Al. Matvejevs
RAILWAY NOISE
189 A Variable-Directivity Locomotive Horn for Minimization of Wayside Noise Impact
J.C. Ross, B.K. Parida, A.K. Zaouk, G. Nash and S.K. Punwani
190 Aeroacoustics of a High-Speed Train Double Model at High Reynolds Numbers
A. Lauterbach, K. Ehrenfried, S. Loose and C. Wagner
191 A New Noise Reduction System for Interior Noise in Railway Vehicles
M. Asahina, K. Yamamoto, S. Mamada and D. Sato
STATION DESIGN
192 Building a High-Speed Railway Station in Girona
V. Pujol Baldellou, J. Tomas Acosta, C. Ramos Moreno, Á.C. Aparicio Bengoechea and G. Ramos Schneider
193 Contemporary Architecture: Station Design for the Diffuse Loci of Travel
E. Ginelli and L. Castiglioni

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