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Keywords: Ballast behavior, discrete element modeling, DEM, Discrete Element Method, triaxial test, fouling, dynamic train loading, ballast degradation and image analysis
Abstract: An innovative integrated computational-experimental laboratory testing framework has been developed at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to evaluate clean and fouled...
Abstract: This report summarizes the methods and results of train noise measurement carried out on August 30, 2001 at the Transportation Test Center in Pueblo, Colorado. The measurements...
Keywords: Safety, Locomotive, Crashworthiness, Collisions, Structural analysis, Dynamics Analysis
Abstract: The model developed to simulate the head-on collision of two lead locomotives, each in a multi-locomotive, multi-trailing-vehicle train, appears to provide a good simulation of...
Engineering Department Fatalities Resulting from the Operation or Maintenance of On-Track Equipment : Calendar Years 1989-1993
Abstract: This report represents the Federal Railroad Administration's findings in its investigation of 22 Engineering Department railroad employee fatalities suffered during calendar years...
Keywords: Accident Reports, Incident Reports, Casualties
Abstract: This report represents the Federal Railroad Administration's findings in its investigation of nine railroad employee fatalities suffered during the fourth quarter of 1987. Not...