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  • A Simulation-Based Approach for Railway Applications Using

    the electromagnetic response of railway ballast aggregates under different physical conditions has been calibrated and validated by a simulation-based approach. The ballast model is based on the main physical and geometrical properties

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  • Railroad Ballast Evaluation Using Ground-Penetrating Radar

    Jan 01 2010 · The early detection of ballast fouling is of utmost importance to the safety of the rail system and its life-cycle cost-effectiveness. Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) a nondestructive

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  • Characterisation of ballast materials in trackbed using

    In recent years the use of high frequency GPR antennas such as the 2GHz horn antenna have become popular for railway trackbed evaluation due to their abili Characterisation of ballast materials in

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  • Evaluating the Influence of Breakdown Fouling and Moisture

    A complete study was performed to develop correlations between electromagnetic and mechanical properties of ballast. These correla tions can be used to predict the deformation properties of ballast

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  • M.R. Clark s research works The University of Edinburgh

    M.R. Clark s 7 research works with 459 citations and 5 246 reads including Application of infrared thermography to the non-destructive testing of concrete and masonry bridges

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  • A Simulation-Based Approach for Railway Applications Using

    the electromagnetic response of railway ballast aggregates under different physical conditions has been calibrated and validated by a simulation-based approach. The ballast model is based on the main physical and geometrical properties

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  • 1 New Analysis of Ground Penetrating Radar Testing of a

    11 (a) revisit the status of the University of Edinburgh full-scale railway trackbed after ten 12 years. 13 (b) relate Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) to ballast fouling 14 Current State of Practice 15 A key component of the permanent way structure worldwide is the ballast

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  • 1 New Analysis of Ground Penetrating Radar Testing of a

    3 10 8m/s for wet clean ballast (5 moisture content) and 1.45 10 8m/s for dry spent ballast 4 (5). 5 TRACKBED ANALYSIS 6 University of Edinburgh Railway Trackbed 7 A section of trackbed was constructed at the University of Edinburgh

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  • Preventive Maintenance of Railway Infrastructures using

    maximum depth of investigation. When the wavefront encounters a change in the electromagnetic properties of the medium due to for example an interface between two different media (ballastsub-ballast

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  • Impact of the Infrastructure on the Electromagnetic

    versus full-wave electromagnetic (EM) simulation and is intended for analysis of the properties of noise-currents distribution along the line conductors (i.e. the wires and the rails) to which the radiation properties

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  • A simulation-based approach for railway applications using

    In this work a numerical model capable to predict the electromagnetic response of railway ballast aggregates under different physical conditions has been c A simulation-based approach for railway

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  • 10.1016/jnbuildmat.2014.09.036 DeepDyve

    Jun 11 2020 · More recently ground penetrating radar (GPR) has been used albeit in an embryonic format.

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  • Application of Ground Penetrating Radar to Civil and

    nonsinusoidal electromagnetic waves with frequencies ranging from 10 MHz to 4 GHz. GPR may be applied to a wide range of inspection tasks for example to detect buried services (pipes cables) for inspection of layering in roads and railway ballast

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  • Laboratory Investigations for the Electromagnetic

    ballast-sub-ballast material have been carried out over the past years. In 1 a number of laboratory experiments were undertaken to characterize the dielectric properties of dry and wet railway track ballast

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  • Site Contentstrid.trb

    It was through the electromagnetic properties that the volumetric amount of fines and moisture present within the ballast and the type of subballast material were altered. The ground-penetrating radar

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  • Railway Ballast Fouling Detection Using GPR Data

    ABSTRACT Ground‐penetrating radar has been recently used for quantifying railway ballast fouling conditions. This paper discusses two approaches for processing the railway ballast

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  • LARGE-SCALE CYCLIC TRIAXIAL TESTING OF RAIL BALLAST

    Today s railway freight infrastructure needs to sustain heavier loads and perform satisfactorily between maintenance cycles to be economically and technically sustainable. The frequency of railway maintenance is integral to the quality of railway ballast

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  • P.K. Woodward J. Kennedy and G. Medero

    In this paper the application of advanced three-dimensional polymer reinforcement of railway ballast is presented. The technique is used to fully reinforce the ballast to create a very strong resilient ballast

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  • Preventive Maintenance of Railway Infrastructures using

    maximum depth of investigation. When the wavefront encounters a change in the electromagnetic properties of the medium due to for example an interface between two different media (ballastsub-ballast

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  • A GPR-based simulation approach for the analysis of

    This study aims at proposing a model capable to assess the physical conditions of railway ballast in terms of percentage of fouling within the material by analyzing its electromagnetic response. For the calibration of such a model a laboratory set-up was implemented in order to reproduce a real-scale railway

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  • Electromagnetic Properties Railway Ballast Research

    Electromagnetic Properties Railway Ballast Research. Electromagnetic properties railway ballast research electromagnetic properties railway ballast research electromagnetic properties railway ballast research cms development of a time frequency approach to quantify railroad his article may be used for research teaching and private study purposes vertical fastening.

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  • Evaluating degraded ballast and track geometry variability

    The majority of track comprising Canada s large railway network is constructed on ballasted foundations. As such the accumulation of fines within the void space between the ballast Symposium on Railroad Ballast Testing and Properties as Scanlan K.M. Hendry M.T. Effect of Ballast Degradation on Electromagnetic Material Properties

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  • Non-destructive evaluation of railway trackbed ballast

    The ballast layer is the element of a railway track whose mechanical properties and state are formed in-situ with the help of the ballast cleaning tamping and distributing machines.

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  • ‪Mike Forde‬‪Google Scholar‬

    ‪University of Edinburgh Chair of Civil Engineering Construction‬‪Cited by 4 642‬‪railway‬‪concrete‬‪acoustic emission‬‪NDT‬‪masonry‬

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  • Assessment of Railway Track Substructure Condition Using

    electromagnetic property of the layers is the dielectric permittivity which is a function of the density water content and type of material. For railroad applications the GPR equipment is mounted on a hy-rail

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  • A GPR-based simulation approach for the analysis of

    This study aims at proposing a model capable to assess the physical conditions of railway ballast in terms of percentage of fouling within the material by analyzing its electromagnetic response. For the calibration of such a model a laboratory set-up was implemented in order to reproduce a real-scale railway

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  • Non-destructive evaluation of railway trackbed ballast

    The ballast layer is the element of a railway track whose mechanical properties and state are formed in-situ with the help of the ballast cleaning tamping and distributing machines.

    Read More
  • Assessment of Railway Track Substructure Condition Using

    electromagnetic property of the layers is the dielectric permittivity which is a function of the density water content and type of material. For railroad applications the GPR equipment is mounted on a hy-rail

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  • Hamed Faghihi KashaniRailway geotechnical engineer

    Proceeding of Railway Engineering Edinburgh January 1 2015 Other authors Model Track Studies by Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) on Ballast with Different Fouling and Geotechnical Properties

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  • A simulation-based approach for railway applications using

    Duplicate ISBN to Prediction of rutting evolution in flexible pavement life cycle at the road network scale using an air-launched ground-penetrating radar system Live

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  • Strength Properties and Behavior of Fresh and Abraded

    May 27 2018 · To better understand the strength properties and behavior that govern its ability to perform these tasks laboratory testing can be performed on ballast under various conditions. In this study 10-inch (25.4 cm) diameter triaxial specimens are prepared using an abraded ballast

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  • Article Railway ballast monitoring by GPR a test site

    Article Railway ballast monitoring by GPR a test site investigation Luca Bianchini Ciampoli Alessandro Calvi and Fabrizio D Amico 1 Department of Engineering Roma Tre University Via Vito Volterra 62 00146 Rome Italy Correspondence luca.bianchiniciampoli uniroma3 Tel. 39 06 5733 3617 Abstract Effective maintenance of railways

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  • Journal of Applied GeophysicsERNET

    quality ballast rock is important for good foundation stability and good drainage for the railway tracks (Solomon 2001 Bonnet 2005). Size smaller or larger than 9.5 mm to 65 mm is not desirable as smaller sizes can reduce the drainage properties and larger size may dissipate the track loads in a nonuniform manner. Railway ballast

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  • Site Contentstrid.trb

    It was through the electromagnetic properties that the volumetric amount of fines and moisture present within the ballast and the type of subballast material were altered. The ground-penetrating radar

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  • Electromagnetic Properties Railway Ballast Research

    Electromagnetic Properties Railway Ballast Research. ningbo institute of technology zhejiang university ningbo 315100 china 2 northwest research institute coltdf china railway engineering corporation lanzhou 730000 china thermoelectric and thermomechanical properties

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  • Electromagnetic Properties Railway Ballast Research

    Benchmarking Large Scale Gpr Experiments On Railway Ballast. Sep 01 2015nbsp018332the overall aim of this project was to relate ground penetrating radar gpr to a ballast fouling index fi. laboratory research aimed at characterising the electromagnetic properties has enabled researchers worldwide to determine ballast

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  • LARGE-SCALE CYCLIC TRIAXIAL TESTING OF RAIL BALLAST

    Today s railway freight infrastructure needs to sustain heavier loads and perform satisfactorily between maintenance cycles to be economically and technically sustainable. The frequency of railway maintenance is integral to the quality of railway ballast

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