Computers in Railways XI

Computers in Railways XI

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This volume features the proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Computer System Design and Operation in the Railway and other Transit Systems. It provides the latest information on the use of computer-based techniques, and promotes a general awareness of these throughout the business management, design, manufacture and operation of railways and other advanced passenger, freight and transit systems. Of interest to railway managers, consultants, railway engineers (including signal and control engineers), designers of advanced train systems and computer specialists, the proceedings will also be of interest to planners of railway network systems, manufacturers of the track, rolling stock, locomotives and other ancillary equipment and systems; who all have a common interest in the development and application of computer techniques for the solution of problems in the railway and other mass transit systems. Papers included in this volume cover the following topics: Planning; Safety and security; Passenger interface systems; Decision support systems, Computer techniques; Driverless operations; Advanced train control; Train location; Dynamic train regulations; Timetable planning; Operations quality; Communications, Energy management; Power supply; Dynamics and wheel/rail interface; Freight; Condition monitoring; Asset management; Maglev and high speed railway.The European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS), including the European Train Control System (ETCS) have been ... Overlay to existing signalling system; movement authority through Eurobalise; train integrity and position by track circuit. Level 2: Cab based signalling; movement authority through GSM-R; train position via Eurobalise; train integrity/occupancy through track-circuits/axle counters.

Title:Computers in Railways XI
Author: John J. Allan, E. Arias
Publisher:WIT Press - 2008

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