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PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RAILWAY TECHNOLOGY: RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE
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SPECIAL SESSION: ADVANCES IN MECHANICS OF HIGH-SPEED TRAINS
ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR G.W. YANG AND PROFESSOR X.S. JIN
1 High-Speed Feeder Passenger Train: NGT Link
D. Krüger and J. Winter
2 Hunting of Railway Vehicle under Actions of Steady Aerodynamic Loads in Open Air
X.H. Zeng, J. Lai, G.W. Yang and M.B. Liu
3 Effect of Corrugation of High-Speed Railways on the Dynamic Response of Vehicle and Track
L. Wu, Y.L. Gu, H.Y. Wang, Z.F. Wen and X.S. Jin
4 Numerical Simulations Investigations of Flow Fields Underneath the High Speed Trains
G. Zhao, H. Li, Y. Yao, D. Guo and G. Yang
5 On-Track Tests and Simulation of Active Secondary Suspension on a Rail Vehicle
A. Qazizadeh, R. Persson and S. Stichel
6 Drag-Reduction Design on High-Speed Trains with Intelligent Optimization Algorithm
G.W. Yang, S.B. Yao and D.L. Guo
7 Vibroacoustic Problems in High Speed Trains
F. Sorribes-Palmer, G. Alonso and A. Sanz-Andres
8 Characteristics of Train Noise in Crosswind Conditions
Z.X. Sun, G.W. Yang and D.L. Guo
9 Reduction of Carbody Flexural Vibration by High-Damping Elastic Support of Equipment
T. Tomioka, T. Takigami, K. Aida and Y. Akiyama
10 A New Wheel-Rail Contact Model Integrated into a Coupled Vehicle-Track System Model considering Wheelset Bending
S.Q. Zhong, X.B. Xiao, Z.F. Wen and X.S. Jin
11 The Influence of the Fairing Shape and Cross Winds on the Aerodynamic Characteristics of Pantograph
D.L. Guo, Y. Yao, S.B. Yao and G.W. Yang
12 Adhesion Control for a High Speed Train with Multiple Induction Motors Fed by a Single Inverter
S. Wang, X. Tu, Z.P. Yang, F. Lin and Y. Xu
13 Influence of Rail Top Contamination on Transient Rolling Contact of a High Speed Driving Wheel
X. Zhao, Z. Wen, M. Zhu and X. Jin
14 Numerical Analysis of High-Speed Wheel/Rail Adhesion Considering Non-Newtonian Interfacial Liquids, Elastic-Plastic Contact and Temperature
B. Wu, Z. Wen, H. Wang, M. Zhu and X. Jin
15 Impact of Rail Cant on the Wheel-Rail Contact Geometry Relationship of Worn Tread
F. Gan and H. Dai
16 Influence of Rail Cant and Profile on High-Speed Wheel/Rail Contact Behavior and Wheel Wear
G.Q. Tao, Z.F. Wen, X. Zhao, D.B. Cui and X.S. Jin
17 The Research of the Relation between Wheel Re-Profile and Wheel-Rail Dynamics for the Jing-Jin Inter-City High-Speed CRH3C EMU
X.Q. Dong, Y.M. Wang, Z.S. Ren and L.D. Wang
18 Effect of Rail Vibration Absorber on Track Dynamical Behavior under High-Speed Moving Wheel Load
Y. Zhao, X.B. Xiao, Z.F. Wen and X.S. Jin
19 A Novel Real-time Traction Force Reference Distribution Adhesion Control for High-Speed Trains
L. Hu, J.F. Qin, Z.P. Yang, C. Geng and F. Lin
20 Study on Bogie Lateral Stability with One Simple Type of Non-Smooth Element
H. Dong, J. Zeng, B. Zhang and W. Yong
21 Research on the Hunting Instability criteria for High Speed Vehicles
L. Wei, J. Zeng and R. Luo
22 Stochastic Bifurcation of Railway Suspended Wheelset
B. Zhang, J. Zeng and H. Dong
SPECIAL SESSION: TRAIN AERODYNAMICS
ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR S. KRAJNOVIC AND PROFESSOR C. WAGNER
23 The Measurement of Train Aerodynamic Phenomena in Operational Conditions
C. Baker, A. Quinn, H. Hemida, M. Sterling, M. Gallagher, J. Morden and S. Jordan
24 Numerical and Experimental Studies of Train Geometries Subject to Cross Winds
M.M. Fragner, K.A. Weinman, R. Deiterding, U. Fey and C. Wagner
25 The Grid Strategy of High Reliable Numerical Simulations for Aerodynamic Performance of High-Speed Trains
C.W. Jiang, Z.X. Gao, J.S. Yang and C.H. Lee
26 Shape Optimization of High-Speed Train with Multiple Aerodynamic Properties
M. Suzuki, M. Satou, T. Ogawa and N. Okura
27 The Influence of Incoming Wind Profile and Its Self-Sustainability on Mean Force Applied on the High Speed Train Under Cross Wind
D. Zou, W.H. Zhang and G.M. Mei
28 Effects of Section Parameters on Rain Loads on High-Speed Trains under Crosswind
C.H. Xu, C.W. Jiang, Z.X. Gao and C.H. Lee
29 Effects of Nose Shape and Tunnel Cross-Sectional Area on Aerodynamic Drag of Train Travelling in Tunnels
J.K. Choi, S.M. Jeung and K.H. Kim
30 Aerodynamic Loads on Lightweight Railway Vehicles for the Evaluation of Rollover Risk
F. Cheli, S. Giappino, G. Tomasini, M. Villani and G. Zanetti
31 Experimental Study on the effect of Crosswind on a Container Train with Different Load Configurations
S. Giappino, S. Melzi, G. Tomasini and M. Villani
32 Experimental Investigation of Topological Changes in the Flow Field around High-Speed Trains with respect to Reynolds Number Scaling Effects
U. Fey, J. Haff, M. Jönsson, S. Loose and C. Wagner
33 Numerical Simulation of the Aerodynamic Behavior of High Velocity Trains under Synthetic Crosswinds of Different Shear and Turbulence Characteristics
J. García, J. Muñoz, A. Jiménez, E. Migoya and A. Crespo
34 Development of a Numerical Modelling of Snow Accumulation on a High Speed Train
N. Paradot, E. Allain, R. Croué, X. De La Casa and J. Pauline
35 High Speed Regulation in Extreme Conditions
G. Saussine and O. Néel
36 Modeling of Aerodynamic Loads on Infrastructure Elements for High Speed Trains
S.M. Kaplunov, B.N. Chetverushkin, S.I. Doubinskiy, N.G. Valles and E.A. Dronova
37 Simplified Model to Estimate Forces on Track Side Objects
S. Rutschmann and K. Ehrenfried
38 Unsteady Simulations in Train Aerodynamics
S. Krajnovic
39 Aerodynamic Shape Optimisation of a High Speed Train Locomotive using Adjoint Solver
M. Bujny, A.B. Jaworski and J. Rokicki
40 Aerodynamic Shape Optimization of the Nose of a High-Speed Train subjected to Cross-Wind Conditions
J. Muñoz-Paniagua, J. García and A. Crespo
41 Numerical Study of Streamlined Trains
F. Carmona, I. Pereira and J.M.C.S. André
42 Study of the Geometry of a Ventilated Tunnel Portal to Reduce the Pressure-Wave Gradient in Railway Tunnels
D. Heine, G. Lauenroth, S. Huntgeburth and K. Ehrenfried
43 Experimental Investigation of the Three-Dimensional Boundary Layer in the Nose of a Concept Train
I. Pereira and J.M.C.S. André
SPECIAL SESSION: GEOTECHNICAL ASPECTS IN RAIL-TRACK PERFORMANCE
ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR A. GOMES CORREIA, DR S. COSTA D'AGUIAR AND DR Y. MOMOYA
44 Reuse of Degraded Ballast to Roadbed Improvement
Y. Momoya, K. Itou and T. Nakamura
45 New Recycled Aggregates with Enhanced Performance for Railway Track Bed and Form Layers
C. Saborido Amate
46 Mechanical Behavior of Interlayer Soil in Ancient Railway Sub-Structure
T.V. Duong, A.M. Tang, Y.-J. Cui, V.N. Trinh, J.-C. Dupla, N. Calon, J. Canou and A. Robinet
47 Trackbed Evolution on the French Railway Network
N. Calon, A. Robinet and V.N. Trinh
48 Increasing Loading Frequency: Effects on Railway Platform Materials
F. Lamas-Lopez, Y.J. Cui, J.C. Dupla, J. Canou, A.M. Tang, S. Costa D'Aguiar N. Calon and A. Robinet
49 Stress Increments due to an Embankment Load
M.A. Mánica and E. Botero
50 Vulnerability Assessment of Railway Track Buckling During Severe Thermal Events
M.A. Bradford
51 Numerical Prediction of Permanent Deformation in Asphalt Track Foundation
S. Lee, J. Lee, Y. Lim, G. Song and M. Sagong
52 Prestressed Concrete Sleeper Response during an Evaluative Test: Effect of Fatigue
V. Veselý, H. Šimonová, Z. Keršner, V. Bílek, T. Mosler and L. Culík
53 Ballasted Track Maintenance with a Multi-Unit Tamping Machine: A Numerical Discrete Efficiency Comparison
C. Voivret, R. Perales and G. Saussine
54 The Influence of Moving Load Speed on the Cyclic Response of a Railway Track Platform
V. Alves Fernandes, S. Costa D'Aguiar and F. Lopez-Caballero
55 Investigating the Railway Infrastructure through Numerical Analysis for Ground Stabilization Solutions
D. Zangani and C. Fuggini
56 Determination of Soil Dynamic Parameters by the Panda 3®: Railways Platform Case
M.A. Benz-Navarrete, E. Escobar, Y. Haddani, R. Gourves, S. Costa D'Aguiar and N. Calon
57 Importance of Non-Linear Soil Behaviour on Modelling Rail Track Response
J. Cunha and A. Gomes Correia
58 Assessment of the Double Integration Method using Accelerometers Data for Conventional Railway Platforms
F. Lamas-Lopez, V. Alves-Fernandes, Y.J. Cui, S. Costa D'Aguiar, N. Calon, J. Canou, J.C. Dupla, A.M. Tang and A. Robinet
59 Hydrogeological Simulation of the Impact of Jet Grouting on Seine Alluvial Groundwater
S. Lahore, X. Foca, P. Gregori and A. Courtin
60 Analysis of Hydraulic System Response for Works Optimisation on Conventional Railways
M.-A. Moulin, G. Bochaton and N. Calon
61 Shielding Structures From High Speed Rail Vibrations Using Wave Barriers
D.P. Connolly, G. Kouroussis, O. Laghrouche, O. Verlinden and P.K. Woodward
62 Influence of Under Sleeper Pads on Track Quality in the Czech Republic
O. Plasek, M. Hruzikova, R. Svoboda and J. Bilek
63 Development of Panels for Asphalt Track
J.W. Lee, S.H. Lee, I.H. Baek and C.H. Seok
SPECIAL SESSION: DYNAMICS OF RAILWAY BRIDGES
ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR J.M. GOICOLEA, PROFESSOR R.A.B. CALÇADA AND PROFESSOR R. KAROUMI
64 Modelling Railway Bridge Asset Management using Petri-Net Modelling Techniques
B.L. Le and J.D. Andrews
65 Modelling Alternatives in the Dynamic Interaction of Freight Trains and Bridges
T. Arvidsson and R. Karoumi
66 Assessment of the Safety of a Short Span High-Speed Railway Bridge using an Efficient Probabilistic Methodology
J.M. Rocha, A.A. Henriques and R. Calçada
67 Extending the Assessment Dynamic Ratio to Railway Bridges
D. Cantero, E.J. O'Brien and R. Karoumi
68 Experiences from Designing Bridges for Higher Speeds
J. Bujnak and J. Wyrwal
69 Monitoring of Railway Viaducts and Bridges
H. De Backer, A. Outtier, K. Schotte, W. Nagy and P. Van Bogaert
70 A Reduced Model for Robust Control of Longitudinal Vibration of Floating Cable-Stayed Bridge Induced by Train Braking and Moving Vertical Loads
W.-L. Qu, J. Liu, Y.-L. Pi and M.A. Bradford
71 A Three Dimensional Train-Structure Interaction Methodology: Experimental Validation
P.A. Montenegro, S.G.M. Neves, R. Calçada, M. Tanabe and M. Sogabe
72 Stability of Tapered Half-Through Girder High Strength Steel Railway Bridges
M.A. Bradford and H.Y. Ban
73 Assessment of Long-Term Structural Health at Villanueva del Jalón Viaduct
E. Moliner and M. Cuadrado
74 Finite Element Analysis of a Masonry Arch Railway Bridge using Polyurethane Polymer
P.K. Woodward, O. Laghrouche and S. Thomas
75 Dynamic Responses of Railway Bridge Ends: A Systems Performance Improvement by Application of Ballast Glue/Bond
S. Kaewunruen
76 Influence of the Vehicle-Structure Interaction in the Design of High-Speed Railway Bridges
A. Doménech, P. Museros and M.D. Martínez-Rodrigo
77 Global and Local Dynamic Effects on a Railway Viaduct with Precast Deck
A. Meixedo, D. Ribeiro, R. Calçada and R. Delgado
78 Design of the Renewal of Slab Track on Existing Steel Vierendeel Railway Bridges
J. Thielemans and B. De Pauw
79 Dynamic Behaviour of a Short Span Filler-Beam Railway Bridge under High Speed Traffic
C. Bonifácio, D. Ribeiro, R. Calçada and R. Delgado
80 Design of a Seismically Isolated Railway Viaduct over Axios River in Northern Greece
A.J. Kappos, I. Papadopoulos and A. Tokatlidis
81 A Direct Method for Analysing the Nonlinear Vehicle-Structure Interaction in High-Speed Railway Lines
S.G.M. Neves, P.A. Montenegro, A.F.M. Azevedo and R. Calçada
82 Dynamic Models for the Running Safety of Trains on Viaducts under Cross Winds
J.M. Goicolea, P. Antolín and J. Oliva
SPECIAL SESSION: TOWARDS AUTOMATED MONITORING AND MAINTENANCE SYSTEMS FOR RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE
ORGANISED BY DR A. NÚÑEZ, DR Z. LI AND PROFESSOR B. DE SCHUTTER
83 Use of Axle-Box Acceleration to monitor Track Vertical Geometry and Short Defects of Rails
S. Neveu, T. Vicol and F. Coudert
84 Track Condition Monitoring System using On-board Sensing Device
H. Tsunashima, A. Matsumoto, H. Mori and A. Asano
85 Automated Monitoring System for Insulated Joints: Preliminary Results using Axle Box Acceleration Measurements
M. Molodova, M. Oregui, A. Núñez, Z. Li and R. Dollevoet
86 Railway Measurement Techniques: Opportunities and Challenges
A. Reiterer, H. Höfler, H. Wölfelschneider, C. Baulig, I. Maindorfer, N. Dimopoulos, S. Schwarzer and M. Dambacher
87 Development of Ultrasonic Testing using Phased Arrays for Rail Flaw Inspection
F. Aoki, M. Takikawa and K. Tanaka
88 Bayesian Reconstruction of 3D Railway Track Geometry by Particle Filter
A. Yoshimura and Y. Naganuma
89 Predicting Track Geometry Exceedances by Using Digital Signal Processing
P. Joksimovic and G. van der Werf
90 Online Measuring of the Wheel and Track Interactional Force Indirectly based on an Extreme Learning Machine Approach
J.F. Guo, W.D. Wang and J.Z. Liu
91 Sleeper Geometry Investigations using Discrete Element Modelling and the Box Test Apparatus
M. Safari Baghsorkhi, S. Laryea, J.-F. Ferellec, C. Chen and G.R. McDowell
92 Research on the Vehicular Detection Technology of Rail Wear based on Machine Vision
H. Wang, W.D. Wang and Y.F. Zhao
93 The Rail: A Sensor for Measurement of Forces Applied by the Wheel
M. Bruner, E. Carano and G. Malavasi
94 Satellite Monitoring of Railway Infrastructure
L. Chang, R. Dollevoet and R.F. Hanssen
95 Monitoring Railway Track by Unmanned Vehicle: Innovation Toward Operational Practice
C. Brogard, N. Pollet, M. Chanas, F. Viguier, B. Landes, G. Saussine, P. Assali and D. Laousse
96 AV-RAMS: Maintenance of High Speed Lines
A. Andrés and A. Calvete
97 Analysis on the Track Irregularity Power Spectral Density of the Beijing-Shanghai High Speed Railway
X.B. Liu, H.Y. Li and W.D. Wang
98 Railway Integration of Midwest - Fico: Track Alignment Optimization
M.L. Barthasson
99 Non-Parametric Bayesian Network to Forecast Railway Disruption Lengths
A.A. Zilko, A.M. Hanea, D. Kurowicka and R.M.P. Goverde
100 Flexible Asset Monitoring System Improves Railway Infrastructure Availability
F.L.J. van den Bos, R. Koopal and N.J. Steentjes
101 A Specific Dynamic Bayesian Network for a Prognosis based Maintenance Strategy
J. Foulliaron, L. Bouillaut, P. Aknin and A. Baros
SPECIAL SESSION: WHEEL-RAIL DAMAGE: INFLUENCING FACTORS AND METALLURGICAL ASPECTS
ORGANISED BY DR M. STEENBERGEN, DR K. SIX AND DR M. ROSENBERGER
102 Numerical Prediction of Fatigue Crack Growth in Railway Components
S.H. Mai, M.L. Nguyen-Tajan and B. Trolle
103 Rolling Contact Fatigue and Wear of Wheel/Rail Simulation: Wheel Thermomechanical Defects in the Russian Railway
I.G. Goryacheva, S.M. Zakharov and E.V. Torskaya
104 Automated Measurement of Near-surface Plastic Shear Strain
G. Trummer, K. Six, C. Marte, A. Meierhofer and C. Sommitsch
105 On Simulating the Thermal Conditions of Martensite Formation on Railway Wheel Treads
L. Sábitz and I. Zobory
106 Influence of Low Temperature on Deformation and Fracture of Rail Steels
F. Yu, B. Jar, and M. Hendry
107 Rail Surface Layer Modification under Train Operation
M.J.M.M. Steenbergen
108 Simulation of Contact Phenomena at Full-Scale Wheel-on-Rail Test Rigs
D. Ullrich
109 Angles and Location of a RCF Crack in Heavy Haul Railways based on the Critical Plane
S. Wang, Y. Zhou, Y. Xu and H. Li
110 Mechanisms of Driving Surface Shear Cracks in Rolling Sliding Contact
W. Daves, M. Kracalik, W.P. Yao and S. Scheriau
111 Rail Performance and Management of Rolling Contact Fatigue under Heavy Axle Load Conditions
D.R. Welsby, C.L. Pun, P.J. Mutton and W. Yan
112 Residual Stress in Wheels: Comparison of Neutron Diffraction and Ultrasonic Methods with Trends in RCF
P.B. Molyneux-Berry, A.J. Bevan, S.Y. Zhang and S. Kabra
113 Towards a Maintenance Free Rail
G. Girsch, A. Joerg and R. Stock
114 Naturally Hard Steel Rails: Development and Feedback from Service
A. Bracciali and F. Piccioli
115 Out-Of-Roundness: Simulation and Real-Life Measurements
R. Schmid, P. Mittermayr, D. Maicz and W. Zottl
116 Chasing the Magic Wear Rate
E. Magel, J. Kalousek and P. Sroba
117 Restoration of Switch Manganese Steels Crossings by Electric Arc Welding in a Robotized Plant
A. Bracciali and M. Salciccia
118 A Microstructural Study of Rolling Contact Fatigue in Rails
J. Wu, R.H. Petrov, M. Naeimi, Z. Li and J. Sietsma
119 Influence of Rail Material to Corrugation on Ballastless High-Speed Railways
X.S. Yao, L. Wu, Y.L. Gu, H.Y. Wang, Z.F. Wen and X.S. Jin
120 Microstructures and Properties of Pulsed Mig Joint of A6n01 Al Alloy
J. Ye, P. Li, S. Yang, X. Deng and B. Gao
SPECIAL SESSION: RAIL TRACK GEOTECHNOLOGY
ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR B. INDRARATNA AND PROFESSOR E. TUTUMLUER
121 Railway Ballast Settlement: A New Predictive Model
G. Saussine, J.C. Quezada, P. Breul and F. Radjai
122 Impact of Ballast Fouling on Rail Tracks
N. Tennakoon, B. Indraratna and S. Nimbalkar
123 Investigation of Ballast Degradation and Fouling Trends using Image Analysis
M. Moaveni, Y. Qian, H. Boler, D. Mishra and E. Tutumluer
124 Recent Research and Practice of Soil-Reinforcing Technologies for Railways in Japan
F. Tatsuoka, K. Watanabe, M. Tateyama and M. Okamoto
125 An Experimental Investigation on the Deformation and Degradation Behaviour of Geogrid-Reinforced Ballast
Sd.K. Karimullah Hussaini, B. Indraratna and J.S. Vinod
126 A Test Section with a Geocomposite Placed to Stabilise the Ballast Bed
L. Hornícek, M. Lidmila and P. Jasanský
127 A Procedure to Assess Subballast Filtration under Cyclic Loading
L.D. Trani and B. Indraratna
128 Computing Stress Cycles in Subsoils for Concrete Slab Tracks subject to High-Speed Trains
E. Nsabimana and Y.H. Jung
129 Classification of Common Geotechnical Failure Types Occurring in Queensland's Heavy Haul Rail Network
M. Mirzababaei, J. Egwurube, Y. Gyasi-Agyei, D. Foun, A. Hammond, P. Keleher and D. Nissen
130 Resin Recovery and the use of Computed Tomography for Quantitative Image Analysis of Railway Ballast
L. Le Pen, S. Ahmed, A. Zervos J. Harkness and W. Powrie
131 Railway Ballast Load Analysis using Small-Scale Cylindrical Triaxial Test
A. Merheb, R. Motta, L. Bernucci, E. Moura, R. Costa, T. Vieira and F. Sgavioli
132 A Distinction Between Cyclically and Dynamically Loaded Ballasted Track
M. Baeßler and W. Rücker
133 Spectral Analysis of Train-Related Dynamic Loads Acting on a Ballast Layer
A. Aikawa and H. Sakai
134 The use of Falling Weight Deflectometer to Assess the Suitability of Routes for Upgrading
P. Sharpe and C.R. Govan
135 A Critical and Comparative Review of Ballasted and Slab Tracks: Where Are We Heading?
H. Khabbaz and B. Fatahi
136 Influence of Vegetation on Plastic Clays in Rail Corridors with Contrasting Climates
D.A. Cameron and W. Potter
137 Behavior of Continuous Welded Rail Tracks in Tight Curves on Narrow Gauge Railways
B. Bopp, U. Weidmann and D. Bruckmann
SPECIAL SESSION: PANTOGRAPH-CATENARY INTERACTION
ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR J.A.C. AMBRÓSIO AND DR A. FACCHINETTI
138 Dynamic Optimization of an Existing Catenary System when Exceeding Design Speed
P. Nåvik and A. Rønnquist
139 Dynamic Assessment of a Norwegian Contact Line: Exploring Higher Speed in Sharp Curves
A. Rønnquist and P. Nåvik
140 Overhead Line Diagnostic System for High Speed Pantographs
M. Carnevale, A. Collina, A. Facchinetti and L. Gasparetto
141 Influence of High Speed Railway Catenary Overlap Span on the Current Collecting Performance
J. Zhang, W. Liu and M. Yu
142 Dynamic Analysis of the Pantograph-Catenary, Interaction on Overlap Sections for High-Speed Railway Operations
P. Antunes, J. Ambrósio, J. Pombo and M. Pereira
143 Investigation on the Wave Propagation Characteristics of the Catenary
N. Zhou, R.P. Li, S.X. Wang, Q.S. Lv and W.H. Zhang
144 New Material and Design Solutions for Polish Railway Overhead Lines
T. Knych, A. Mamala, A. Kawecki, P. Kwasniewski, G. Kiesiewicz, A. Szelag, T. Maciolek, A. Rojek, W. Majewski, K. Wozniak, R. Koczaj and J. Maslanka
145 Magnetic Force Analyzing between Contact Wire and Pantograph
Y.Y. Zhao, G.Q. Gao, G.N. Wu, X.R. Liu and K.S. Yang
146 The Effect of the Working Height of Pantographs on Pantograph-Catenary Dynamic Performance
Q. Lv, R. Li, S. Wang, N. Zhou and W. Zhang
147 Analysis of Pantograph-Catenary Dynamic Performance in Consideration of Fluid-Solid Coupled Vibration of Pantograph
R. Li, N. Zhou, G. Mei and W. Zhang
148 Study on the Model of Electric Contact between Pantograph and Contact Wire
G. Zhu, W. Wang, G. Wu, G. Gao and X. Chen
149 Arc Detection and Classification in Pantograph Catenary Systems by the use of Clustering Techniques
S. Barmada, M. Tucci and F. Romano
150 Analysis of Over-Voltage during the Raising and Lowering Process of a Pantograph for a High Speed Train
Y. Xu, X.J. Deng, S.Q. Liu and Y.J. Zhao
151 Research on Test Method of Dynamics and Current-Collection Performance of Pantograph and Catenary System
Y.S. Ma, J.Y. Liang and N. Zhou
152 A Study on the Harmonic Characteristics arising from the Arc between Pantograph and Contact Wire
J. Yu, X. Deng, S. Liu and Y. Xu
SPECIAL SESSION: ACCIDENTS ANALYSIS AND SAFETY TECHNOLOGIES
ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR A. MATSUMOTO, PROFESSOR R. SMITH AND PROFESSOR H. NAKAMURA
153 Continuous "Y/Q" Monitoring by In-Service Trains for Prevention of Flange Climb Derailments
A. Matsumoto, Y. Sato, H. Ohno, M. Shimizu, T. Ogino, T. Seki, Y. Michitsuji, M. Tanimoto and M. Mizuno
154 Malfunctions caused by Common Cause Failures and their relation to IEC-61508
H. Nakamura and K. Tashiro
155 Numerical Simulation of Dynamical Derailment of High-Speed Train using a 3D Train-Track Model
L. Ling, X. Xiao, Y. Cao, L. Wu, Z. Wen and X. Jin
156 Managing Investigations in the Urgent Phase Following Railway Accidents
A. Bracciali and M. Monti
157 Numerical Simulation of Explosion Scenarios in a Real Metro Station
G. Valsamos, F. Casadei, G. Solomos and M. Larcher
158 Comparison of Braking Performance for Different Technologies of Heavy Hauled Freight Trains
L. Cantone and V. Vullo
159 Advanced Passive Safety Research Focused on Rail Vehicles Interiors
S. Špirk and M. Kepka
160 Tangential Force Characteristics of Wheel/Rail Interface with Machined Surface: Improvement of Running Safety
D. Yamamoto
161 Fault Diagnosis and Treatment of Abnormal Vibration for High-Speed Train Based On Line Test and Numeric Analysis
T. Cui, Y. Wang, S.-S. Jia, H.-C. Wu, M. Li, F. Gao, M.-G. Li, C. An and B.-C. Sun
162 Study on Train Derailment Mechanism Based on Catastrophe Theory
H. Dai, Z. Li and Z. Li
163 New Generation of Energy Dissipating Systems based on Biaxial Buckling for Improving Vehicular Crashworthiness
D. Lounis, R. Baleh, A. Menouer and A. Abdul-Latif
164 Post-Derailment Dynamic Behavior of Railway Vehicles
X.W. Wu, M.R. Chi and J. Zeng
165 Function Operation Test of an Innovative Advanced Safety Vehicle: Vehicle-to-Vehicle communication between Tramcars and Cars
T. Hirasawa, Y. Suda, S. Watanabe, H. Yoshida, T. Suzuki, K. Nakano, T. Hasegawa, I. Sakamoto, Y. Yamamoto, K. Kojima, H. Fujimoto and K. Higashi
SPECIAL SESSION: INTEROPERABLE TRACK AND ROLLING STOCK: TESTING, HOMOLOGATION, CONDITION MONITORING AND MAINTENANCE
ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR C. VALE AND PROFESSOR A. BRACCIALI
166 Modelling the Effects of Asset Management Decisions on a Railway Track Section
D.R. Prescott and J.D. Andrews
167 Review of Instrumented Wheelset Technology and Applications
A. Bracciali, F. Cavaliere and M. Macherelli
168 Fibre Optic Rail Pad Sensor Based Wheel Flat Identification
S.L. Zhang, C.G. Koh and K.S.C. Kuang
169 Reducing Life Cycle Costs through analysis of the Interface Between Vehicle and Railway Track in the Netherlands
A. Zoeteman and R.P.B.J. Dollevoet
170 Evaluation of Real-time Crack Monitoring Method for Railway Axle and Bogie Frame
M. Yamamoto, T. Miyachi, M. Takagaki and T. Yagi
171 Wayside Measurement of Lateral and Vertical Wheel/Rail Forces for Rolling Stock Homologation
L. Bocciolini, A. Bracciali, L. Di Benedetto, R. Mastandrea and F. Piccioli
172 Optimal Maintenance Strategies with a Dynamic Optimization Approach
R. Rozas, L. Bouillaut, P. Aknin and G. Branger
173 TC-Type Low-Maintenance Track Structure and Maintenance Methods
Y. Okumura and Y. Hori
174 A New Ballastless Trackform for Lower Maintenance
Q. Corbisez, C. Masson, L. Pesqueux, T. Sedran, L.M. Cottineau, F. Barresi, J. Caillau, N. Milesi and J.M. Vanzenberg
175 Advanced Approaches for Axle Bearing Condition Monitoring
C. Vale
176 The EUREMCO project: European Railway Electromagnetic Compatibility
R. Hanley, N. Haddad, C. Place, W. Baldauf, G. Zimmer, F. Maumy and E. Rigaud
177 Reliability Analysis of Railway Rolling Stock Failure Patterns
B.M. Alkali, G. Brown, C. Tait and V. Orsi
178 Satellite Navigation Standardisation in the Railway Domain
E. González, V. Antón and M.-L. Mathieu
SPECIAL SESSION: WHEEL-RAIL CONTACT TRIBOLOGY
ORGANISED BY PROFESOR R. LEWIS AND PROFESSOR U. OLOFSSON
179 A Procedure for Wheel and Rail Steels Characterization in Rolling Contact
A. Mazzù, M. Faccoli, M. Lancini, C. Petrogalli, D. Nélias and A. Ghidini
180 Wear created by the Wheel-Rail Contact in Different Rail Vehicles
A. Rovira, P. Salvador, J. Carballeira and F. Salas
181 The Effects of Alternative Top of Rail Friction Materials on Pre-Existing Rolling Contact Fatigue Cracks
C. Hardwick and R. Lewis
182 Influence of Normal Pressure and Slip in Surface Hardening in Twin-Disc Tests
F. Salas, A. Rovira, V. Amigó and A. Roda
183 Experimental Modelling of Rail End Lipping in Insulated Joints
P. Beaty, R. Lewis, B. Temple and M.B. Marshall
184 Effect of Laser Dispersed Treated Morphology on Traction Coefficient under Mixed Lubrication
Z.Y. Li, B.C. Cai, B. Yang, Z.Y. Ren, H.Z. Wu, M.J. Yang and Y.J. Wei
185 Dynamic Characterisation of the Wheel/Rail Contact using Ultrasonic Reflectometry
L. Zhou, H.P. Brunskill, R. Lewis, M.B. Marshall and R.S. Dwyer-Joyce
186 White Etching Layer Formed on Rail Surface and its Detection Method
M. Ishida, Y. Maruyama and T. Sasaki
187 An Innovative Adhesion Model for Railway Applications
B. Allotta, E. Meli, L. Pugi and A. Ridolfi
188 Influence of Heat Treatment and Surface Condition on Early-Damaging of Rail Materials
A. Trausmuth, T. Lebersorger, E. Badisch, S. Scheriau and H.P. Brantner
189 Development of Wear Models for Rolling-Sliding Rail-Wheel Contacts
A. Ramalho and P.V. Antunes
190 A Study of the Falling Friction Effect on Contact Parameters through Exact Contact Models
J. Giner, P. Vila, A. Alonso and L. Baeza
SPECIAL SESSION: RAILWAY RESEARCH COMMERCIALISATION: ECONOMY, TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY
ORGANISED BY DR S. MORETTO, DR H.X. PAN AND DR M. MILENKOVIC
191 Passenger Transport Planning: A Benefit-Cost Analysis of the High Speed Railway: The case of Egypt
M.A.M. Ali
192 Agent Based Simulation of a Single-Wagon Load Network
D. Bruckmann, C.E. Jackson, M. Balmer and U. Weidmann
193 Comparison of Sarima-Ann and Sarima-Kalman Methods for Railway Passenger Flow Forecasting
M. Milenkovic, N. Bojovic, N. Glišovic and R. Nuhodzic
194 Railway Transportation in Brazil under the perspective of Transaction Costs Economics
A.L.R. Oliveira
195 Mind The Gap In High-Speed Trains Futures: A Methodological Contribution
S. Moretto, D. Robinson, A.B Moniz and S. Chen
196 Influence of Site Selection of High-Speed Railway Stations on Travel Efficiency: An example of the Shanghai Hongqiao Hub
H.X. Pan, S. Ye and M.L. Chen
197 An Integrated Test Track Field for Railway System and Intelligent Transport System in University Research
Y. Suda and S. Lin
198 A Decision Support System for Railway Track Maintenance and Renewal Planning
P.F. Teixeira, L.F. Caetano, J. Loff, M. Baldeiras and J. Clemente
199 Punctuality Based Calibration of Railway Capacity Models
S. Ricci
SPECIAL SESSION: RAILWAY VEHICLE-INFRASTRUCTURE INTERACTION: EXPERIMENTAL, ANALYTICAL AND NUMERICAL ADVANCES
ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR J.E. ABDALLA FILHO AND PROFESSOR R. CARRAZEDO
200 Rail vibrations: Data Analysis and FE Modelling with Applications to Signalling Equipment
A. Bracciali, M. Macherelli and F. Piccioli
201 Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Short-Pitch Rail Corrugation on Dynamic Behaviors of Metro Vehicle and Track Components
W. Li, L. Ling, Z. Wen, X. Du, Y. Cao and X. Jin
202 Ultra-High-Speed Passenger Train (NGT HST): Conceptual Design of an Innovative Station
J. Winter and C. Kalatz
203 Vehicle Models for the Dynamic Behaviour of Roller Rigs in a Running Test
Y. Kunimatsu and Y. Terumichi
204 Dynamic Behaviour of a Typical Short-Span Brazilian Railway Bridge due to a Passing Vehicle
F.L.M. Beghetto and J.E. Abdalla Filho
205 Numerical Calculations for Track Substructure: Preliminary Determination of Service Life
J. Kukulski
206 Optimization of Railway Transition Curves with regard to the Wheel/Rail Wear
K. Zboinski and P. Woznica
207 Identification of Railway Track Parameters for the Track/Train Interaction Analysis
R. Fesharakifard, A. Dequidt, O. Coste and T. Tison
SPECIAL SESSION: SWITCHES AND CROSSINGS: MODELLING, SIMULATION AND TESTING
ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR E. KASSA AND DR V. MARKINE
208 The Influence of Track Elasticity when travelling on a Railway Turnout
R.F. Lagos, A. San Emeterio, J. Vinolas, A. Alonso and M. Aizpun
209 The Assessment of System Maintenance and Design Conditions on Railway Crossing Performance
Y. Bezin, I. Grossoni and A. Alonso
210 Dynamic Experimental Tools for Condition Monitoring of Railway Turnout Crossing
X. Liu, V.L. Markine and I. Shevtsov
211 Measurement of the Low Frequency Dynamic Response of Ballast Supported Turnouts
J. Jönsson, M. Rantatalo, D. Larsson, J. Lundberg and A. Nissen
212 High Frequency Response of Frogs using Dynamic Impact Measurements
M.A. Boogaard, A.L. Schwab and Z. Li
213 Simulation of Railway Crossing Damage Due to Welding Defect
L. Xin, V.L. Markine and I.Y. Shevtsov
214 Assessment of Rail Materials for Switches & Crossings
A. Zoll
215 The Performance and Control Requirements of a REPOINT Track Switch
N. Wright, S. Bemment, C. Ward, R. Dixon and R.M. Goodall
SPECIAL SESSION: DYNAMIC RESPONSE OF STRUCTURES AND MEDIA UNDER MOVING FORCES OR/AND MASSES: FROM MODELLING TO APPLICATIONS
ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR P. KOZIOL AND PROFESSOR M. DE MATOS NEVES
216 Modelling the Effect of Wheel Flat on Railway-Induced Ground Vibrations
G. Alexandrou, G. Kouroussis and O. Verlinden
217 The Longitudinal Strength of a Body Frame in Consideration of Plastic Regions
T. Hamajima, K. Nishimura and Y. Terumichi
218 Track-Structure Interaction in a New Concept of Station in Mechelen
D. Decloedt and B. De Pauw
219 Using Analytical Target Cascading to Improve Ultra-light Railway Vehicle Ride Comfort
D. Silva, M.M. Neves, V. Infante and P. Koziol
220 Dynamic Effects in a High-Speed Train-Track System
R. Bogacz, K. Frischmuth and W. Czyczula
221 Numerical Study of Trenches for the Reduction of Vibrations Induced by Traffic
J. Barbosa, P. Alves Costa and R. Calçada
222 The Analysis of Beams subject to Moving Loads using: Coiflets, the Wavelet Finite Element Method and the Finite Element Method
M. Musuva, P. Koziol, C. Mares and M.M. Neves
223 Mitigation of Vibrations in Buildings Induced by Railway Traffic in Tunnels: A Numerical Study
P. Lopes, P. Alves Costa, R. Calçada and A. Silva Cardoso
SPECIAL SESSION: RAILWAY TRANSITION ZONES: FROM DESIGN TO MAINTENANCE
ORGANISED BY DR E. FORTUNATO AND PROFESSOR A. NURMIKOLU
224 Impact Analysis of Track Irregularity in Transition Section of High Speed Rail
H.W. Yang, D. Chu, I.C. Wang, C.F. Hung and S.K. Ho
225 Linear Thermo-Viscoelastic Behaviour of Bituminous Mixtures used for Railway Trackbeds
D. Ramirez Cardona, H. Di Benedetto, C. Sauzeat, Q.T. Nguyen, N. Calon and A. Robinet
226 Modelling Uneven Support at Railway Crossings using a Vehicle-track Coupling System
I. Grossoni, Y. Bezin and A. Alonso
227 The Analysis of Degradation Mechanism in Track Transition Zones using 3D Finite Element Model
H. Wang, V.L. Markine and I. Shevtsov
228 Non-linear Elastic Behaviour of Unbound Aggregates in FEM representing Railway Transition Zones
J.N. Varandas, A. Paixão, E. Fortunato, P. Hölscher and R. Calçada
229 Use of Multidepth Deflectometers and Strain Gauges to Investigate the Differential Movement at Railway Bridge Approaches
D. Mishra, E. Tutumluer, H. Kazmee and H. Boler
SPECIAL SESSION: COMPUTERIZED SYSTEMS FOR VEHICLE MANAGEMENT, DIAGNOSTICS AND MAINTENANCE
ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR A. LEVCHENKOV AND PROFESSOR R. SARKISYAN
230 An Evolutionary Algorithm for Reducing Railway Accidents Caused by Human Factors
A. Levchenkov and M. Gorobetz
231 Cyber-Physical Modelling of Railroad Vehicle Systems using Modelica Simulation Language
S. Barsali, P. Bolognesi, M. Ceraolo, M. Funaioli and G. Lutzemberger
232 Stochastic Train Delay Simulation using Petri Nets
L.F. Caetano and P.F. Teixeira
233 Feasibility Study on Following Control of Trams through Numerical Simulations
K. Nakano and S. Wakabayashi
SPECIAL SESSION: RAILROAD BEARING TECHNOLOGIES
ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR C. TARAWNEH AND DR B. WILSON
234 Multi-Interfacial Contact Behaviours of an Axle Roller Bearing Assembly of Railroad Cars
L.L. Guo, H. Xi, W. Chang, J.S. Yan, X. Hu, X. Zhang, H.Y. Wang, S.Y. Song, S.N. Xu, K.J. Diao, H. Xu and F.C. Wang
235 Manufacturing Geometry of Bearings and its Dynamic Effect on Reliability of Railway Bearings
W. Chang, L.L. Guo, H. Xi, X. Zhang, H.Y. Wang, S.N. Xu, L.C. Zeng, H. Xu and F.C. Wang
236 Field Implementation Statistical Analysis of an Emerging Bearing Condition Monitoring System
C.M. Tarawneh, R. Estrada, B.M. Wilson and A. Martin
237 Vibration Performance and Measurement Technology of Double Row Tapered Roller Bearings for Freight Wagon
S.N. Xu, W. Xu, Y.N. Zhang, X. Zhang, W. Chang, H.Y. Wang, H. Xi and F.C. Wang
ENERGY STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES
238 Comparison of Dynamic Phenomena in the Drive System Electric Locomotive Powered by DC Motors and Asynchronous
S. Duda and T. Trawinski
239 Fuel Measurements in Diesel Multiple Units for Energy Management Purposes
P. Salvador, R. Insa, I. Villalba, P. Martínez, R. Sánchez and A. Rovira
240 A Greedy Heuristic for Optimizing Metro Regenerative Energy Usage
D. Fournier, F. Fages and D. Mulard
241 Analysis of Effect and Characteristic of Fuel Cell Generation connected to Traction Power Supply System
J.R. Kim and S.H. Chang
242 High-Speed Passenger Train NGT Link: Propulsion and Electrical Power Supply Concept
S. Kaimer, S. Streit and J. Winter
243 Optimal Control Methods for Energy Optimal Subway Operation
H.G. Bock, R.W. Longman, S. Sager and J.P. Schlöder
244 Electrical Storage for the Enhancement of Energy and Cost Efficiency of Urban Railroad Systems
M. Ceraolo, M. Funaioli, G. Lutzemberger, M. Pasquali, D. Poli and L. Sani
245 Estimation of Train Energy Consumption in Different Operational Scenarios by means of a Neural Network
P. Martínez, R. Insa, P. Salvador and A. Rovira
MODELLING AND SIMULATION OF RAILROAD VEHICLE SYSTEMS
246 Typical Flutter Phenomena of HSRS and Optimal Configuration of High-Speed Bogies
M.W. Piao, S.L. Liang, W.Z. Zhao, J.Y. Li and Z.G. Fang
247 Optimization of Traction and Braking Subsystems with respect to Mission Profile
L. Pugi, M. Malvezzi and R. Conti
248 Dynamic Rolling Contact Analysis between Wheel/Rail by Large-Scale Parallel FEM
H. Sakai, M. Takagaki, M. Hayashi, A. Aikawa, H. Okuda and J. Yin
249 Long Time Evolution of Train Dynamics with Respect to Track Irregularities
N. Lestoille, C. Soize, G. Perrin and C. Funfschilling
250 Novel Lightweight Construction Concepts and Methods for Car Bodies
J. Koenig, H.E. Friedrich, J. Winter and M. Schoen
251 Application of Modal Analysis on Railway Vehicles using On-track Measurements
L.M. Erviti and J.G. Gimenez
252 Effects of Wheel Wear and Diameter Difference on Dynamics of High-speed Trains
P. Han, W.H. Zhang and Y. Li
253 A New Parameter Identification Method for Railway Vehicle Models Using Stationary Tests
M. Aizpun, A. Alonso and J. Vinolas
254 Wavelet Theory in Relation to Vehicle Response and Shortwave Rail Irregularity
S.Q. Song and W.H. Zhang
255 Study on Pipe Modelling of an Air Spring in Railway Vehicles
M.R. Chi, H.X. Gao, M.H. Zhu, J. Zeng and P.B. Wu
256 Wheel Wear Evaluation on Regional and High Speed Trains using In-House Wear Prediction Tools and Commercial Mbs
N. Kuka, R. Verardi and C. Ariaudo
257 A New Wear Model for the Analysis of Wheel and Rail Profile Evolution on Complex Railway Networks
A. Innocenti, L. Marini, E. Meli, G. Pallini and A. Rindi
258 Numerical Tests of the Prototype Railway Wagon for Intermodal Transport
W. Krason and T. Niezgoda
259 Modeling of Railway Tanks Stress-Strain Condition under Hydrodynamic Loading
A.V. Putsiata, A.O. Shimanovsky and M.G. Kuzniatsova
260 Stabilization of a Wheelset Hunting Motion by Utilizing the Rotating Device of the Running Gear as a Gyroscopic Damper
S. Lin, H. Yoshino, H. Yabuno and Y. Suda
261 Railway System for Intermodal Transport Based on the Special Wagon with Platform
T. Niezgoda and W. Krason
262 Effect of Bogie Frame Torsional Rigidity on Vehicle Operating Performance
Y. Song, P.B. Wu and L. Jia
263 Study on the Influence of Gyroscopic Forces on High Speed Rail Vehicle Stability
H. Dai, H. Gao and S. Huang
264 Equipment Suspension Modeling and its Influence on Car Body Vibration
H.C. Wu, M.G. Li, M. Li and F. Gao
265 Dynamics of 2 and 4-Axle Railway Vehicles in Transition Curves above Critical Velocity
K. Zboinski and M. Golofit-Stawinska
266 A Fast Non-Elliptic Contact Model for Application to Rail Vehicle Dynamics Simulation
M. Sh. Sichani, R. Enblom and M. Berg
267 Characteristics Analysis of Air Spring with Connecting Pipe
H.X. Gao, M.R. Chi, M.H. Zhu, J. Zeng and P.B. Wu
268 Fluid-Solid Coupling Analysis of the Fuel Tank under Certain Generator Train
P. Lin, X.J. Deng, S.Q. Liu, D.W. Chen and S.Q. Fu
269 The Influence of the Maintenance State of Track and Bogie Components on the Track-Vehicle Interaction and Loading
N. Kuka, R. Verardi, C. Ariaudo and J. Pombo
270 Railway Sleeper Modelling with Deterministic and Non-deterministic Support Conditions
E. Kassa and D. Salomon
271 Detailed Models for Dynamic Analysis of Railway Vehicles
H. Magalhães, J. Pombo, J. Ambrósio and M. Pereira
272 A Study on the Feasibility of adopting Identical Wheel Profiles for the Electric Multiple Unit
F.T. Lin, Y.M. Wang, X.Q. Dong, B. Wen and N. Wu
RAILWAY SIGNALLING AND COMMUNICATION
273 An Innovative Method of Train Integrity Verifying through a Wireless Sensor Network
B. Allotta, G. Biffi Gentili, P. D'Adamio, D. Faralli , R. Giusti, S. Papini and L. Pugi
274 Knowledge Management in a Railway Network: The Case of Signalling Systems
A. Morant, M. Westerberg and P.-O. Larsson-Kråik
275 A New Control Relay for Automatic Transfer of Supplies for Signalling Applications
D.M. Van de Sype, P. Hayt and S. Thiim
276 An Optimized Supply System for Electronic Signalling Applications
D.M. Van de Sype and P. Hayt
277 The Failure Part Detector and Synchronized Data Display System for Track Circuit
T. Noguchi, M. Suzuki, T. Takamori and H. Uehara
278 Mobile Agent based CBTC System with Moving Block Signalling for Indian Railways
A. Verma, K.K. Pattanaik and P.P. Goel
279 Development of a Measuring Method for the Ground Coil of ATS using a GPS
K. Kosuge, K. Oda, K. Yasuoka and T. Tsushima
280 Causal Analysis Methodology of Multisensor Systems based on GNSS
C. Legrand, J. Beugin, B. Conrard, J. Marais, M. Berbineau and E.-M. El-Koursi
281 Dependability Issues of Track Circuits: A Hybrid Approach
E. Rodríguez, V. Simón, D. Galar and S. Niska
RAILWAY NOISE AND VIBRATION
282 Contribution Analysis of the Interior Noise on High-Speed Trains using Operational Transfer Path Analysis
H.M. Noh, S.W. Kim, S.S. Kim and H.S. Cho
283 A Study of the Equivalent Acoustic Method for Carbody Profiles of High Speed Trains
S.S. Ding, Y.J. Zhao, X.J. Deng, A.Q. Tian, J. Du and S.Q. Liu
284 Acoustic Performance of Railways: A Case Study in Germany
H. Guler, B. Fath and T.P. Akyol
285 Noise Transmission Mode in the Carbody of High-Speed Trains
J.Q. Guo, J.M. Ge, Z.J. Sun, X.J. Deng, S.Q. Liu and Y.J. Zhao
ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS OF RAILWAY OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
286 Evaluating Environmental Impacts of an Old Metallic Railway Bridge using LCA
H.Y. Lee, B. Imam, J. Sadhukhan and M.K. Chryssanthopoulos
287 Recycling Guidelines of the Rolling Stock
A. Merkisz-Guranowska, J. Merkisz, M. Jacyna, H. Stawecka and M. Wasiak
288 Carbon Emissions Analysis of Rail Resurfacing Work: A Case Study, Practical Guideline and Systems Thinking Approach
S. Krezo, O. Mirza, Y. He, S. Kaewunruen and J.M. Sussman
RAILWAY OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE PLANNING
289 An Optimal Control Model for Rail Freight Car Fleet Sizing Problem
M. Milenkovic, N. Bojovic and R. Nuhodzic
290 The Impact of Competitive Tendering on Railway Maintenance Performance in Sweden
A.M. Petersson and J. Lundberg
291 A Methodology for Comparing and Harmonizing Railway Operating Processes
S. Hoeppner and U.A. Weidmann
292 Planning for Intra-City and Regional Transport Multimode Systems
R.B. Silva, M.A. Cavalcanti Netto and A.E. Rezende
293 Comparative Assessment of Manual and Automated Railway Wheels Inspection Means for Fault Detection
L. Ibarra, M.G. Lipsett and M. T. Hendry
294 Applying the Advanced Multimedia Technique for a Railway Tourism Vehicle to Raise the Operating Benefit
S.H. Han
295 A Model to Simulate the Traffic of Trains on the Paraopeba Corridor
T.A. Dos Santos
296 Rail-Infrastructure Performance: The Conflict between Rail-Availability for Maintenance and Operation
M.L. Bobbink, A. Hartmann and R. Degenhart
297 Optimization of Maintenance Cycle Time - OptJob
L.M. Vianna and L.C. Medeiros
298 Distribution Time for Empty Lots of GDE Wagons for Loading Iron Ore
A.L.M. Barros, M.M.C. Cruz and L. Fernandes
299 Smart Railroad Maintenance Engineering with Stochastic Model Checking
D. Guck and J.-P. Katoen and M.I.A. Stoëlinga, T. Luiten and J. Romijn
300 Decision Support System Availability: Optimal Combination and Allocation of Interventions
G. van der Werf and F.J. Többen
301 Spare Parts Planning and Control for Maintenance Operations
J.J. Arts
302 Remote Monitoring and Condition-Based Maintenance for High-Tech Capital Goods
Q. Zhu, H. Peng and G.J. van Houtum
303 Defining Robustness for Railway Infrastructure
P. Norrbin and A. Parida
304 An Innovative Runoff Hazard Mapping for Risk Diagnosis and Management on Railway Infrastructure
B. Chazelle, J. Dehotin and L. Lambert
305 RAM Modelling of Railway Operational Sections: A Case Study from the Iron Ore Line
S.M. Famurewa, M. Rantatalo and U. Kumar
TRACTION, TRANSMISSION AND BRAKING SYSTEMS
306 Effect of Load on Vibrations of a Railway Gearbox
A. Bracciali and F. Piccioli
307 State Monitoring and Analysis of an In-service Rail Transit Vehicle Braking System
J.Y. Zuo, Z.M. Wang, W. Hu and M.L. Wu
308 Dynamic Thermal Analysis on High-Speed Railway Ventilated Brake Disc under the Effect of Air Flow
Q. Wang and J.Y. Zuo
309 Nonlinear Dynamics of a Gear Transmission System under Parametric and Self-Excited Excitation on a High-Speed Train
G.H. Huang, W.H. Zhang, Y.P. Fu, S.L. Liang and X.Y. Wang
310 CRH5 Cardan Shaft Condition Estimation from Gearbox Vibration
C. Yi, J.H. Lin, T.D. Ruan, Y.X. Hu and Y.P. Li
311 Braking Simulation of a High-Speed Railway Vehicle in Low Adhesion Conditions
H.J. Zhang, H.Y. Wang, Z.F. Wen and X.S. Jin
312 Elimination of Failures in Railway Gearboxes by Regenerative Coasting
A. Bracciali and F. Piccioli
313 Frictional Performance and Friction Film Evolution of Cu based Braking Materials
Y. Wang, Q.Z. Yan, Z.Y. Fan, X. Wen and C.C. Ge
LIGHT RAILWAYS AND TRAMS
314 Monitoring System of the Tram Vibroacoustic Activity Level: General Concept
B. Czechyra, B. Firlik and F. Tomaszewski
315 New Approaches for the Evaluation of the Driving Resistance of Tramway Systems using Data of the Dresden Measurement Tram
G. Duerrschmidt and M. Beitelschmidt
316 Identification and Modeling of Nonlinear Phenomena at the Wheel/Rail Contact Area
B. Firlik, B. Czechyra and W. Sawczuk
MECHATRONICS AND CONTROL SYSTEMS
317 Scaled Roller Rig Experiments with a Mechatronic Bogie
J. Kalivoda and P. Bauer
318 Application of Semi-Active Control Strategies in Bogie Primary Suspension System
S.M. Mousavi Bideleh and V. Berbyuk
319 Mechatronic System Simulation of a Full Scale Roller Rig for a Single Wheelset
B.B. Liu, S. Bruni and C.Y. Chang
320 Multimodal Flexural Vibration Control of Carbody using Active Mass Dampers
Y. Akiyama, T. Tomioka and T. Takigami
321 Railway Vehicle Optimisation using the Concept of "Design for Control"
C.P. Ward , T.X. Mei, P.D. Hubbard and M. Mirzapour
FUTURE TRENDS AND EDUCATION IN RAILWAY ENGINEERING
322 Lessons for Policy Makers in Non-High Speed Rail Countries
M.A.M. Ali
323 Omani Rail Institute for the Specific and Unique Needs of the GCC Countries
T. Effey, M. Modigell and T. Jussen
324 Examples of Public Research on Railway Vehicles in Czech Republic: Crashworthiness, Aerodynamics and Fatigue Life
M. Kepka, P. Heller, V. Kemka and S. Spirk
325 Interactively Experiencing and Understanding Historical Steam Locomotive Technology
M. Schumann, A. Winge and K. Peters
NEW MATERIALS FOR RAILWAY APPLICATIONS
326 Applications of New Materials in the Design of Rail Vehicles and Laboratory Verification of their Dynamic and Fatigue Properties
M. Kepka, P. Heller and J. Chvojan
327 Selection of Railway Floor and Roof Panels Based on Finite Element Analysis
J. Kwapisz
THERMAL COMFORT
328 Numerical Simulation of the Air Flow and Thermal Comfort in a Train Cabin
M. Konstantinov and C. Wagner
329 Optimising Ventilation Ducting in High Speed and Regional Trains
B. Angel, S. Ségrétain and N. Paradot
330 A Non-Contact and Non-Destructive Railway Bridge Monitoring System: A Case Study in Germany
B. Fath, H. Guler and T.P. Akyol

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