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PROCEEDINGS OF THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RAILWAY TECHNOLOGY: RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE
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GEOTECHNICAL ASPECTS IN RAIL-TRACK PERFORMANCE
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR A. GOMES CORREIA, DR S. COSTA D'AGUIAR, DR Y. MOMOYA AND PROFESSOR P.K. WOODWARD
1 Scoping Prediction of Railway Critical Velocity
D.P. Connolly, S.B. Mezher, P.K. Woodward, Z. Yu, O. Laghrouche, J. Pombo and P. Alves Costa
2 Granular Polymeric Damping Elements for Railroad Vibration and Noise Reduction
M. Bek and I. Emri
3 Assessment of Railway Substructures using Impact Hammer Testing
E. Balic and C. McNally
4 Large-Scale Testing of Tie Lateral Resistance in Two Ballast Materials
C. Mulhal, S. Balideh, R. Macciotta, M. Hendry, D. Martin and T. Edwards
5 Stone-Rubber Blowing: A New Maintenance Task for Railway Tracks
M. Sol-Sánchez, F. Moreno-Navarro, L. Pirozzolo and M.C. Rubio-Gámez
6 A Study for the Viability of using Warm Mix Asphalt as Bituminous Sub-Ballast for Railway Tracks
M. Sol-Sánchez, L. Pirozzolo, F. Moreno-Navarro and M.C. Rubio-Gámez
7 Slag Aggregates with Enhanced Performance for Railway Track Bed Layers
M. Morata and C. Saborido
8 Measuring Acceleration of Ballast Particles at Track Level
D. Milne, L.M. Le Pen, G. Watson, D.J. Thompson, W. Powrie, M. Hayward and S. Morley
9 Validation of a Three-dimensional Finite Element Model for Critical Velocity
S. Mezher, P. Woodward, O. Laghrouche, D. Connolly, G. Kouroussis and G. Medero
10 Using the PUMA Test to Predict Performance of Stabilised Ballasted Trackbed
G. D'Angelo, N. Thom and D. Lo Presti
11 FFU Synthetic Sleeper: Slim Tie and Longitudinal Baulks
D. Iliev, G. Simpson and G. Koller
12 Predicting the Effect of Fouling on Trackbed Deterioration
N.H. Thom and Q.-L. Fei
13 Challenges to the Development of Railway Infrastructure in Remote and Formidable Terrain: A Case Study from Saudi Arabia
M.A. Saif, B.A. Ghulman, I. Ahmed and M.H. Khalil
14 The Coupled Meshless-Finite Element Method and its Application to the CAM Layer of the Ballastless Track Slabs
L. Yang, M. Habib, F. Tang, J. Hun and Z. Chen
15 A Numerical Study on the Permanent Deformation of Gap-Graded Granular Mixtures
R. de Frias Lopez, J. Ekblad and J. Silfwerbrand
16 Investigation of the Lateral Resistance of Ballasted Tracks using the Discrete Element Method
J.-F. Ferellec, M. Woné, R. Perales and G. Saussine
17 Analyzing the Effect of Groundwater Extraction on High Speed Railway Pile Raft Composite Foundation Treatment
H. Xiao, X. Tao, H. LuWei and W. SiXing
18 Dynamic Stresses from Train Loading to the Ballast Layer and Subgrade: The Current State in Russia
A.A. Zaytsev
19 Effects of Principal Stress Axis Rotation on Cyclic Plastic Deformation of Unsaturated Railway Roadbed
S. Seto, T. Ishikawa, B. Dareeju, C. Gallage and B. Luo
20 Ballast Wear: Insight from the Discrete Element Simulation of Tracks and Micro-Deval Tests
I. Deiros, C. Voivret, G. Combe and F. Emeriault
21 Computation of Ballasted Track Damage: A Comparison of Coulomb, Drucker Prager and Matsuoka Nakai Criteria
T. Badinier and S. Maïolino
22 Dynamic Response of a Track with Dry Friction Presence in the Ballast
A.S. Bratus, A. Korovkin, A. Filimonov and D. Yurchenko
23 Dynamic Characterization of an Unstable Area on a French High Speed Line
S. Costa D'Aguiar, N. Calon, Y.J. Cui, S. Kahil and O. Néel
24 Unbound Granular Materials for Sub-Ballast Layers and their Mixing with Rubber Particles from Scrap Tyres
C. Hidalgo Signes, P. Martínez Fernández, M.E. Garrido de la Torre and R. Insa Franco
25 Wave Propagation in a Ballasted Railway Track: A Stochastic Heterogeneous Approach
L. de Abreu Correa, R. Cottereau, C. Voivret, S. Costa d'Aguiar, E. Bongini and B. Faure
26 Deformation and Degradation Characteristics of Sand-Contaminated Railway Ballast
D. Ionescu, D.T. Fedele, M.R. Trounce and J. Petrolito
27 Clogging of Drainage Devices in Railway Infrastructure: Site Study and Geotechnical Materials Impact
N. Jia, B. Tassin, M. Koscielny, F. Prevot, N. Calon and D. Deneele
28 Cyclic Strain Amplitude Impact on the Soil Dynamic Parameters of Conventional Railway Track-Bed Materials
F. Lamas-Lopez, Y.J. Cui, T. Zhang, J.-C. Dupla, N. Calon, S. Costa D'Aguiar, J. Canou and A.-M. Tang
29 Geometric Design of Railway Superstructures: Automatic Analysis of Standards in a Building Information Modeling Environment
M.F. Porto, R.M.A. Baracho, J.R.Q. Franco, R.L.P. Ribeiro and N.T.R. Nunes
30 Track Instability in Tunnels: A Deadly Threat
R. Pusch
31 Railway Ballast: An Innovative Approach to understanding the Influence of Particle Shape on Mechanical Performance
N. Ouhbi, C. Voivret, G. Perrin and J.-N. Roux
32 Sustainable Maintenance of Ballasted Track Systems in the United Kingdom: A Review of Asset Management and Climate Change
B.J. Counter, A. Abutair, D.B. Tann and A. Franklin
33 Performance Evaluation of a New Type of Abutment with Geosynthetics
D.S. Kim and U.J. Kim
34 A Numerical Study of the Influence of Prestressing Reinforcement Position on Sleeper Response
L. Routil, V. Veselý, H. Šimonová, B. Korycanská and Z. Keršner
35 Evaluation of the Dynamic Behaviour of Railway Soil Foundations using In-Situ Buried Instrumentation
F. Lopez-Caballero, F. Bonilla, S. Costa D'Aguiar and C. Voivret
36 NEOBALLAST: Seeking the Ballast of the Future
N. Manzo Costanzo, A. López Pita, V. Fontserè, A. Ausilio, E. De Ambri and E. Basei
37 Evaluation of Dry Asphalt Rubber Concrete in Railway Sub-Ballast using the Four Point Bending Test
F. Martinez Soto, G. Di Mino and C.M. Di Liberto
38 Numerical Analysis of a Track-Substructure System considering Different Modelling Approaches
C. Moormann, J. Lehn, J. Aschrafi and D. Sarkar
TRAIN AERODYNAMICS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR S. KRAJNOVIC, PROFESSOR C. WAGNER AND DR H. HEMIDA
39 Aerodynamics of Trains in Tunnels
S. Faramehr and H. Hemida
40 Aerodynamic and Pressure Effects on Lateral Vibration of High-Speed Trains
H. Akai, S. Takahashi, M. Ota and K. Maeno
41 An Experimental Study of Unsteady Flow Structures in the Wake of a Train Model
A. Buhr, A. Henning and K. Ehrenfried
42 Flow and Thermal Comfort Simulations for Double Decker Train Cabins with Passengers
M. Konstantinov and C. Wagner
43 A Two-Dimensional Numerical Case Study of Fluid-Structure Interaction
V. Partimbene, P. Spiteri, P. Marthon and L. Ratsifandrihana
44 Cross-Flow Induced Pressure on Air Outlets
J. Tschepe, M. Weise, A. Tietze, C.N. Nayeri and C.O. Paschereit
45 The Influence of Ballast Shoulder Height, on Train Aerodynamic Flow Development
D. Soper, M. Gallagher, C. Baker and A. Quinn
46 Effects of Accessory Parts Topology on the Aerodynamics of High-speed Trains
Y. Zhang, Z.X. Sun, D.L. Guo and G.W. Yang
47 The Influence of Affiliated Components and Train Length on the Train Wind
D. Guo, S. Keming, Y. Zhang, G. Yang and Z. Sun
48 A Numerical Study of Crosswind Effects on the Slipstream of a Freight Train
D.C. Flynn, H. Hemida and C.J. Baker
49 Towing Tank Experiments for Train Aerodynamics
J. Tschepe, C.N. Nayeri, H.J. Schmidt and C.O. Paschereit
50 Representing Large Boundary Layers in Slipstream Moving Model Tests
M. Sima, A. Tietze, B. Schulz and K. Ehrenfried
51 The Influence of Wind-Blown Sand on High-Speed Train Aerodynamic Performance
T.T. Wang, C.W. Jiang, Z.X. Gao and C.H. Lee
52 Estimation of the Aerodynamic Forces acting on a Train using a Simple Tornado Model
M. Suzuki, K. Obara and N. Okura
53 Aerodynamic Improvement of a Compact High Speed Train
I. Pereira and J.M.C.S. André
54 Aerodynamic Loads in Open Air of High Speed Trains: Analysis of Experimental Data
M.M. Caccialanza, D. Rocchi, P. Schito, C. Somaschini and G. Tomasini
55 A Study of the Influence of Aerodynamic Loads on the Forces Exchanged in a Twistlock Corner Casting Connection of Flat-Wagons
E. Di Gialleonardo, S. Melzi, F. Resta and G. Tomasini
56 Aerodynamic Shape Optimization of Train Heads using Adjoint-Based Computational Fluid Dynamics with different Objective Functions
D. Jakubek and C. Wagner
57 Dynamic Response of Structures in Tunnels due to Aerodynamic Loading
M. Reiterer and H. Kari
58 Simplified Estimation of Train Resistance Parameters: Full Scale Experimental Tests and Analysis
C. Somaschini, D. Rocchi, G. Tomasini and P. Schito
59 Behaviour of Flow Dynamics over an Asymmetrical Deep Cavity at High Reynolds Numbers
D. Cornu, L. Keirsbulck, C. Chovet, M. Lippert, F. Kerhervé and F. Aloui
60 Large Eddy Simulations of Side Flows past a Generic Model of a High-Speed-Train using a Finite Volume and a Lattice Boltzmann Method
N. Kin, R. Deiterding and C. Wagner
61 Multi-Objective Integrated Optimization of the Aerodynamic Shape Design of the Head-Type for a High Speed Electric Multiple Unit
L. Ming, L. Bin, Y. Miao and W. Dahai
62 Tunnel Pressure Wave Investigation with a new Moving Model Rig
G.W. Yang, J.H. Song, Q.S. Yang and D.L. Guo
ACCIDENTS ANALYSIS AND R&D OF SAFETY TECHNOLOGIES
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR A. MATSUMOTO, PROFESSOR R.A. SMITH AND PROFESSOR H. NAKAMURA
63 A Study of the Factors Affecting Flange-Climb Derailment in Railway Vehicles
G. Diana, S. Bruni, E. Di Gialleonardo, R. Corradi and A. Facchinetti
64 Monitoring of Derailment Coefficients "Y/Q" for In-service Trains and the Analysis for the Increase of Curve Safety
A. Iwamoto, K. Matsumoto, K. Yano, T. Fukushima, A. Matsumoto, Y. Sato, H. Ohno, Y. Michitsuji, M. Tanimoto and D. Shinagawa
65 The Application of an On-board Track Condition Monitoring System for Local Railways
H. Tsunashima, H. Mori, M. Ogino, S. Azami and A. Asano
66 The Potential for Using Big Data Analytics to Predict Safety Risks by Analysing Rail Accidents
H.J. Parkinson and G. Bamford
67 Investigation of a Derailment and Collision of a Crude Oil Unit Train in Casselton, North Dakota
E.M. Mueller and X. Liu
68 How Accident Investigation Can Influence Railway Technology
A.R. Hall and W.G. Rasaiah
69 Contribution of Automatic Train Protection Systems to the Safety Record of Japanese Railways
R. Takagi and S. Sone
70 A Proposal for the Design of Integrated Train Control Systems Capable of Improving Reliability and Safety
Y. Saito, A. Asano, H. Nakamura and S. Takahashi
71 Statistical Analysis of Collisions at French Level Crossings
C. Liang, M. Ghazel, E.M. El Koursi and O. Cazier
72 Safety Analysis of a Railway Level Crossing using Coloured Petri Nets
D. Wu and W. Zheng
73 Probabilistic Safety Analysis of High Speed Railway Lines including Human Errors
E. Castillo, Z. Grande, A. Calviño, M. Nogal and A.J. O'Connor
74 Development of the Derailment-Rollover-Crash Detector and its Derailment Detection in Actual Accidents
S. Matsuoka, K. Ishikami and M. Nagamoto
75 Derailment Detection and Emergency Brake Systems for Freight Wagons
J.E. Paddison, J. Brackovic and M. Deuter
76 Crash Concepts for the Next Generation Train Intermediate Waggon Zones
M. Zimmermann, J. König, J. Winter and H. Friedrich
77 Development of a Device for Detecting Electric Power Failures on Board Shinkansen Trains
T. Yamashita and N. Ikeguchi
78 Development of a Vehicle Abnormal Behaviour Detection System
S. Koga, K. Miyakawa, M. Kageyama and N. Shimada
79 Analysis of Train Derailment Caused by Natural Disasters in the Railways of Japan
H. Suzuki
80 Development of a High Performance Brake System for Passenger Safety during Earthquakes
S. Kanamori and G. Kobayashi
81 Assessment of the Running Safety of a High-Speed Train Moving over a Bridge subjected to Moderate Earthquakes
P.A. Montenegro and R. Calçada
MODELLING AND SIMULATION OF RAILROAD VEHICLE SYSTEMS: ENHANCEMENTS AND APPLICATIONS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR A.A. SHABANA, PROFESSOR J.L. ESCALONA AND PROFESSOR H. SUGIYAMA
82 Railway Vehicle Driveline Modelling and Co-Simulations in SIMPACK-Simulink
N. Kuka, R. Verardi, C. Ariaudo and A. Dolcini
83 Validation of the Design of the Torque Limiter of the AIR Wheelset on the Sardinian Backbone Network
A. Bracciali and G. Megna
84 A Numerical Algorithm for Modelling Dynamics of Oscillating Bogies
E.S. Sytov, I.V. Kuznetzov, A.S. Bratus and D. Yurchenko
85 Design of a New Two-Axle Bogie for a High Speed Train
A.N. Savoskin, A.A. Akishin and D. Yurchenko
86 A Novel High Speed Weigh-in-Motion System for Railway Vehicles
P. D'Adamio, L. Marini, E. Meli, L. Pugi and A. Rindi
87 The Impact of a Rigid-Flexible System on the Ride Quality of Passenger Bogies using a Flexible Carbody
S.K. Sharma and A. Kumar
88 A Comparative Study: Modelling of an Elastomer subjected to Common Rail Track Loading
R. Zhuravlev, C. Froustey, S. Guérard, P. Viot and P.-E. Laurens
89 Vehicle-Track System Parameters Influencing Dynamics in Transition Curves
K. Zboinski and M. Golofit-Stawinska
90 A Novel Algorithm for Train Detection using Cross-Correlation Techniques
B. Allotta, P. D'Adamio, L. Marini, E. Meli and L. Pugi
91 Estimation of Three-Dimensional Railway Track Geometry using Nonlinear Recursive Bayesian Filtering and its Application
A. Yoshimura
92 Validation of a Scaled Railway Vehicle Computational Model with Experimental Results
J.F. Aceituno, S. Muñoz and J.L. Escalona
93 Payload Optimization of Articulated Wagons considering Train Length and Vehicle Dynamic Behaviour
C. Casanueva, V.V. Krishna, R. Jönsson and B.-L. Nelldal
94 Analysis of the Running Ability of Independently Rotating Wheels
K. Ejiri, Y. Michitsuji, Y. Suda and S. Lin
95 Comparing the Influences of Structural Flexibility, Contact Geometry, and Contact Friction on the Running Behaviour of a Railway Vehicle
I. Kaiser and J. Vinolas
96 Roller Rig Tests with Active Stabilization of a Two-Axle Bogie
J. Kalivoda and P. Bauer
97 A Numerical Study of the Structure-Borne Sound Transmission of a Bogie
J. Woller, C. Lein, R. Zeidler and M. Beitelschmidt
98 Development of Flexible Track Models for Railway Vehicle Dynamics Applications
J. Costa, P. Antunes, H. Magalhães, J. Ambrósio and J. Pombo
99 Construction of Three-Dimensional Track Models for Roller-Coaster Applications
B. Sequeira, J. Pombo, P. Antunes, J. Ambrósio and P. Woodward
100 Simulation of a Railway Vehicle Running in a Mountainous Track at a Prescribed Speed
H. Magalhães, J. Ambrósio and J. Pombo
PANTOGRAPH-CATENARY INTERACTION
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR A. FACCHINETTI AND PROFESSOR J. AMBRÓSIO
101 Exploring Dynamic Behaviour of Soft Catenaries subject to Regular Loading using Full Scale Measurements
A. Rønnquist and P. Nåvik
102 Close Range Photogrammetry for Measuring the Response of a Railway Catenary System
G.T. Frøseth, P. Nåvik and A. Rønnquist
103 Estimating the Damping of Existing Railway Catenary Sections from Full-Scale Measurements
P. Nåvik and A. Rønnquist
104 The Use of the Modal Superposition Method in Simulating Pantograph-Catenary Dynamic Interaction
P. Zdziebko and T. Uhl
105 INPAC: A New Simulation Tool for the Prediction of Dynamic Interaction between the Pantograph and the Catenary
M. Oumri, M. Leouatni, S.-A. Chentouf and A. Rachid
106 Catenary Finite Element Model Initialization using Optimization
P. Antunes, J. Ambrósio and J. Pombo
107 The Influence of Pantograph Raising and Lowering on Multi-Pantograph Operation
Z.D. Liu and S. Stichel
108 Sensitivity Analysis of Catenary Geometry for Current Collection Quality
O. Vo Van, E. Balmes, A. Capitaine and X. Lorang
109 Numerical Simulation for the Vertical Vehicle-Track-Pantograph-Catenary Coupled System
Y. Song, Z. Liu, H. Wang, X. Lu and F. Duan
110 The Use of Finite Element Models to Study the Fatigue of Overhead Contact Wire
J.-P. Massat, E. Balmes and J.-P. Bianchi
111 On the Dynamic Behaviour of Catenary-Pantographs subject to Wind Loads
C. Sánchez-Rebollo, A. Carnicero and J.R. Jimenez-Octavio
112 The Influence of Wind Load Modelling in the Dynamic Simulation of Overhead Catenary Lines
C. Sánchez-Rebollo, J.R. Jimenez-Octavio and A. Carnicero
113 Assessing Aerodynamic Effects on a Railway Pantograph by means of Computational Fluid Dynamics
M. Carnevale, A. Facchinetti and D. Rocchi
114 Optical Emission Spectra of the Pantograph-Catenary Arcing Plasmas for a Laboratory Simulation Device
W. Wei, G. Gao, G. Wu, H. Hu, X. Liu and J. Wu
115 Numerical Analysis of Pantograph-Catenary Arcing of a High-Speed Train
G. Zhu, G. Gao, G. Wu and W. Wei
SWITCHES AND CROSSINGS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY DR. V. MARKINE AND PROFESSOR E. KASSA
116 A Simplified Dynamic Finite Element Model for the Impact of a Wheel on a Crossing: Validation and Parameter Study
J. Wiedorn, W. Daves, H. Ossberger and M. Pletz
117 Numerical Analysis of Wheel-Crossing Interaction using a Coupling Strategy
Y. Ma, A.A. Mashal and V.L. Markine
118 Analysis of Failures within Railway Switches and Crossings using Failure Modes and Effects Analysis Methodology
E. Kassa and D. Gebretsadik
119 A Parametric Study on the Fatigue Life of Turnout Crossings using the Finite Element Approach
L. Xin and V.L. Markine
120 Rail Accidents caused by Switches and Frogs
E.M. Keretch and C.E.L. de Paiva
121 Winterproof Switch Systems
G. van der Werf
122 Optimisation of Switch Reliability and Safety through Flexure Analysis
A.R. Foan
123 Optimization of Support Stiffness at a Railway Crossing Panel
I. Grossoni, Y. Bezin and S.G.M. Neves
124 Fiber-Reinforced Foamed Urethane Synthetic Sleepers, Slims, Bridges and Switch Sleepers
G. Koller
125 Freight Bogie Design Measures to Improve the Lifetime Performance of Switches and Curves
M. Hiensch, M. Linders, N. Burgelman, W. Hoeding, M. Steenbergen and A. Zoeteman
126 Simulation of Vehicle-Track Interaction in Small Radius Curves and Switches and Crossings
A. Lau and E. Kassa
127 Numerical Simulation of a Hadfield Steel Crossing subject to an Explosion
C. Chen, F.C. Zhang and D.Y. Sun
128 High Strength Alloy Guard Rails for Heavy Haul Railways
X. Liang, F. Liu, Q. Zhou and Y. Zhang
129 Dynamical Loading on a Turnout with a Rigid Frog
D. Jiang and D. Grin
130 A Performance Study of Railway Crossings in Facing and Trailing Directions
X. Liu, V.L. Markine and I.Y. Shevtsov
DYNAMICS OF RAILWAY BRIDGES
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR R. KAROUMI, PROFESSOR J.M. GOICOLEA AND PROFESSOR R.A.B. CALCADA
131 Analysis of the Effect of Soil-Structure Interaction on the Response of Railway Bridges using Boundary Element - Finite Element Methods
A. Doménech, M.D. Martínez-Rodrigo, P. Galvín and A. Romero
132 Assessment of Existing Steel Bridge Structures
J. Bujnak and R. Hlink
133 Experiences with Orthotropic Plated Bridge Decks for High Speeds
P. Van Bogaert
134 Evaluation of the Vertical Displacements Limit of Railway Bridges for Securing Passenger Comfort
S.I. Kim, N.S. Kim, B.G. Jeon and C.E. Kim
135 An Experimental Study on the Flexural Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete T-Beams Externally Strengthened with CFRP Tendons
F.Q. Deng, L.H. Xu, F. Xu and Y. Chi
136 Dynamic Interaction within a "Bridge-Track-Car" System on a High-Speed Railway
V. Polyakov
137 The Effect of Track Levelling on Thermal Gradients in Composite Bridges
C. Anicotte and C. Griveau
138 Calculation of the Dynamic Allowance for Railway Bridges from Direct Measurement
L. Connolly, D. Hajializadeh, C. Leahy, A. O'Connor, E.J. O'Brien and C. Bowe
139 Fatigue Assessment in Steel Railway Bridges using Output Only Vibration Measurements and Partial Structural Information
V.K. Dertimanis, E.N. Chatzi, S. Eftekhar Azam and C. Papadimitriou
140 Fatigue Stress Analysis of a Railway Steel Truss Bridge Using Dynamic Vehicle-bridge System Model
H.L. Li and H. Xia
141 Selection of Sensitive Features for Damage Identification in a Railway Bridge
A. Meixedo, V. Alves, D. Ribeiro and R. Calçada
142 A Dynamic Evaluation Method for Railway Bridge Substructures and its Application to Model Tests
Y. Yan, J. Zhan and N. Zhang
143 Improvement Proposals of Eurocode 1 to Design Railway Bridges for Dynamic Loading
D. La Poutré, A. Ausserlechner and M. Vospernig
144 A Finite Element-Discrete Element Approach for the Analysis of the Venice Trans-Lagoon Railway Bridge
E. Reccia, A. Cecchi and G. Milani
WHEEL-RAIL CONTACT TRIBOLOGY
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR R. LEWIS AND PROFESSOR U. OLOFSSON
145 A Study of Surface Evolution at the Wheel-Rail Interface
B.T. Battaglia, A. Athukoralalage and D.V. De Pellegrin
146 A Noise Related Track Maintenance Tool for Severe Wear Detection of Wheel-Rail Contact
M. Höjer, E. Bergseth, U. Olofsson, R. Nilsson and Y. Lyu
147 Optimisation of Grease Application to Railway Tracks
P.D. Temple, M. Harmon, R. Lewis, M.C. Burstow and B. Temple
148 Assessment of Friction Modifiers Performance using Two Different Laboratory Test-Rigs
L. Buckley-Johnstone, M. Harmon, R. Lewis, C. Hardwick and R. Stock
149 Laser Cladding of Railway Track to Promote Wear/RCF, Bend Fatigue and IBJ Lipping Resistance
S.R. Lewis, R. Lewis, P.S. Goodwin, S. Fretwell-Smith, D.I. Fletcher and K. Murray
150 A Pin-On-Disc Study of Airborne Wear Particles from Dry Sliding Wheel-Rail Contacts
H. Liu, U. Olofsson, L.T.I. Jonsson and P.G. Jönsson
151 Investigation of the Influence of Rail Hardness on the Wear of Rail and Wheel Materials under Dry Conditions
R. Lewis, W.J. Wang, M. Burstow and S.R. Lewis
152 The Influence of Attack Angle and Rail Surface Condition on Early-Damaging
A. Trausmuth, E. Badisch, M. Rodriguez Ripoll, T. Lebersorger, D. Künstner and S. Scheriau
153 The Effect of Subzero Temperature and Snow on the Tribology of Wheel-Rail Contact
Y. Lyu, E. Bergseth and U. Olofsson
154 The Contribution of Iron Oxides to the Wet-Rail Phenomenon
B.T. White, R. Lewis, U. Olofsson and Y. Lyu
155 Bridge Cranes Wheels and Rails: Wear Analysis
N. Bosso, A. Somà and N. Zampieri
156 Validation of Finite Element Simulations for Wheel-Rail Normal Contact
F. Dörner, T. Bettinger, J. Lekue and C. Schindler
157 Wheel-Rail Endpost Contact Characterisation using Ultrasound Reflectometry
L. Zhou and R. Lewis
158 The Influence of Repetitive Rolling on the Contact Condition between Wheel and Rail
S. Fukagai, T. Ban, K. Makino, M. Kuzuta and H. Chen
TOWARDS AUTOMATED MONITORING AND MAINTENANCE SYSTEMS FOR RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY DR A. NÚÑEZ, DR Z. LI AND PROFESSOR B. DE SCHUTTER
159 Key Performance Indicators using Robust Prediction Modelling to consider Squats in Railway Infrastructure
A. Jamshidi, A. Núñez, M. Molodova, Z. Li and R. Dollevoet
160 An Architecture for Efficient Distribution of Railway Asset Performance Metrics
E.P.C. Morris, G.D. Horler and J.B. Hughes
161 Rail Strain under Different Loads and Conditions as a Source of Information for Operation
M. Bruner, D. Cortis and G. Malavasi
162 How to increase the Safety of Railway Networks using the "SICS Approach"
G. Aurisicchio
163 Numerical Simulation of Non-Destructive Ultrasonic Railway Control
S.A. Kotelnikov, A.V. Favorskaya, I.B. Petrov, N.I. Khokhlov and V.A. Miryakha
164 NDT-NDE Based Assessment of Steel Railway Infrastructure for Life Cycle Management
C. Boller, P. Starke, G. Seiler, M. Sheikh Amiri, P. Kolakowski and J. Holnicki-Szulc
165 Detection of Railway Infrastructure Settlement using Satellite SAR Interferometry
L. Chang, R.F. Hanssen and R.P.B.J. Dollevoet
166 Strain Cycles Monitoring of Metallic Railway Bridges using a Wireless Sensor Network
G. Feltrin, N. Popovic, K.-E. Jalsan and M. Wojtera
167 Fundamental Research of the Axial Force Evaluation of the Railway Rail with X-ray Stress Measurement
Y. Kanematsu and M. Matsui
168 A Modular Measurement System for the Development of Light Rail Vehicles
C. Telke, A. Schulz and M. Beitelschmidt
169 Russian Railway Infrastructure Monitoring using Modern Multifunctional Diagnostic Trains
E.S. Ashpiz, I.K. Mikhalkin, O.B. Simakov and E.D. Zagitov
WHEEL-RAIL DAMAGE: INFLUENCING FACTORS AND METALLURGICAL ASPECTS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY DR M. STEENBERGEN AND DR K. SIX
170 Early Rail Defect Detection using Sound Measurements
W. Schwanen and A.H.W.M. Kuijpers
171 Rolling Contact Fatigue Assessment of Railway Wheel Steels with Wet Contact
A. Mazzù, C. Petrogalli, M. Lancini, A. Ghidini and M. Faccoli
172 Numerical Simulation Model for Competition between Crack Propagation and Wear in a Railhead
M. Akama, F. Ohya and K. Matsubara
173 An Experimental Study of the Development of Three-Dimensional Rail Residual Stress at Various Manufacturing Stages
J. Magiera
174 The Effect of Freight Train Mounted TOR-FM on Wheel Life and Defects
D. Elvidge, R. Stock, C. Hardwick and K. Oldknow
175 Challenges in a Field Study of Wear and Rolling Contact Fatigue on Railway Rails
J. Rajamäki, A. Nurmikolu, M. Vippola and P. Salmenperä
176 A New Method for Evaluating Wheel and Rail Wear
A. Shebani, S. Iwnicki and C. Pislaru
177 Rolling Contact Fatigue: The Role of Maintenance Grinding
M.J.M.M. Steenbergen
178 The Influence of Corrugation on Frictional Stress at the Rail-Wheel Interface
R. Lundén, J.C.O. Nielsen and A. Ekberg
179 Numerical Analysis of Rail Surface Crack Propagation under Cyclic Rolling-Sliding Contact Loads
Y. Ma, V.L. Markine and A.A. Mashal
DYNAMIC RESPONSE OF STRUCTURES AND MEDIA UNDER MOVING FORCES OR/AND MASSES: FROM MODELLING TO APPLICATIONS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR P. KOZIOL AND PROFESSOR M. DE MATOS NEVES
180 Semi-Analytical Solution of a Moving Mass Problem
Z. Dimitrovová
181 Finite Element Method - Wave Finite Element Method Coupling to Compute the Forced Response of an Infinite Periodically Supported Railway Track
T. Gras, M.-A. Hamdi and M. Ben Tahar
182 On Important Wave Problems in High-Speed Train-Track Dynamics
R. Bogacz and K. Frischmuth
183 Energy Flow between Layers of Railway Tracks during Moving Loads
W. Czyczula, L. Chudyba, P. Koziol, M. Odrowaz and T. Wesolowski
184 Techniques Adopted in Finite Element Analysis of Uniformly Accelerated Moving Loads
D. Domingues, S. Souteiro, M.M. Neves and P. Koziol
185 Response of a Periodically Supported Beam on a Non-Uniform Viscoelastic Foundation subject to Moving Loads
T. Hoang, D. Duhamel, G. Foret, H.P. Yin, G. Cumunel, P. Joyez, and R. Caby
186 Characterisation of Building Response to Railway-Induced Vibration
K.A. Kuo, P. Coulier, G. Lombaert and G. Degrande
187 Finite Element Modeling of an Infinite Beam on Elastic Foundation subjected to a Moving Load
H.D. Phadke and O.R. Jaiswal
188 Prediction of Vibrations due to Underground Railway Traffic through a 2.5 D MFS-FEM Approach
P. Alves Costa, P. Amado-Mendes, L.M.C. Godinho and P. Lopes
NEXT GENERATION RAILWAYS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY DR J. WINTER AND C. O'NEILL
189 Electronic Coupling of Next Generation Trains
J. Winter, A. Lehner and E. Polisky
190 The Potential of Hybrid Energy Storage Systems for Railway Vehicle Applications
S. Kaimer and S. Sigle
191 Challenges in High-Power Railway Applications using Inductive Power Transmission
S. Streit and J. Winter
192 ERSAT: Results for the Validation of Satellite Technology for the ERTMS Evolution
F. Senesi, M. Ciaffi and D. Caronti
193 Laboratory Fatigue Tests in the Design and Development of New Vehicles
M. Kepka, J. Chvojan, S. Spirk, P. Heller, L. Barton and M. Kepka Jr.
194 Passenger Comfort for the Next Generation Train: Excellent Comfort
J. Winter, I. Windemut, N. Kevlishvili, D. Schmeling and J. Maier
195 Passenger Comfort for the Next Generation Train: A Laboratory for Comfort Factor Trials
J. Winter, I. Windemut, N. Kevlishvili, D. Schmeling and J. Maier
196 Passenger Comfort for the Next Generation Train: Subject Trials for Ventilation and Lighting
J. Winter, I. Windemut, N. Kevlishvili, D. Schmeling and J. Maier
TRANSITION ZONES: UNDERSTANDING AND OVERCOMING THE GAP
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR E. FORTUNATO AND PROFESSOR S. KAEWUNRUEN
197 Effectiveness of Soft Baseplates and Fastenings to Mitigate Track Dynamic Settlement at Transition Zones on Railway Bridge Approaches
S. Kaewunruen, A.M. Remennikov and A. Aikawa
198 Dynamic Train-Track Interaction over Inhomogeneous Foundations
J.N. Varandas, B. Correia, A. Paixão and E. Fortunato
199 Modeling of Train-Induced Transitional Wavefields
K.N. van Dalen and M.J.M.M. Steenbergen
200 The Effect of Increasing Train Speed on Track Transition Performance
R. Sañudo Ortega, V.L. Markine and L. Dell'Olio
201 A Numerical Study of Railway Track Dynamics: The Case of a Transition Zone
E. Arlaud, S. Costa D'Aguiar, E. Balmes and G. Faussurier
202 Principles and Applications of a Continuously Variable Radius Track Panel
A.R. Foan
203 Analysis of the Long-Term Behaviour of Track Transition Zones
H. Wang and V.L. Markine
ADVANCED WHEEL-RAIL CONTACT MODELS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY DR E. MELI, PROFESSOR J.L. ESCALONA AND DR L. PUGI
204 Development of An Innovative Wheel-Rail Conformal Contact Model
E. Boccini, L. Marini, E. Meli, A. Rindi and M. Romani
205 Thermomechanical Analysis of Wheel/Rail Contact using the Finite Element Method
C. Carini-Siguret and A. Boukamel
206 Development of a Novel Degraded Adhesion Model for Railway Systems
L. Marini, E. Meli, S. Panconi, A. Ridolfi and A. Rindi
207 Advanced Techniques for Measuring Forces in Wheel-Rail Contact
J. Capek
208 A Parametric Study of Wheel-Rail Contact
M. Habib, Y. Lifei, Q. Chenhui, H. Jun and Z. Chen
209 Development of a Novel Wheel-Rail Contact Model for Real-Time Applications
P. D'Adamio, J. Escalona, E. Galardi, L. Marini, E. Meli, L. Pugi and A. Rindi
210 Tangential Stresses for Non-Elliptical Contact Patches Computed by means of a Modified FASTSIM Method
T. Lack and J. Gerlici
METHODS FOR THE SAFETY IMPROVEMENT IN RAILWAY TRANSPORT
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR M. SITARZ AND DR I. MANKA
211 A Phased Array Ultrasonic Inspection Technique for Wheel Set Safety Control
X. Gao, C. Peng, Y. Zhang, J. Peng and K. Yang
212 Improving the Resilience of Guided Transport Systems for Natural Risks
M. Gonzva, B. Barroca, P.-A. Zitt, P.-E. Gautier and Y. Diab
213 Generation of a Load Spectrum for an Electric Multiple Unit Underfloor Equipment Bearing Structure based on a Kernel Estimation Method
F. Li and P. Wu
214 A Method for Three-Dimensional Reconstruction of a Train Accident Scene using Photographs
Z. Tang, Y.Y. Nie, J. Chang and J.J. Zhang
215 The Supervision Benchmark as a Tool for Safety Monitoring
A. Drzewiecki, A. Górnik and R. Wachnik
216 CWR Continuous Monitoring Systems: Risk Reduction and Economic Benefits
G. Morel, M. Sciutto and G. Sciutto
217 A Study on Twisted Test Methods for High Speed Vehicles
B. Zheng, J. Zeng, L. Wei and Q.S. Wang
MECHANICS OF HIGH-SPEED TRAINS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR G.W. YANG AND PROFESSOR X. SHEN
218 Development of a Moving Model Testing System
Q. Yang, J. Song, D. Guo and G. Yang
219 Research on Anti-sliding Control for Rolling Stock Based on the Optimal Slip Rate
W.L. Zhu, X. Liao, C. Tian and M.L. Wu
220 A Study of the Optimization Design Method for a High Speed Train
G.L. Zhao, Z.X. Sun, S.B. Yao, D.L. Guo and G.W. Yang
221 Numerical Simulation of Pressure Waves in Railway Tunnels using a One-Dimensional Flow Model
Y.X. Jia, Y.G. Mei and C.H. Zhou
222 Analysis of the Influence of Mean Stress on the Fatigue Life of In-Service High-Speed Train Bogies using Monitoring Data
X. Wang and Y.Q. Ni
223 A Study of the Influence of Wheel Flats on the Dynamic Performance of High-Speed Trains
C. Wang, S.H. Luo and W.H. Ma
224 The Effect of Wheel Rotation on the Aerodynamic Performance of a High-Speed Train
C.W. Jiang, J.S. Yang, C.H. Xu, Z.X. Gao and C.H. Lee
TRACK DESIGN AND REHABILITATION OF OLD RAILWAY LINES: TECHNICAL AND ECONOMIC ISSUES
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR E. FORTUNATO AND DR G. SAUSSINE
225 Reinstallation of Tramways across a 100 Year Portal Frame Bridge
P. Van Bogaert
226 Mechanical Analysis of a Heavy Haul Track under Different Operational Conditions
J. Pires and A.G. Dumont
227 Geotechnical Aspects of the Rehabilitation of a Freight Railway Line in Africa
E. Fortunato, S. Fontul, A. Paixão, N. Cruz, J. Cruz and F. Asseiceiro
228 High Yield Geotechnical Characterization of Existing Railway Tracks
Y. Haddani, N. Calon, G. Saussine, M.A. Benz-Navarrete, F. Ranvier, C. du Couedic and R. Gourvès
229 A Laboratory Simulation of the Deflection Basin of a Dormant Lacquered Rail
C.E.L. de Paiva and T.M.A. Arenas
230 Understanding Track Loading Requirements to achieve Better Track Design
Y. Bezin, S. Neves, I. Grossoni and A. Kaushal
FRICTION IN WHEEL-RAIL CONTACT: MODELLING AND EXPERIMENTAL VALIDATION
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY DR K. SIX AND DR E.A.H. VOLLEBREGT
231 An Experimental Study of Squeal Noise Characteristics for Railways using a Scale Model Test Rig
E. Jie, J.Y. Kim, D.H. Hwang, J.H. Lee, K.J. Kim and J.C. Kim
232 Wheel-Rail Contact Parameters Sensitivity Analysis with Stochastic Track Geometry
A.M. Panunzio, G. Puel, R. Cottereau, S. Simon and X. Quost
233 A Test Rig for Multi-Wheelset Adhesion Experiments
N. Bosso, A. Gugliotta and N. Zampieri
234 Investigation of Creep Force Characteristics under a Flange Climbing Condition
H. Doi, T. Miyamoto and H. Ishida
235 Curve Squeal of Rail Vehicles: Linear Stability Analysis and Non-linear Time-Domain Simulation
A. Pieringer, P.T. Torstensson and J. Giner
236 A Study on the Friction Characteristics of Multiple Wheels in Wet Conditions
S.P. Lin, Y. Takino, Y. Suda, M. Hashimoto and M. Kageyama
DURABILITY OF RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURES AND ROLLING STOCK
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY DR Z. QIAN, DR D. FLETCHER AND DR Z. LI
237 Monitoring of Railway Wheel Diameters by means of a Wheel Impact Load Detector
A. Alemi, F. Corman and G. Lodewijks
238 On the use of Plastic Inserts in Prestressed Railway Components
W.M. Coombs
239 Definition of Residual Resource of a Bearing Structure for a Railway Car Hopper-Batcher after Long-Term Service
V. Senko, A. Putsiata and Y. Kanavalau
240 Numerical Simulation of the Dynamic Behaviour of a Degraded Insulated Rail Joint
Z. Yang, M.A. Boogaard, Z. Li and R.P.B.J. Dollevoet
241 Extraordinary Maintenance of a Railway Bridge with an Innovating Retrofitting Strategy: A Cable-Stayed Bridge to Support the Existing Structures without Interfering with Train Traffic Operations
E. Fedeli, V. Cefaliello, M.G. Imbroglini, M. Roccia and P. Petrella
242 Definition and Characterization of New Generation Insulated Rail Joints
K. Naji, M.-N. Avettand-Fènoël and E. Laurans
INTEROPERABLE TRACK AND ROLLING STOCK: TESTING, HOMOLOGATION, CONDITION MONITORING AND MAINTENANCE
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR C. VALE, PROFESSOR A. BRACCIALI AND DR C. CARGANICO
243 Design of an Innovative Test Bench to Calibrate Instrumented Wheelsets
A. Bracciali, M. Macherelli and L. Bocciolini
244 An On-Board Braking Monitoring System for Intermodal Freight Trains
M. Aimar, A. Somà and F. Fraccarollo
245 Temperature Condition Monitoring for Shinkansen Bogies
T. Oba, H. Shimizu, E. Morimoto and N. Kumagai
246 Formal Based Tests for Conformity and Interoperability of Rail Systems
L. Asbach, H. Hungar and M. Meyer zu Hörste
247 European Railway Electromagnetic Compatibility
N. Haddad, C. Place, W. Baldauf, G. Zimmer, F. Maumy and E. Rigaud
248 A Study on the Application of Big Data Analytics in Railways Systems
S.P. Lin, K. Kimoto, Y. Suda, A. Iwamoto, T. Saito, K. Yano, M. Mizuno, M. Tanimoto and K. Nagasawa
SQUATS: DETECTION, MONITORING, MITIGATION AND INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY DR M. ISHIDA, DR Z. LI AND DR. S. KAEWUNRUEN
249 In Situ Monitoring of Multi-Stage Rail Surface Defects in Three Dimensions using a Mobile Ultrasonic Technique
S. Kaewunruen and M. Ishida
250 Three-Dimensional Modelling for Rolling Contact Fatigue Crack Growth in Rails
S.H. Mai, M.L. Nguyen-Tajan and A. Gravouil
251 Numerical Simulation of Simultaneous Propagation of Horizontal and Transverse Fissures in Squats
M. Akama, F. Ohya and K. Matsubara
252 Thermo-Mechanical Effects in the Formation Mechanism of Rail Squats
M. Naeimi, Z. Li, R. Dollevoet, J. Wu, R.H. Petrov and J. Sietsma
253 Dynamic Detection of the White Etching Layer for Prevention of Multiple Crack Initiation
M. Ishida and Y. Maruyama
RAILWAY PRODUCTIVITY
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR L.M. VIANNA, PROFESSOR S. RICCI AND R. TROIAN
254 A Timetable-Dependent Method for Railway Capacity Analysis: Validation and Case Studies
N. Coviello
255 Coordination in the Upstream Supply Chain of the Dutch Railway Sector: A Research Agenda
L. Schlicher, M. Slikker and G.J. van Houtum
256 Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis of Railway Rolling Stock Assets
F. Dinmohammadi, B. Alkali, M. Shafiee, C. Bérenguer and A. Labib
257 Resource Planning, Scheduling and Simulations for Railway Maintenance
R.P. Santos
258 The Assembly Planning System for a Train based on Solidworks
Z.X. Hu, Y.M. Hu, T.L. Shi, B. Wu, S.T. Li and Z.P. Wang
HARDWARE IN THE LOOP TESTING AND REAL-TIME IDENTIFICATION FOR RAILWAY APPLICATIONS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR A. MPANDA, PROFESSOR J. ROS, DR L. PUGI AND DR E. MELI
259 Real Time Modelling of a Railway Multibody Vehicle: Application and Validation on a Scaled Railway Vehicle
P. D'Adamio, J. Escalona, E. Galardi, E. Meli, L. Pugi and A. Rindi
260 Dynamic Simulation of a Driving Wheelset on the Roller Test Rig
M. Dub, J. Kolár, F. Lopot and V. Dynybyl
261 Real-Time Simulation of a Locomotive using Symbolic Multibody Methods
A. Plaza, J. Ros, X. Iriarte and J.M. Pintor
262 Hardware in the Loop Testing as a Tool for Pantograph Virtual Homologation
A. Facchinetti and S. Bruni
ADVANCED DIAGNOSTICS, MONITORING AND MODELLING OF RAILWAY SYSTEMS ELECTRIC COMPONENTS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR S. BARMADA AND PROFESSOR M. TUCCI
263 Channel Capacity Evaluation of UIC Cables for High Speed Data Transmission Onboard Regional Trains
S. Barmada, M. Tucci and F. Romano
264 An Analytical Solution of the Peak to Average Power Ratio Problem in Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Modulation
S. Carcangiu and A. Montisci
265 A New Electromagnetic Interference Calculation Tool that includes Train Traffic Density
T. Hammi, N. Haddad, G. Papaiz Garbini and M. Cucchiaro
266 The Impact of Multilayer Ground and Buried Conductors on Ground Potential Rising
G. Papaiz-Garbini, L. Pichon, M. Cucchiaro, T. Hammi and N. Haddad
COMPUTERIZED SYSTEMS FOR VEHICLE CONTROL, DIAGNOSTICS AND MAINTENANCE
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR A. LEVCHENKOV AND PROFESSOR Z. BAZARAS
267 Innovative Monitoring Systems for Onboard Vehicle Diagnostics
N. Zampieri, N. Bosso and A. Gugliotta
268 Control Algorithms of Railway Crash Prevention for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
A. Levchenkov and M. Gorobetz
RAILWAY VEHICLE-INFRASTRUCTURE INTERACTION: EXPERIMENTAL, ANALYTICAL AND NUMERICAL ADVANCES
269 Study of Vehicle and Track Dynamic Behaviour due to Short-Wavelength Rail Defects
V. Bourgeois, S. Neveu and J. Causse
270 Track Assessment and Track Optimization using a Train Track Interaction Model
M. Baessler, J. Bronsert and M. Thiele
271 Track-Ground Vibrations on a Stretch of the Portuguese Railway Network
N. Correia dos Santos, A. Colaço, P. Alves Costa and R. Calçada
272 A Periodic Track Model for the Prediction of Ground Borne Vibration due to Parametric Excitation
M. Germonpré, S. François, G. Degrande and G. Lombaert
273 Vehicle-Track-Soil Interaction for Track Damage, Ground Vibration and Mitigation
L. Auersch
274 A Numerical Approach of the Train-Track Interaction along Discontinuous Tracks
J. Bronsert and M. Baeßler
275 Detection of Acceleration Sensitive Areas of Rail using a Dynamic Analysis
X.P. Cai and E. Kassa
276 The use of Vehicle Dynamic Simulation for Infrastructure Design and Maintenance
F. Coudert, S. Kraft and J. Causse
277 Analysis of Train-Track-Bridge Interaction using Modal Superposition and Moving Track Method
S.H. Hwang, S.C. Yang and E. Kim
278 Damage Effects from Dynamic Interaction between Vehicles, Irregularities and Railway Bridges in the Nonlinear Dynamic Response of Structures
T. de O. Abeche, R. Dalledone Machado, J.E. Abdalla Filho, L.F.M. Beghetto and L.A.F. de Souza
279 Railway Ground Vibrations: Influence of Train Geometry And Masses
A. Colaço, P. Alves Costa and D.P. Connolly
RAILWAY OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE PLANNING
280 Rolling-stock Maintenance Scheduling in an Uncertain Environment
D. Grimes, P. Ó Duinn and B. O'Sullivan
281 Rolling Stock Door System Reliability Improvement using Maintenance Optimisation
B.M. Alkali, V. Orsi and A. Ramani
282 Developing Hazard Management Strategies based on Tolerable Risk to Railway Operations
R. Macciotta, M. Hendry and A. Roghani
283 Alternate Double Single Track Proposals for Low Demand High-Speed Railway Lines
E. Castillo, Z. Grande, P. Moraga, M. Nogal and A.J. O'Connor
284 Diesel Multiple Unit Trains Wheel Set Maintenance Modelling, Simulation and Optimisation
B.M. Alkali and V. Orsi
285 Optimization of Train Speed Profiles to Minimize Energy Consumption: Application to the Valencia Suburban Network
I. Villalba, R. Insa, P. Salvador and A. Rovira
286 Optimizing Freight Train Scheduling with respect to Energy Consumption
B. Jaumard and T.H. Le
287 Real-Time Integrated Re-scheduling for Public Transit
J.M.Y. Leung, D.S.W. Lai, Y.-H. Kuo and H.K.F. Cheung
288 Discrete Events Simulation of Intermodal Terminals Operation: Modelling Techniques and Achievable Results
S. Ricci, L. Capodilupo and E. Tombesi
ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES AND SMART GRIDS
289 Improved Sustainability of Railway Systems: The Tesys Rail Project
A. Frilli, E. Meli, D. Nocciolini, L. Pugi, A. Rindi, M. Ceraolo and G. Lutzemberger
290 Examination of the Contributions of Coasting and Regenerative Braking to the Efficiency of Electric Rail Vehicles
L.A. Allen and S.I. Chien
291 Variability of Energy Efficiency in the Concept of a Railway Gauge
E.W.S. Cabral, M.M.C. Cruz, F.L.M. Machado and H.R.B. Andrade
292 Energy Saving Potential in Light Rail Vehicles
G. Duerrschmidt and M. Beitelschmidt
293 Energy Optimisation for Subway Trains by Interactive Track Alignment Planning
M. Flurl, R. Morelos, R.-P. Mundani and E. Rank
294 Transmission Power Control for Wireless Sensor Networks in Railway Applications
J.B. Hughes, G.D. Horler and E.P.C. Morris
ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS AND IMPACT OF RAIL TRANSPORT
295 On Particulate Emissions from Individual Trains in Tunnel Environments
Y. Cha, U. Olofsson, M. Gustafsson and C. Johansson
296 Environmental Impact Assessment of Rail Freight Intermodality
A.L. Merchan, S. Belboom and A. Leonard
297 Methods to Reduce Pollutant Emissions from Rail Vehicles
M. Andrzejewski, P. Daszkiewicz, A. Merkisz-Guranowska and H. Stawecka
298 The Research of Rail Vehicles According to the Real Driving Emissions Procedure
J. Merkisz and W. Stawecki
299 The Use of Alternative Fuels in Mass Transport Vehicles
A. Merkisz-Guranowska, P. Daszkiewicz, M. Andrzejewski and L. Stawecki
300 Bootstrap Statistical Analysis of GHG Emission from Railway Maintenance and Renewal Projects
S. Krezo, O. Mirza, Y. He and S. Kaewunruen
LIGHT RAILWAYS AND TRAMS
301 Repeatability of Vibroacoustic Processes for Tram Diagnostics in Normal Operating Conditions
B. Czechyra, F. Tomaszewski, T. Nowakowski and M. Orczyk
302 Wheel-Rail Interaction Analysis for the Development of a New Tram Wheel Profile
B. Firlik
303 Analysis of the Distribution of Passengers inside a Tram
A. Gill, B. Firlik and A. Kobaszynska-Twardowska
304 Identification of Light Rail Track Geometry for Tram Running
J. Kominowski and B. Firlik
305 Analysis of Interaction between Tram Wheel and Rail in Regular Operation
T. Staskiewicz
RAILWAY BEARING TECHNOLOGIES
306 Rolling Bearing Life Estimation based on Measured Wheel-Rail Forces for Conventional and Innovative Wheelsets
A. Bracciali and G. Megna
307 Axle Bearing Condition Monitoring, Diagnosis and Maintenance: The MAXBE Project
C. Vale, C. Bonifácio, J. Seabra, R. Calçada, N. Mazzino, M. Elis, S. Terribile, D. Anguita, E. Fumeo, C. Saborido, T. Vanhonacker, E. De Donder, M. Laeremans, F. Vermeulen, D. Grimes and D. Dias
308 An Approach for an Optimized Distribution of Wayside Diagnostic Devices
K. Lysetska, T. Siefer and A. Gille
309 A Data Fusion Approach based on Systems Integration for Axle Bearing Monitoring
E. Fumeo, S. Terribile, D. Anguita, E. Massara and N. Mazzino
310 A Fast Analytical Technique for Transient Elasto-Hydrodynamic Lubrication based on Acquisition of Contact Stiffness and Damping Distributions
S.C. Zhu, D. Nelias and W.H. Zhang
SAFETY AND COMFORT OF RAIL TRANSPORT
311 Ride Comfort Evaluation for Tramways including Non-Stationary Operational States
T. Bettinger and C. Schindler
312 Validation of Crashworthiness Design of Railway Vehicles
Z. Malkovský and R. Jezdík
313 Identification of the Optimal Railway Vehicle Interior Model for Passive Safety Improvement
M. Carvalho, J. Milho and J. Ambrósio
314 High-Pressure Water Mist Active Firefighting Systems: First Full-Scale Fire Testing Experiences according to the Italian Standard UNI 11565
M. Barbagli and L. Foconi
315 Interior Passive Safety compared for Selected Rail Accidents
S. Špirk and M. Kepka
RAILWAY NOISE AND VIBRATION
316 Sound Transmission through Panels: A Comparison of Different Methods and Development of Simplify Methodologies
E. Jorge, A. Guiral and A. Alonso
317 Primary Noise in Railways: Analysis, Damage and Mitigation Alternatives
S.M. Pessanha, S.L. Issomura and T.M.S. Dias
318 Analysis of the Vibration and Sound Radiation Characteristics of a Sprayed Damped Wheel with Different Damping Rings
M. Li, X. Liu, X. Zhou, X. Sheng, H. Shen and X. Jin
319 An Investigation of the Aerodynamic Noise of Long-Grouped High Speed Trains
Z.X. Sun, G.W. Yang and D.L. Guo
RAILWAY SIGNALLING AND COMMUNICATION
320 A Strategy for the Partial Implementation of the ERTMS System within the Construction of a Railway Bypass Line around the City of Nis, Serbia
I. Ristic
321 A Model-Based Automatic Train Operation System for a Metropolitan Vehicle
B. Allotta, P. D'Adamio, E. Meli and L. Pugi
322 All Optical Networks for Rail Transportation
O. Tiemogo Hamidou and E. Dogheche
TRACTION, TRANSMISSION AND BRAKING SYSTEMS
323 The Evaluation of the Braking Process for a Rail Vehicle on the Basis of the Temperature Distribution of the Brake Disc
W. Sawczuk
324 Structural Durability Analysis of High Speed Train Cast Aluminium Gearbox Housing
G.Q. Li, L.Q. Lu, W.J. Wang, X. Wang and X.J. Zhang
325 Simulation of a Railway Pneumatic Brake Controller
A.A. Santos, P.R.G. Kurka, T.S. Martins, D.F. Ribeiro and I.P. Teodoro
FREIGHT AND HEAVY HAUL RAILWAYS
326 In-Train Coupler Forces on Freight Railway Vehicles
P.G. Kurka, A.A. Santos, A. Oliveira, M.C. Perazzo and L. Barnabé
327 Situation and Development of Rail on a Heavy Haul Railway
Y. Zhang, Q. Zhou, Z. Chen, F. Liu and Z. Yu
RAILWAY RESEARCH COMMERCIALIZATION: ECONOMY, TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY
328 Proposed High-Speed Rail Line between Cairo-Alexandria: Cost-Benefit Analysis
M.A.M. Ali, K. Osra and J. Siegmann
329 A Comparative Study Concerning High-Speed Railway Lines in Egypt: Technical Aspects and Transport Demands
M.A.M. Ali, M.A. ElSayed, K. Osra and J. Siegmann
NEW TRENDS FOR REGULATIONS, NORMS AND LEGISLATION
330 Painfulness and Sustainable Work in Rail Transportation
A.M.F. Petrus, D.M. Cunha, L.M.S. Cunha and M.H. Lacomblez

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