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WEBINAR #3: Improving Hot Weather Speed Restrictions and Curve Stability Management

Dr. Andrew Kish, a renowned international expert on track mechanics and rail stress management, will address the topic of “Improving Hot Weather Speed Restrictions and Curve Stability Management" in a 60-minute webinar.

This webinar will provide a technical overview of the CWR stress management aspects relevant to speed restrictions and curve stability retention. We'll cover the latest technical information on when and where speed restriction should be imposed, and improving curve stability through effective neutral temperature management. Register Now >

In this 60 minute webinar, you will learn about:

  • The neutral temperature issues relevant to speed restrictions and curve movement
  •  How to best determine/estimate neutral temperature
  •  Buckling safety criterion, its application to speed restrictions and the speed restriction formula
  •  Fundamentals of curve movement and neutral temperature
  •  How to best manage curve stability through more effective distressing 

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SPEAKER:
Dr. Andrew Kish, Ph.D
Kandrew Consulting Services

 

 

Rail Break Detection and CWR Stress Management

Detecting rail breaks is critical for safe railroad operations. Break detection outside of signaled territory often requires manual inspection that is prone to error. Dr. Andrew Kish will explain longitudinal stress in rail, the neutral temperature issues resulting from rail break/defect removal events, the problems introduced by cold weather repairs, and new approaches to readjust neutral temperature to desired target values. He will also overview how a Salient Rail Stress Measurement™(RSM™) system can detect rail breaks or changes in track conditions that would require inspection.

kish 

SPEAKER:
Dr. Andrew Kish, Ph.D
Kandrew Consulting Services

 

Track Buckling Hazard Detection

Learn more about the causes of track buckling and important new techniques for monitoring this serious track condition. In this recorded webinar, Dr. Andrew Kish, a renowned expert on rail longitudinal stress management, provides a technical overview of the science behind this critical problem as it relates to continuous welded rail (CWR).

In this webinar, you will learn about:

  • The track buckling/neutral temperature problem
  • The importance of neutral temperature management
  • Buckling safety criterion and how to apply it to buckling hazard detection
  • RailStress Monitor™ (RSM™) and how it detects buckling prone conditions
  • A "smart systems" approach for managing rail stress and increasing system velocity

kish 

SPEAKER:
Dr. Andrew Kish, Ph.D
Kandrew Consulting Services


A "SMART SYSTEMS" APPROACH FOR BETTER MANAGING CWR THERMAL FORCES AT EXTREME TEMPERATURES

 

Track Buckling Prevention: Theory, Safety Concepts, and Applications

Progressive RR

 

Railway Track and Structures

 

Railway Age