Essays about: "Railways"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 91 essays containing the word Railways.

  1. 1. Another Lunatic Line? An Economic Evaluation of the Standard Gauge Railway in Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Hedda Most; [2021]
    Keywords : Transportation Infrastructure; Railways; Kenya; Differences-in-Differences; Income; Economic Growth; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This research paper seeks to examine the emerging role of transportation infrastructure on economic activity in low-income countries due to its vital part in facilitating deeper integration of markets, hence fostering inclusive growth and prosperity for the poor. Although its economic causal framework suggests ambiguous results, transportation investments account for the largest share of the World Bank's lending to developing countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban infrastructure inundation risk from permanent sea-level rise scenarios in London (UK), Bangkok (Thailand) and Mumbai (India): A comparative analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shawn Pace; [2021]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Climate Change; Sea-Level Rise; Urban Infrastructure; DEM; London; Mumbai; Bangkok; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to anthropogenically created climate change, global cities are facing inundation by rising sea levels. This study aimed to fill knowledge gaps in understanding the exposure of urban infrastructure such as roads, railways, buildings and parks to sea-level rise (SLR) scenarios, and how this would affect local populations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Energy Harvesting for Health Monitoring Balises : Analytical study

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Leire Carreras Orobengoa; [2021]
    Keywords : Balise; Energy harvesting; Railway signaling; Wireless communication networks;

    Abstract : Balises are transponders installed in railways. These devices are nowadays powered by means of a radiofrequency signal emitted by each running train that passes above them. It is only during this moment that the health state of the balises is checked. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Digital Test Bench for Pneumatic Brakes

    University essay from KTH/Spårfordon

    Author : Bastian Schick; [2021]
    Keywords : Compressed air brake; Freight train; Modular simulation; Pneumatics; Railways; System modelling; Tryckluftsbroms; Godståg; Modulär Simulering; Pneumatik; Järnväg; Systemmodellering;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis covers the structuring and implementation of a digital testbench for the air brake system of freight trains. The test bench will serveto further improve the existing brake models at Transrail Sweden AB. Theseare used for the optimised calculation of train speed profiles by the DriverAdvisory System CATO. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards Condition-Based Maintenance of Catenary wires using computer vision : Deep Learning applications on eMaintenance & Industrial AI for railway industry

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Laila Moussallik; [2021]
    Keywords : eMaintenance; computer vision; Condition-Based Maintenance; Industrial AI; railway catenary system; automatic visual detection; health monitoring; Deep learning; Machine learning; Convolutional Neural Network; object detection.;

    Abstract : Railways are a main element of a sustainable transport policy in several countries as they are considered a safe, efficient and green mode of transportation. Owing to these advantages, there is a cumulative request for the railway industry to increase the performance, the capacity and the availability in addition to safely transport goods and people at higher speeds. READ MORE