Track-Related Research: Volume 1
infrastructure - track, mode - rail
Broken rail detection, Films (Coatings), Noise control, Rail transit, Railroad tracks, Research, Wear Welding
This report includes the results of three research tasks carried out under Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Project D-7, Joint Rail Transit-Related Research with the Association of American Railroads/Transportation Technology Center, Inc.: Alternative Broken Rail Technologies for Transit Applications; Prototype Demonstration of Film Coating to Reduce Noise and Wear in the Transit Environment; and In-Track Rail Welding in Transit Tracks. The report should be of interest to engineers responsible for design, construction, maintenance, and operation of rail transit systems.
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Davis, D., Kalay, S., Morgan, R., Reiff, R.P., Sun, J., Peters, J., Smith, R., Scholl, M., & Steele, R. (2001). Track-Related Research: Volume 1. Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 71a, published by Transportation Research Board, Washington.