Rolling contact fatigue in rail - insulated rail joints (IRJ)

Dhanasekar, Manicka & Ding, Kan (2013) Rolling contact fatigue in rail - insulated rail joints (IRJ). In Wang, Q. Jane & Chung, Yip-Wah (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Tribology. Springer, pp. 2910-2915.

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The insulated rail joint (IRJ) is an essential component in a track circuit that controls the signaling system. Failure of IRJs leads to improper functioning of the signals,with potential for catastrophic results. Therefore, IRJs are regarded as safety-critical sections of rail network; hence, all of their components must be maintained in pristine design condition.

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ID Code: 69113
Item Type: Reference Entry
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Keywords: Insulated Rail Joints, Track Circuit, Signalling System
ISBN: 9780387928968
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Springer
Deposited On: 25 Mar 2014 01:12
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2014 04:53

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