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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: 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...
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...