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Computers in railways XIII : computer system design and operation in the railway and other transit systems

Author: C A Brebbia
Publisher: Southampton : WIT, ©2013.
Series: WIT transactions on the built environment, v. 127.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

The book covers such topics as Advanced Train Control; Communications and Signalling; Computer Techniques and Simulations; Monitoring and Maintenance; Operations Quality; Planning; Timetable  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C A Brebbia
ISBN: 9781845646165 1845646169
OCLC Number: 812577836
Notes: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Design and Operation in Railway Engineering, held in 2012 in the New Forest, UK.
Description: 755 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Contents Section 1: Advanced train control Coordinated train control in a fully automatic operation system for reducing energy consumption; HCSP formal modeling and verification method and its application in the hybrid characteristics of a high speed train control system; An approach for optimising railway traffic flow on high speed lines with differing signalling systems; Holistic optimization of train traffic by integration of automatic train operation with centralized train management; Research on a new type of train control system used at 350km/h Section 2: Communications and signalling Simulation system for the optimization of a block distribution under the ERTMS-1 signalling system; Application of image processing to maintenance of signalling facilities; Top challenges of LTE to become the next generation railway communication system Section 3: Computer techniques and simulations A simulation tool to support signalling and train control design for high-capacity railways; RAPS, radio propagation simulator for CBTC system; Gradient modelling with calibrated train performance models; Obstacle detection on a track from a quiescent image of a tram's front view; Estimation of the characteristic of contact line uplift and strain in the neighborhood of a tunnel inlet by computer simulation Section 4: Monitoring and maintenance Technological innovation using a test car for conventional lines; A fault diagnosis approach for railway track circuits trimming capacitors using EMD and Teager Energy Operator; Unified train data wireless transmission and management system for CRH series EMUs; Measuring the contact force of a pantograph by image processing technology; An automated long range ultrasonic rail flaw detection system based on the support vector machine algorithm; Modernisation of railway infrastructure in the Slovak Republic Section 5: Operations quality Process mining of train describer event data and automatic conflict identification; Data aggregation for detailed analysis of train delays; A model to analyze railway delay to support the "performance regime" evaluation; Psychological models and a simulation method to evaluate a train-rescheduling plan with passengers' dissatisfaction; Extending capacity utilisation measures from railway network links to nodes; The application of regression analysis on users' tolerance to prolonged waiting times: the case of KTM Komuter Services of Malaysia Section 6: Planning From single to double track: effects of alternative extension measures; National freight multimodal transport system: the Italian project for the ITS integration; General model of railway transportation capacity; A robust-planning methodology for railway rolling-stock; The analysis of congested infrastructure and capacity utilisation at Trafikverket; The New Line Copenhagen-Ringsted: the benefits from EU railway benchmarking; Estimation on the enhancement of permissible speeds around curves for the tilting train on the Gyeongbu line of the Korean Rail Network Section 7: Timetable planning Network effects in railways; Identification of causes of delays in urban railways; Creating a common Danish list of railway timetable evaluation criteria and revising the timetabling process accordingly; Ensuring timetable stability with train traffic data; Using timetabling optimization prototype tools in new ways to support decision making; A simple adjustment of runtimes between stations for saving traction energy by means of mathematical programming; Enhancing timetable planning with stochastic dwell time modelling; Towards a robust traffic timetable for the Swedish Southern Mainline; Effects of increased traffic volume and speed heterogeneity on the capacity of a railway with dense mixed traffic; Development of an energy efficient train traffic control system for saving electricity Section 8: Rescheduling Newly developed simple railway timetable evaluation program Sujic with the new model to deal with re-scheduling; Managing operations in real-time; Automated disruption management for urban railway systems under the considerations of energy efficiency; Rail disruption: passenger focused recovery; Rescheduling algorithm using operational patterns for rolling stock operation at train depots; A comparative evaluation of re-scheduling strategies for train dispatching during disturbances Section 9: Energy supply and consumption Numerical optimisation of the charge/discharge characteristics of wayside energy storage systems by the embedded simulation technique using the railway power network simulator RTSS; ATO ecodriving design to minimise energy consumption in Metro de Bilbao; Optimal deployment of energy storage systems in a DC-electrified railway system; Impact of high-speed trains in small isolated power system phase to phase imbalances; Verification test of fault locator on a 6.6 kV power distribution line Section 10: Risk management Comparison and ranking of Swiss railway incident data from 2000 - 2009; Richmond line alliance: developing and delivering a complete rail system; Financing railway infrastructure: how to invest and what maintenance policy?; Methodology for risk analysis in railway tunnels using Monte-Carlo simulation Section 11: Safety and security Emergency management of urban rail transit systems using parallel control; Development of an integrated signal control system and consideration for its practical use; Determining the requirements related to the design and operation of rail vehicle simulators; Integrating driving and traffic simulators for the study of railway level crossing safety interventions: a methodology Section 12: Dynamics A virtual mass model in train aerodynamics; CWR track vibration characteristics varying with the change of supporting condition
Series Title: WIT transactions on the built environment, v. 127.
Responsibility: editors, C.A. Brebbia [and others].


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