Railway Engineering, Design and Operation
Edited By: C.A. Brebbia, Wessex Institute, UK; J.M. Mera, Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain; N. Tomii, Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan; P. Tzieropoulos, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
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The papers presented in this volume aim to update the use of advanced systems, promoting their general awareness throughout the management, design, manufacture and operation of railways and other emerging passenger, freight and transit systems. The book particularly emphasizes the use of computer systems in advanced railway engineering.
Topics covered include: Communications and signalling; Operations quality; Energy supply and consumption; Monitoring and maintenance; Computer simulations Planning and policy; Operational planning; Safety and security; Rescheduling; Timetable planning.