Keywords: Railroad wireless communications, software-defined radio, technology survey, system requirements specification (SysRS), component requirements, trade-off analysis
Keywords: Cyber security, communications, risk, connected railroad
Keywords: Digital train line, wireless connectivity, 5G, WiDTL, user/control plane, high-speed rail, passenger rail service
Abstract: This research project evaluated current wireless communication standards used by high-speed passenger rail services around the globe and determined, based on those findings, an...
This research project evaluated current wireless communication standards used by high-speed passenger rail services around the globe and determined, based on those findings, an...
Determining Bond-Slip Characteristics of Prestressing Tendons with Varying Geometries in Two Concrete Mixtures
Keywords: Track, ties, concrete, bond-slip, prestressing tendons
Abstract: Untensioned pullout tests were conducted to obtain the bond-slip characteristics of two groups of prestressing tendons used in concrete railroad tie production. The purpose of...
Keywords: Concrete crossties, water damage, center cracks, cyclic loading
Abstract: To investigate the impact of moisture on crack growth and other tie damage, UIUC researchers subjected pretensioned concrete crossties and small-scale beams to repeated loading...