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Investigation of the Relationship between Crashworthiness Performance and Weight for High-Speed Train Operations in the U.S.
Keywords: High-speed train, crashworthiness, weight, seats, structural fire protection, energy absorber, occupant volume strength
Keywords: Positive Train Location, PTL, end-of-train device, ETD, End of Train, EOT, Head of Train, HOT, Positive Train Control, PTC, Global Navigation Satellite System, GNSS, Global Positioning System, GPS
Abstract: The overall goal of the Positive Train Location (PTL) end-of-train (EOT) project was to build on the successes of the PTL Phase II project and further refine the use cases,...
The overall goal of the Positive Train Location (PTL) end-of-train (EOT) project was to build on the successes of the PTL Phase II project and further refine the use cases,...
Keywords: Dense urban area, DUA, Differential Quadrature Phase Shift Keying, DQPSK, radio frequency, RF, interoperable train control, ITC, Positive Train Control, PTC, Hata Equation, quadrature amplitude modulation, QAM, wireless communications, application message
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) sponsored a project conducted by Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI) to analyze railroad wireless communication needs and...
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) sponsored a project conducted by Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI) to analyze railroad wireless communication needs and...
Keywords: Locomotives, rail cars, override, collision, injury, impacts, testing, crash energy management, push-back coupler, anti-climber
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration and the Volpe Center continue to evaluate new technologies for increasing the safety of passengers and operators in rail equipment. In...
Keywords: Airbag, anthropomorphic test device, ATD, crash test dummy, crashworthiness, energy absorption, finite element analysis, FEA, injury indices, knee bolster, secondary impact protection, sled testing
Abstract: A modern freight locomotive designed to the specifications of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations § 229.207 and the Association of American Railroads’ S-580 can preserve the...