Rail track and rail vehicle intelligent monitoring system

Authors

  • Tadeusz Uhl University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland Author
  • Krzysztof Mendrok University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland Author
  • Andrzej Chudzikiewicz Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland Author

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.2478/v10174-010-0030-1

Keywords:

rail vehicle, track, monitoring, Structural Health Monitoring, SHM

Abstract

Structural Health Monitoring is becoming more and more important for today's railway. Higher requirements are set for safety and availability of both trains and tracks, that can be achieved using new type of SHM systems. Proposed SHM system is based on vibration measurements during the rail vehicle operation simultaneously with GPS position and velocity estimation. AIgorithm for rall track health assessment is formulated as inverse identification problem of dynamic parameters of rail - vehicle system. Track irregularities of tracks are identified using this procedure. The case study of the SHM system operates on rail vehicle is presented in the paper.

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2010-12-31

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Uhl, T., Mendrok, K., & Chudzikiewicz, A. (2010). Rail track and rail vehicle intelligent monitoring system. Archives of Transport, 22(4), 495-510. https://doi.org/10.2478/v10174-010-0030-1

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