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  • The Analysis and Creation of Track Irregularities Using TRAKVU 

    Kramp, Kenneth P. (Virginia Tech, 1998-06-30)
    <P>The accuracy of the results from a rail vehicle dynamic model is dependent on the realism of the track input to the model. An important part of the track input is the irregularities that exist on actual track. This ...
  • Electromechanical Suspension-based Energy Harvesting Systems for Railroad Applications 

    Nagode, Clement Michel Jean (Virginia Tech, 2013-05-04)
    Currently, in the railroad industry, the lack of electrical sources in freight cars is a problem that has yet to find practical solutions. Although the locomotive generates electricity to power the traction motors and all ...
  • Innovative Design Concepts for Insulated Joints 

    Charlton, Zachary (Virginia Tech, 2007-10-22)
    The main goal of this research is to develop new and innovative designs for insulated rail joints for improved life cycle and higher cost effectiveness. The research focuses on using electrically insulating materials that ...
  • A Perceptional Comparison of Wood in Separate Infrastructure Markets 

    Spradlin, Warren Edward II (Virginia Tech, 1997-09-25)
    Decision-makers involved in material choice decisions in the United States infrastructure were surveyed to identify factors which are important in the material choice decision and to determine the perceptions of wood ...
  • A Perceptional Comparison of Wood in Separate Infrastructure Markets 

    Spradlin, Warren Edward (Virginia Tech, 1998-04-24)
    Decision-makers involved in material choice decisions in the United States infrastructure were surveyed to identify factors which are important in the material choice decision and to determine the perceptions of wood ...