Distinguished Seminar in Railroad Infrastructure: Fundamentals and Selected Technical Issues for High Speed and Heavy Axle Railroad Engineering

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Dr. Zarembski describing the wheel-rail contact 

Dr. Zarembski explaining the axle load growth in the U.S.

Jun. 28, 2017

Presentation: Fundamentals and Selected Technical Issues for High Speed and Heavy Axle Railroad Engineering

Speaker:  Allan M Zarembski, PE, FASME, Hon Mbr AREMA
Professor and Director of the Railroad Engineering and Safety Program
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Delaware


Date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Location: Science & Engineering Building (SEB), Room 2212

ABSTRACT
This lecture addresses the engineering issues associated with heavy axle load and high speed railway track to include the load environment, the modes of failure, factors that drive engineering design and maintenance considerations, as well as a discussion of several selected track engineering problems to include rail fatigue and track buckling.