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Railway technology, engineering & trades books

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Ballastless Tracks by Regine Freudenstein Ballastless Tracks

The extension of railways and high speed lines for transport infrastructure is an ongoing process worldwide. Ballastless tracks are used more and more. In the book planning and design experiences of 40 years are given which led to the European...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/01/2018

China's High-Speed Rail Technology An International Perspective by Youtong Fang China's High-Speed Rail Technology An International Perspective

This book presents cutting-edge theories, techniques, and methodologies in the multidisciplinary field of high-speed railways, sharing the revealing insights of elite scholars from China, the UK and Japan.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/01/2018

Contact Lines for Electrical Railways Planning - Design - Implementation - Maintenance by Friedrich Kiessling, Rainer Puschmann, Axel Schmieder, Egid Schneider Contact Lines for Electrical Railways Planning - Design - Implementation - Maintenance
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The book provides railway company professionals, manufacturers, students, and consultant engineers with a detailed description of the subject. They will find practical guidance for planning and implementation of systems, specifications, technical data, standards and regulations.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/12/2017

Reliability, Safety, and Security of Railway Systems. Modelling, Analysis, Verification, and Certification Second International Conference, RSSRail 2017, Pistoia, Italy, November 14-16, 2017, Proceedi by Alessandro Fantechi Reliability, Safety, and Security of Railway Systems. Modelling, Analysis, Verification, and Certification Second International Conference, RSSRail 2017, Pistoia, Italy, November 14-16, 2017, Proceedi

This volume constitutes the proceedings of the Second International Conference on Reliability, Safety and Security of Railway Systems, RRSRail 2017, held in Pistoia, Italy, in November 2017. They are organized in topical sections named: communication challenges in railway systems;
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/10/2017

Principles of Railway Location and Design by Sirong (Professor, School of Civil Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University) Yi Principles of Railway Location and Design
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Principles of Railway Location and Design examines classification and classing methods of railway networks and expresses theories and methods of railway route selection and design. Railway networks represent modal transfer, which significantly alleviates traffic congestion and pollution The book introduces...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

Safety Theory and Control Technology of High-Speed Train Operation by Junfeng (Professor and the Vice Director of the State Key Laboratory of Rail Traffic Control and Safety, Beijing Jiaotong Wang Safety Theory and Control Technology of High-Speed Train Operation
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Safety Theory and Technology of High-Speed Train Operation puts forward solutions for train dispatching and signal control. Frequent railway incidents have threatened the safety of rail transport. In 2013, more than 12 trains collided. In the same year, a Spanish...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Austrian Railways Locomotives, Multiple Units and Trams by Roland Beier Austrian Railways Locomotives, Multiple Units and Trams


Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2017

Recent Developments in Railway Track and Transportation Engineering Proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition, Egypt 2017 on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures by Joao Pombo Recent Developments in Railway Track and Transportation Engineering Proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition, Egypt 2017 on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures

This volume brings together scientific experts in different areas that contribute to the Railway Track & Transportation Engineering challenges, evaluate the State-of-the-Art, identify the shortcomings and opportunities for research and promote the interaction with the industry.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/07/2017

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Electrical Railway Transportation Systems by Morris Brenna, Federica Foiadelli, Dario Zaninelli Electrical Railway Transportation Systems
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Allows the reader to deepen their understanding of various technologies for both fixed power supply installations of railway systems and for railway rolling stock This book explores the electric railway systems that play a crucial role in the mitigation of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2018

Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Electrical and Information Technologies for Rail Transportation (EITRT) 2017 Transportation by Limin Jia Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Electrical and Information Technologies for Rail Transportation (EITRT) 2017 Transportation

The topics cover novel traction drive technologies of rail transportation, safety technology of rail transportation system, rail transportation information technology, rail transportation operational management technology, rail transportation cutting-edge theory and technology etc.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2018

Handbook of RAMS in Railway Systems Theory and Practice by Qamar Mahboob Handbook of RAMS in Railway Systems Theory and Practice

The Handbook of RAMS in Railway Systems: Theory and Practice addresses the complexity in today's railway systems, which use computers and electromechanical components to increase efficiency while ensuring a high level of safety. RAM (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability) addresses the specifications...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/04/2018

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Big Data and Differential Privacy Analysis Strategies for Railway Track Engineering by Nii O. Attoh-Okine Big Data and Differential Privacy Analysis Strategies for Railway Track Engineering

A comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of contemporary data science analysis for railway track engineering Featuring a practical introduction to state-of-the-art data analysis for railway track engineering, Big Data and Differential Privacy: Analysis Strategies for Railway Track Engineering...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

Congestion Impacts of Freight Flows by Diana Hughes Congestion Impacts of Freight Flows


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2016

Rail Vehicle Dynamics by Klaus Knothe, Sebastian Stichel Rail Vehicle Dynamics
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This book on the dynamics of rail vehicles is developed from the manuscripts for a class with the same name at TU Berlin. The important phenomena of the running behaviour of rail vehicles are derived and explained. Also recent research...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2016

High Speed Railway Track Dynamics Models, Algorithms and Applications by Xiaoyan Lei High Speed Railway Track Dynamics Models, Algorithms and Applications

This book systematically summarizes the latest research findings on high-speed railway track dynamics, made by the author and his research team over the past decade.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2016

Design and Simulation of Heavy Haul Locomotives and Trains by Maksym Spiryagin, Peter Wolfs, Colin Cole, Valentyn Spiryagin Design and Simulation of Heavy Haul Locomotives and Trains
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With the increasing demands for safer freight trains operating with higher speed and higher loads, it is necessary to implement methods for controlling longer, heavier trains. This requires a full understanding of the factors that affect their dynamic performance. Simulation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2016

Analysis and Design of Railway Bridges by Mohiuddin Ali (Adjunct Faculty Member, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA) Khan Analysis and Design of Railway Bridges
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Analysis and Design of Railway Bridges brings together the analytical tools and design methods necessary to accurately interpret the complex design requirements in the selection process and construction of robust railway bridges. When designing railway bridges, design engineers must face...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2016

Handbook of Research on Emerging Innovations in Rail Transportation Engineering by B. Umesh Rai Handbook of Research on Emerging Innovations in Rail Transportation Engineering

Presents the latest research on next-generation public transportation infrastructures. Emphasizing a diverse set of topics related to rail-based transportation such as funding issues, policy design, traffic planning and forecasting, and engineering solutions, this publication is an essential resource for transportation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/05/2016

The Aerodynamics of a Container Freight Train by David Soper The Aerodynamics of a Container Freight Train

This outstanding thesis characterises the aerodynamic flow around a container freight train;
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/05/2016

Swiss Railways Locomotives, Multiple Units and Trams by David Haydock Swiss Railways Locomotives, Multiple Units and Trams


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2016

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