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Train Energy and Dynamics Simulator (TEDS) Revenue Service Validation: Volume II Mixed Manifest Train with Distributed Power
Keywords: Air brake, coupler forces, draft gear, slack action, tractive effort, TE, train dynamics validation, train operation, Train Energy and Dynamics Simulator, TEDS, rolling stock, simulation, software
Keywords: Diesel multiple unit, DMU, fuel tanks, impact test, crashworthiness, finite element analysis, FEA, puncture resistance, passenger locomotive, fuel tanks
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) Office of Research, Development and Technology has been conducting research into passenger locomotive fuel tank crashworthiness. FRA...
A Radar Vehicle Detection System for Four-Quadrant Gate Warning Systems and Blocked Crossing Detection
Keywords: Microwave radar, vehicle detection, Wavetronix, four-quadrant gate, blocked railroad crossing, exit gates, obstacle detection, IODS, island radar,
Abstract: This report compares two vehicle detection technologies for grade crossings. Findings suggest radar detection is a cost-effective replacement for ground-based sensors.
This report compares two vehicle detection technologies for grade crossings. Findings suggest radar detection is a cost-effective replacement for ground-based sensors.