Essays about: "Rail transportation important"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the words Rail transportation important.

  1. 1. Railway Fastener Fault Detection using YOLOv5

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för visuell information och interaktion

    Author : Alva Efraimsson; Elin Lemón; [2022]
    Keywords : Fastener Fault Detection; Object Detection; YOLOv5; Machine Learning; Railway Maintenance; Proactive Maintenance;

    Abstract : The railway system is an important part of the sociotechnical society, as it enables efficient, reliable, and sustainable transportation of both people and goods. Despite increasing investments, the Swedish railway has encountered structural and technical problems due to worn-out infrastructure as a result of insufficient maintenance. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Effect of High Wheel Impact Load on the Rail Reliability - a Case Study at Bodsjön

    University essay from KTH/Spårfordon

    Author : Ngoc Thúy Vy Dang; [2021]
    Keywords : rail defects; rail reliability; Ultrasonic Test; wheel damage; Wheel Impact Load Detector; statistics; järnvägsdefekter; järnvägssäkerhet; ultraljudstest; hjulskador; hjullastningsdetektor; statistik;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the reliability of railway track in the relation with high loads resulted from wheel damages, where higher (dynamic) vertical wheel loads are expected from trains with damaged wheels. The Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) has monitored and recorded data of rail defects and breaks. READ MORE

  3. 3. A comparison of rail and sea freight from Europe to Asia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Jackie Berg; Louise Pettersson; [2021]
    Keywords : Sea freight; Rail freight; Transportation mode selection; Asia; Transportation; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Title: A comparison of rail and sea freight from Europe to Asia Authors: Jackie Berg & Louise Pettersson Supervisors: Jan Olhager, Department of Industrial Management and Logistics, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University Malin Gejde, Shipping Manager, Tetra Pak AB Background: Transportation mode selection has become a more strategic part of a well-functioning supply chain as globalization, environmental concerns, and security requirements have become more important. Currently, sea freight is the most used transportation mode for Tetra Pak when transporting goods between Europe and Asia. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Initial Analysis of Slurry Transportation in Subarctic Environment

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskap och matematik

    Author : Wilhelm Friberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Slurry Transport;

    Abstract : In today’s economy, it is important to have a sustainable business model where as little as possible goes to waste or finding solutions to create something useful out of by-products. Therefore, LKAB are looking to make a large investment into creating an infrastructure of several plants to turn tailings from the production of iron ore into usable products for several industries which LKAB has designated project ReeMAP (Rear Earth Elements and MonoAmmonium Phosphate). READ MORE

  5. 5. Interoperability Study of the European and Chinese Railway Signalling Systems : Case study in Ethiopia

    University essay from KTH/Transportplanering

    Author : Kebron Temedo Tana; [2021]
    Keywords : Chinese Train Control System; European Train Control System; European Rail Traffic Management System; Ethiopian Railway Corporation; Signalling; Chinese Train Control System; European Train Control System; European Rail Traffic Management System; Ethiopian Railway Corporation; Signalsystem;

    Abstract : The railway industry in Ethiopia has been an important way of communication and transportation for a long time. It is a developing sector with many national plans for future investments. However, the current major corridors of Ethio­-Djibouti and Awash­-Weldiya have interoperability issues due to two different signalling systems being used. READ MORE