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The Aerodynamic Effects of High-Speed Trains on People and Property at Stations in the Northeast Corridor
Keywords: Northeast corridor, Computational fluid dynamics, Acela, Acela trainset, aerodynamics, FLUENT
Abstract: This report presents the results of a study to evaluate the aerodynamic (air velocity and pressure) effects of the new high-speed trains on the safety and comfort of people and...
Keywords: Potential Improvements to the Washington-Richmond Railroad Corridor Volume I - Main Report
Abstract: ...The study scope was confined to fixed facility improvements that would safely support intended train schedules, frequencies, and service reliability through the year 2015. "...
Keywords: Potential Improvements to the Washington-Richmond Railroad Corridor Volume II - Appendixes
Passenger Acceptance of Alignments with Frequent Curves in Maglev or Other Very-High-Speed Ground Systems
Keywords: system safety; heat release rate; large-scale fire tests; small-scale fire tests; fire test methods; NIST; Cone Calorimeter; fire safety guidelines; fire modeling; fire hazard assessment
Abstract: As part of the passenger equipment rulemaking required by Congress, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has proposed that its existing fire safety guidelines be made...