New WhitePapers information at Railway Technology New and updated information from WhitePapers listed on www.railway-technology.com http://www.railway-technology.com/ en-us http://www.railway-technology.com/ New WhitePapers information at Railway Technology http://www.railway-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Structural Weight Optimisation http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/training/topology-optimisation-from-theory-into-practice/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/training/topology-optimisation-from-theory-into-practice/ Topology optimisation is a method to find the most efficient material allocation for a given design space. Regarding important boundary conditions, such as load cases, attached structures and interfaces, it is possible to generate an ideal structure … Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:22:00 GMT Modern Wheel Detection and Axle Counting http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/signal/wheel-detection-axle-counting/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/signal/wheel-detection-axle-counting/ Growing conurbations, increasing car park prices and not least rising fuel prices are pushing trams and underground railways increasingly to the forefront of urban and suburban rail transportation infrastructures. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:13:00 GMT TetraFlex for Rail and Metro Communications http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/signal/tetraflex-rail-metro/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/signal/tetraflex-rail-metro/ Simplifying advanced communications for Public Transport. Meet the increased demands on safety and operational efficiency within large public transport systems with the TetraFlex TETRA radio infrastructure. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:13:00 GMT CBTC Connectivity Solutions http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cables/cbtc-connectivity-solutions/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cables/cbtc-connectivity-solutions/ The overall performance of a rail rapid transit system depends largely on the performance of the automatic train control (ATC) system employed. A communication-based train control (CBTC) system is devised by adding modern communication technologies t… Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:12:00 GMT Hydraulic Systems for Faster, Safer Tilting Trains http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrical/hydraulic-systems/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrical/hydraulic-systems/ Eaton's hydraulically operated tilting train system delivers a safe and reliable route to reduced journey times, while ensuring passengers enjoy the most comfortable ride. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:48:00 GMT Energy Solutions for Rail Applications http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrification/energy-solutions-rail-applications/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrification/energy-solutions-rail-applications/ EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications with the leading market share positions in North America and Europe and fast growing ones in Asia and the Middle East. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:48:00 GMT State of the Art in Wheel Detection http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/signal/wheel-detection/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/signal/wheel-detection/ Frauscher Sensortechnik understands the challenge of developing inductive wheel sensors that can guarantee fail-safe, reliable wheel detection. However, while wheel detection systems are in use worldwide, the technology could still be improved. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:12:00 GMT Lat-Lon Railcar GPS Tracking and Monitoring http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/vehicle/latlon-railcar-gps/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/vehicle/latlon-railcar-gps/ The Lat-Lon wireless GPS tracking and monitoring system provides all of the location and productivity information that you need to manage railcars. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:42:00 GMT Advanced Technology for Railway Maintenance http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/track/technology-railway-maintenance/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/track/technology-railway-maintenance/ The Jiangsu production base of Beijing YHD Railway Equipment is a modern technology intensive machinery manufacturing and processing enterprise and located in the China Precision Machinery Manufacturing Machining Center, 'Golden Triangle' Changzhou a… Wed, 12 Apr 2017 14:03:00 GMT Medium Voltage Switchgear for a Sustainable Industry http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrical/medium-voltage-switchgear-sustainable-industry/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrical/medium-voltage-switchgear-sustainable-industry/ The rail industry in the EU has the potential to reduce its carbon footprint by up to 56% by 2050. 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Tue, 11 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Railway Construction and Maintenance Machines http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/track/railway-construction-maintenance/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/track/railway-construction-maintenance/ Konepaja Mankinen offers mechanical engineering services and Enerco products, including: Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:19:00 GMT Efficient and Reliable Power Conversion Systems http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrification/efficient-reliable-power-conversion-systems/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrification/efficient-reliable-power-conversion-systems/ Turbo Power Systems (TPS) is a global company headquartered in the heart of North East England. 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Thu, 06 Apr 2017 11:35:00 GMT Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing: From Policy to Practice http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/medical/workplace-drug-alcohol-testing/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/medical/workplace-drug-alcohol-testing/ Before developing a suitable drug and alcohol (D&A) testing policy, there are a number of factors for a business to consider which will drive the most appropriate course of action, specific to its own requirements. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 09:03:00 GMT Rubber-Grade System For Wood Ties http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/engineering/rubber-grade-system-for-use-wood-ties/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/engineering/rubber-grade-system-for-use-wood-ties/ Within each three-foot section of the Hi-Rail® system, one gauge pad is seated tightly between the rails. Sections are then completed with two field pads - one on each side of the rail. 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