Christopher P.L. Barkan, Ph.D

Professor and George Krambles Faculty Fellow
Executive Director of RailTEC
Director, National University Rail (NURail) Center

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1245 Newmark Engineering Laboratory, MC-250
205 N. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801

Tel: (217) 244-6338
Fax: (217) 333-1924
Email: <cbarkan> at illinois.edu

 

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Journal Articles

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2017

Liu, X., M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2017. Freight-train derailment rates for railroad safety and risk analysis. Accident Analysis and Prevention. 98 (2017): 1-7.

Van Dyk, B.J., J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch, C.J. Ruppert Jr. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2017. Evaluation of dynamic and impact wheel load factors and their application in design processes. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. 231 (1): 33-43, DOI:10.1177/0954409715619454.

2016

Greve, M.J., M.S. Dersch, J.R. Edwards, C.P.L. Barkan, J. Mediavilla and B. Wilson. 2016. Effect of particle intrusion on rail seat load distributions on heavy haul freight railroads. International Journal of Rail Transportation. 4 (2): 98-112; DOI: 10.1080/23248378.2016.1157048.

Lin, C-Y., M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2016. Fault tree analysis of adjacent track accidents on shared-use rail corridors. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2546: 129-136; DOI 10.3141/2546-16.

Sogin, S.L., Y-C. Lai, C.T. Dick and C.P.L. Barkan. 2016. Analyzing the transition from single- to double-track railway lines with nonlinear regression analysis. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. 230 (8): 1877-1889; DOI: 10.1177/0954409715616998.

Tang, H., C.T. Dick, B.M. Caughron, X. Feng, Q. Wang and C.P.L. Barkan. 2016. Model for optimal selection of projects to improve running time and operating cost efficiency on passenger rail corridors. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2456: 33-42.

Van Dyk, B.J., A.J. Scheppe, J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch and C.P.L. Barkan. 2016. Methods for quantifying rail seat loads and a review of previous experimentation. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. 230 (3): 935-945; DOI: 10.1177/0954409715569862.

2015

Greve, M.J., M.S. Dersch, J.R. Edwards, C.P.L. Barkan, H. Thompson, T.R. Sussmann Jr. and M.T. McHenry. 2015. Examination of the effect of concrete crosstie rail seat deterioration on rail seat load distribution. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2476: 1-7.

Lovett, A.H., C.T. Dick, C.J. Ruppert Jr. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2015. Cost and delay of railroad timber and concrete crosstie maintenance and replacement. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2476: 37-44.

Shih, M-C., C.T. Dick and C.P.L. Barkan. 2015. Impact of passenger train capacity and level of service on shared rail corridors with multiple types of freight trains. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2475: 63-71.

Williams, B.A., D.E. Holder, J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch and C.P.L. Barkan. 2015. Quantification of the lateral forces in concrete sleeper fastening systems. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. 230(7) 1714-1721; DOI: 10.1177/0954409715616997.

2014

Kernes, R.G., A.A. Shurpali, J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch, D.A. Lange and C.P.L. Barkan. 2014. Investigation of the mechanics of rail seat deterioration and methods to improve the abrasion resistance of concrete sleeper rail seats. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. 228 (6): 581-589.

Liu, X., A. Lovett, C.T. Dick, M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2014. Optimization of ultrasonic rail-defect inspection for improving railway transportation safety and efficiency. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering. 140 (10) 04014048.

Liu, X., M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2014. Probability analysis of multiple-tank-car release incidents in railway hazardous materials transportation. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 276: 442-451.

Saat, M.R., C. J. Werth, D. Schaeffer, H. Yoon and C.P.L. Barkan. 2014. Environmental risk analysis of hazardous material rail transportation. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 264: 560-569.

Shih, M-C., C.T. Dick, S.L. Sogin and C.P.L. Barkan. 2014. Comparison of capacity expansion strategies for single-track railway lines with sparse sidings. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2448: 53-61.

Shurpali, A.A., J.R. Edwards, R.G. Kernes, D. Lange and C.P.L. Barkan. 2014. Investigation of material improvements to mitigate the effects of abrasion mechanisms of concrete crosstie rail seat deterioration. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering. 140 (2) 04013009.

Van Dyk, B.J., M.S. Dersch, J.R. Edwards, C.J. Ruppert Jr. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2014. Load characterization techniques and overview of loading environment in North America. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2448: 80-86.

2013

Dingler, M.H., Y-C. Lai and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Mitigating train-type heterogeneity on a single-track line. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. 227 (2): 140-147.

Liu, X., M.R. Saat, X. Qin and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Analysis of U.S. freight-train derailment severity using zero-truncated negative binomial regression and quantile regression. Accident Analysis and Prevention. 59: 87-93.

Liu, X., M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Integrated risk reduction framework to improve railway hazardous materials transportation safety. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 260: 131-140.

Liu, X., M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Safety effectiveness of integrated risk reduction strategies for rail transport of hazardous materials. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2374: 102-110.

Lovett, A.H., G. Munden, M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. High-speed rail network design and station location; model and sensitivity analysis. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2374: 1-8.

Rapp, C.T., M.S. Dersch, J.R. Edwards, C.P.L. Barkan, B. Wilson and J. Mediavilla. 2013. Measuring rail seat pressure distribution in concrete crossties; experiments with matrix-based tactile surface sensors. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2374: 190-200.

Sogin, S.L., Y-C. Lai, C.T. Dick and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Comparison of capacity of single- and double-track rail lines. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2374: 111-118.

2012

Liu, X., M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2012. Analysis of causes of major train derailment and their effect on accident rates. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2289: 154-163.

Marruffo, A., H. Yoon, D.J. Schaeffer, C.P.L. Barkan, M.R. Saat and C.J. Werth. 2012. NAPL source zone depletion model and its application to railroad-tank-car spills. Ground Water. 50 (4): 627-632.

Zeman, J.C., J.R. Edwards, D.A. Lange and C.P.L. Barkan. 2012. Hydraulic pressure cracking in rail seats of concrete crossties. ACI Materials Journal. 109 (6): 639-646.

2011

Lai, Y-C., A. Kawprasert, C-Y. Lin, M.R. Saat, C.H. Liang and C.P.L. Barkan. 2011. Integrated optimization model to manage risk of transporting hazardous materials on railroad networks. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2261: 115-123.

Liu, X, C.P.L. Barkan and M.R. Saat. 2011. Analysis of derailments by accident cause: evaluating railroad track upgrades to reduce transportation risk. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2261: 178-185.

Saat, M.R. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2011. Generalized railway tank car safety design optimization for hazardous materials transport: Addressing the trade-off between transportation efficiency and safety. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 189 (1-2): 62-68.

Schlake, B.W., C.P.L. Barkan and J.R. Edwards. 2011. Train delay and economic impact of in-service failures of railroad rolling stock. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2261: 124-133.

2009

Ouyang, Y., X. Li, Y-C. Lai, C.P.L. Barkan and A. Kawprasert. 2009. Optimal locations of railroad wayside defect detection installations. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. 24 (5): 309-319.

Yoon, H., C. J. Werth, C.P.L. Barkan, D.J. Schaeffer and P. Anand. 2009. An environmental screening model to assess the consequences to soil and groundwater from railroad-tank-car spills of light non-aqueous phase liquids. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 165: 332-344.

2008

Kawprasert, A. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2008. Effects of route rationalization on hazardous materials transportation risk. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2043: 65-72.

Lai, Y-C., Y. Ouyang and C.P.L. Barkan. 2008. A rolling horizon model to optimize aerodynamic efficiency of intermodal freight trains with uncertainty. Transportation Science. 42 (4): 466-477.

Lai, Y-C., C.P.L. Barkan and H. Önal. 2008. Optimizing the aerodynamic efficiency of intermodal freight trains. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. 44 (5): 820-834.

Schafer, D.H. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2008. Relationship between train length and accident causes and rates. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2043: 73-82.

2007

Barkan, C.P.L., S. Ukkusuri and S.T. Waller. 2007. Optimizing the design of railway tank cars to minimize accident-caused releases. Computers & Operations Research. 34: 1266-1286.

Dirnberger, J.R. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2007. Lean railroading for improving railroad classification terminal performance. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 1995: 52-61.

Lai, Y-C., C.P.L. Barkan, J. Drapa, N. Ahuja, J.M. Hart, P.J. Narayanan, C.V. Jawahar, A. Kumar, L. Milhon and M.P. Stehly. 2007. Machine vision analysis of the energy efficiency of intermodal freight trains. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. 221: 353-364.

2006

Anand, P. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2006. Exposure of soil and groundwater to spills of hazardous materials transported by rail: A geographic information system analysis. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 1943: 12-19.

Chen, Y., F.V. Lawrence, C.P.L. Barkan and J.A. Dantzig. 2006. Heat transfer modelling of rail thermite welding. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. 220: 207-217.

Chen, Y., F.V. Lawrence, C.P.L. Barkan and J.A. Dantzig. 2006. Weld defect formation in rail thermite welds. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. 220: 373-384.

Grimes, G.A. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2006. Cost-effectiveness of railway infrastructure renewal maintenance. Journal of Transportation Engineering. 132 (8): 601-608.

2005

Lai, Y-C. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2005. Options for improving the energy efficiency of intermodal freight trains. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 1916: 47-55.

Saat, M.R. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2005. Release risk and optimization of railroad tank car safety design. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 1916: 78-87.

2004

Anderson, R.T. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2004. Railroad accident rates for use in rail transportation risk analysis. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 1863: 88-98.

2003

Barkan, C.P.L., C.T. Dick and R.T. Anderson. 2003. Railroad derailment factors affecting hazardous materials transportation risk. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 1825: 64-74.

Day, K.R. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2003. Model for evaluating the cost-effectiveness of retrofitting railway bridges for seismic resistance. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 1845: 203-212.

Dick, C.T., C.P.L. Barkan, E. Chapman and M.P. Stehly. 2003. Multivariate statistical model for predicting occurrence and location of broken rails. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 1825: 48-55.

2000

Barkan, C.P.L., T.T. Treichel and G. W. Widell. 2000. Reducing hazardous materials releases from railroad tank car safety vents. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 1707: 27-34.

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Conference Proceedings

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2017

Chadwick, S.G., C.P.L. Barkan and M.R. Saat. 2017. Quantitative Prediction of the Risk of Heavy Haul Freight Train Derailments due to Collisions at Level Crossings. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2017.

Lin, C-Y., C.P.L. Barkan and M.R. Saat. 2017. Semi-quantitative Risk Assessment of Adjacent Track Accidents on Shared-use Rail Corridors. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 2017.

Lovett, A.H., C.T. Dick and C.P.L. Barkan. 2017. Predicting the Cost and Operational Impacts of Slow Orders on Rail Lines in North America. In: Proceedings of the International Association of Railway Operations Research (IAROR) 7th International Conference on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis, Lille, France, April 2017.

Lovett, A.H., C.T. Dick and C.P.L. Barkan. 2017. Predicting the Occurrence and Cost of Temporary Speed Restrictions on North American Freight Lines. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2017.

Shih, M-C., C.T. Dick and C.P.L. Barkan. 2017. A Decision Support Screening Approach for Railway Infrastructure Capacity Planning on Single-track Lines. In: Proceedings of the International Association of Railway Operations Research (IAROR) 7th International Conference on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis, Lille, France, April 2017.

Shih, M-C., C.T. Dick, D. Mussanov and C.P.L. Barkan. 2017. A Parametric Model of the Train Delay Distribution Based On Traffic Conflicts. In: Proceedings of the International Association of Railway Operations Research (IAROR) 7th International Conference on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis, Lille, France, April 2017.

Shih, M-C., C.T. Dick and C.P.L. Barkan. 2017. A Parametric Model of the Train Delay Distribution to Improve Planning of Heavy Haul Cycle Times. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2017.

Wang, B.Z., C.P.L. Barkan and R. Saat. 2017. Principal Factors Contributing to Heavy Haul Freight Train Safety Improvements in North America: A Quantitative Analysis. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2017.

2016

Ghosh, A., M.J. Greve, M.S. Dersch, J.R. Edwards and C.P.L. Barkan. 2016. Analyzing Rail Seat Load Distributions on Concrete Sleepers using Matrix Based Tactile Surface Sensors. In: Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Railway Research, Milan, Italy, June 2016.

2015

Bastos, J.C., M.S. Dersch, J.R. Edwards and C.P.L. Barkan. 2015. Determination of Critical Track Conditions and their Impact on the Performance of Concrete Crossties and Fastening Systems. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, October 2015.

Greve, M.J., M.S. Dersch, J.R. Edwards and C.P.L. Barkan. 2015. Evaluation of Laboratory and Field Experimentation Characterizing Concrete Crosstie Rail Seat Load Distributions. In: Proceedings of the 2015 Joint Rail Conference, San Jose, CA, March 2015.

Greve, M.J., M.S. Dersch, J.R. Edwards, C.P.L. Barkan, J. Mediavilla and B. Wilson. 2015. The Effect of Particle Intrusion on Rail Seat Load Distributions on Heavy Haul Freight Railroads. In: Proceedings of the International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Perth, Australia, June 2015.

Holder, D.E., B.A. Williams, M.D. Dersch, J.R. Edwards and C.P.L. Barkan. 2015. Quantification of Lateral Forces in Concrete Sleeper Fastening Systems Under Heavy Haul Freight Loads. In: Proceedings of the International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Perth, Australia, June 2015.

Lovett, A.H., C.T. Dick and C.P.L. Barkan. 2015. Determining Freight Train Delay Costs on Railroad Lines in North America. In: Proceedings of the International Association of Railway Operations Research (IAROR) 6th International Conference on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis, Tokyo, Japan, March 2015.

Scheppe, A.J., J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch and C.P.L. Barkan. 2015. Quantifying Lateral Wheel Loading Variation Using Truck Performance Detectors. In: Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Conference, Washington, D.C, January 2015.

Scheppe, A.J., J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch and C.P.L. Barkan. 2015. Quantifying Lateral Wheel Loading Variation Using Truck Performance Detectors. In: Proceedings of the International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Perth, Australia, June 2015.

Tang, H., C.T. Dick, B.M. Caughron, X. Feng and C.P.L. Barkan. 2015. A Project Selection Model for Improving Running Time and Operating Cost Efficiency on a Passenger Rail Corridor. In: Proceedings of the International Association of Railway Operations Research (IAROR) 6th International Conference on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis, Tokyo, Japan, March 2015.

Williams, B.A., M.S. Dersch, J.R. Edwards and C.P.L. Barkan. 2015. Quantification of Lateral Forces in Concrete Crosstie Fastening Systems. In: Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Conference, Washington, D.C, January 2015.

Wolf, H.E., S. Mattson, J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch and C.P.L. Barkan. 2015. Flexural Analysis of Prestressed Concrete Monoblock Crossties: Comparison of Current Methodologies and Sensitivity to Support Conditions. In: Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Conference, Washington, D.C, January 2015.

Wolf, H.E., J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch and C.P.L. Barkan. 2015. Flexural Analysis of Prestressed Concrete Monoblock Sleepers for Heavy-haul Applications: Methodologies and Sensitivity to Support Conditions. In: Proceedings of the International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Perth, Australia, June 2015.

2014

Atanassov, I., C.T. Dick and C.P.L. Barkan. 2014. Siding Spacing and the Incremental Capacity of the Transition From Single to Double Track. In: Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Rail Conference, Colorado Springs, USA, April 2014.

do Carmo, T.B., J.R. Edwards, R.G. Kernes, B.O. Andrawes and C.P.L. Barkan. 2014. Laboratory and Field Investigation of the Rail Pad Assembly Mechanistic Behavior. In: Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Rail Conference, Colorado Springs, USA, April 2014.

do Carmo, T.B., J.R. Edwards, R.G. Kernes, C.P.L. Barkan and B.O. Andrawes. 2014. Mechanistic Behavior of Concrete Crosstie Fastening System Rail Pad Assemblies. In: Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Conference, Washington, D.C, January 2014.

Greve, M., M.S. Dersch, J.R. Edwards, C.P.L. Barkan, J. Mediavilla and B.M. Wilson. 2014. Analysis of the Relationship Between Rail Seat Load Distribution and Rail Seat Deterioration in Concrete Crossties. In: Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Rail Conference, Colorado Springs, USA, April 2014.

Lin, C-Y., M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2014. Causal Analysis of Passenger Train Accident on Shared-Use Rail Corridors. In: Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Conference, Washington, D.C, January 2014.

Liu, X., C.T. Dick, M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2014. Optimization of Rail Defect Inspection Frequency to Reduce Railroad Hazardous Materials Transportation Risk. In: Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Conference, Washington, D.C, January 2014.

Van Dyk, B.J., M.S. Dersch, J.R. Edwards, C.J. Ruppert Jr. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2014. Evaluation of Dynamic and Impact Wheel Load Factors and their Application for Design. In: Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Conference, Washington, D.C, January 2014.

Williams, B.A., J.R. Edwards, R.G. Kernes and C.P.L. Barkan. 2014. Analysis of the Lateral Load Path in Concrete Crosstie Fastening Systems. In: Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Rail Conference, Colorado Springs, USA, April 2014.

Williams, B.A., J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch, C.P.L. Barkan and R.G. Kernes. 2014. Experimental Field Investigation of the Effects of Lateral Load Distribution on Concrete Crosstie Track. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, September 2014.

Williams, B.A., R.G. Kernes, J.R. Edwards and C.P.L. Barkan. 2014. Lateral Force Measurement in Concrete Crosstie Fastening Systems. In: Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Conference, Washington, D.C, January 2014.

2013

Caughron, B.M., C. T. Dick and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. A Project Selection Model for Improving Running Time on Passenger Rail Corridors. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, September 2013.

Chadwick, S.G., M.R. Saat, C.T. Dick and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Decreasing Derailment Occurrence and Severity at Highway-Rail Grade Crossings. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, September 2013, pp. 2-26.

Chadwick, S.G., C.T. Dick, M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Statistical Modeling of Freight Train Derailments at Highway-Rail Level Crossings. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Railway Research, Sydney, Australia, November 2013.

Greve, M.J., C.T. Rapp, M.S. Dersch, J.R. Edwards, C.P.L. Barkan, J. Mediavilla and B. Wilson. 2013. Quantification of Concrete Sleeper and Elastic Fastening System Demands Utilizing Concrete Sleeper Rail Seat Contact Area. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Railway Research, Sydney, Australia, November 2013.

Liu, X., M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. A Framework for Evaluating Cost-Effectiveness of Accident Prevention Strategies under Uncertainty. In: Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 92nd Annual Conference, Washington D.C, January 2013, 2013.

Liu, X., M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Analysis of Major Derailment Causes on Heavy Haul Railways in the United States. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Heavy Haul Association Conference, New Delhi, India, February 2013.

Liu, X., M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Safety Effectiveness of Integrated Accident Prevention Strategies. In: Proceedings of the ASME Joint Rail Conference, Knoxville, TN, April 2013.

Liu, X., C.T. Dick, A.H. Lovett, M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Seasonal Effect on the Optimization of Rail Defect Inspection Frequency. In: Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference, Altoona, PA, October 2013.

Lovett, A.H., C.P.L. Barkan and C.T. Dick. 2013. An Integrated Model for the Evaluation and Planning of Railroad Track Maintenance. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, September 2013, pp. 1029-1044.

Lovett, A.H., C.T. Dick, C.J. Ruppert Jr., M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Development of an Integrated Model for the Evaluation and Planning of Railroad Track Maintenance. In: Proceedings of the ASME Joint Rail Conference, Knoxville, TN, April 2013.

Lovett, A.H., M.R. Saat, C.T. Dick, C.J. Ruppert Jr. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Development of an Integrated Railroad Track Maintenance Model. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Railway Research, Sydney, Australia, November 2013.

Shurpali, A.A., J.R. Edwards, R.G. Kernes, X. Liu, D.A. Lange and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Investigation of Material Improvements to Mitigate the Effects of Abrasion Mechanism of Concrete Crosstie Rail Seat Deterioration (RSD) In: Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 92nd Annual Conference, Washington D.C, January 2013.

Shurpali, A.A., R.G. Kernes, J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch, D.A. Lange and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Investigation of the mechanics of rail seat deterioration (RSD) and methods to improve the abrasion resistance of concrete sleeper rail seats. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Heavy Haul Association Conference (This article is not available electronically.), New Delhi, India, February 2013.

Sogin, S.L., C.T. Dick, Y-C. Lai and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Analyzing the Incremental Transition from Single to Double Track Railway Lines. In: Proceedings of the International Association of Railway Operations Research (IAROR) 5th International Seminar on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 2013.

Sogin, S.L., C.T. Dick, Y-C. Lai and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Analyzing the Progression from Single to Double Track Networks. In: Proceedings of the ASME Joint Rail Conference, Knoxville, TN, April 2013.

Van Dyk, B.J., J.R. Edwards, C.J. Ruppert Jr. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Considerations for Mechanistic Design of Concrete Sleepers and Elastic Fastening Systems in North America. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Heavy Haul Association Conference, New Delhi, India, February 2013.

Van Dyk, B.J., C.T. Rapp, M.S. Dersch, J.R. Edwards, C.J. Ruppert Jr. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Evaluation of Existing Loading Environment in North America for Improved Concrete Sleepers and Fastening Systems. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Railway Research, Sydney, Australia, November 2013.

Van Dyk, B.J., M.S. Dersch, J.R. Edwards, C.J. Ruppert Jr. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2013. Quantifying Shared Corridor Wheel Loading Variation Using Wheel Impact Load Detectors. In: Proceedings of the ASME Joint Rail Conference, Knoxville, TN, April 2013.

2012

Caughron, B.M., M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2012. Identifying and Prioritizing Shared Rail Corridor Technical Challenges. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, September 2012.

Chadwick, S.G., M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2012. Analysis of Factors Affecting Train Derailments at Highway-Rail Grade Crossings. In: Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 91th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C, January 2012.

Hajibabai, L., M.R. Saat, Y. Ouyang, C.P.L. Barkan, Z. Yang, K. Bowling, K. Somani, D. Lauro and X. Li. 2012. Wayside Defect Detector Data Mining to Predict Potential WILD Train Stops. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, September 2012.

Kernes, R.G., J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch, D.A, Lange and C.P.L. Barkan. 2012. Investigation of the Dynamic Frictional Properties of a Concrete Crosstie Rail Seat and Pad and Its Effect on Rail Seat Deterioration (RSD) In: Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C, January 2012.

Rapp, C.T., J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch, C.P.L. Barkan, B. Wilson and J. Mediavilla. 2012. Measuring Concrete Crosstie Rail Seat Pressure Distribution with Matrix Based Tactile Surface Sensors. In: Proceedings of the ASME Joint Rail Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 2012.

Rapp, C.T., J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch, C.P.L. Barkan, B. Wilson and J. Mediavilla. 2012. Measuring Concrete Crosstie Rail Seat Pressure Distribution with Matrix Based Tactile Surface Sensors. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, September 2012.

Shurpali, A.A., E. Van Dam, J.R. Edwards, D.A. Lange and C.P.L. Barkan. 2012. Laboratory Investigation of the Abrasive Wear Mechanism of Concrete Crosstie Rail Seat Deterioration (RSD) In: Proceedings of the ASME Joint Rail Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 2012.

Sogin, S.L., C.P.L. Barkan, Y-C. Lai and M.R. Saat. 2012. Impact of Passenger Trains in Double Track Networks. In: Proceedings of the ASME Joint Rail Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 2012.

Sogin, S.L., C.P.L. Barkan, Y-C. Lai and M.R. Saat. 2012. Measuring the Impact of Additional Rail Traffic Using Highway and Railroad Metrics. In: Proceedings of the ASME Joint Rail Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 2012.

2011

Dersch, M.S., M.J. Gutierrez Romero, J.R. Edwards, C.P.L. Barkan, B. Wilson and J. Mediavilla. 2011. Design and Performance of Elastic Fastening System Assemblies and Concrete Sleepers for Heavy-Haul Service. In: Proceedings of the 2011 International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Calgary, Canada, June 2011.

Gutierrez Romero, M.J., M.S. Dersch, J.R. Edwards, C.P.L. Barkan, B. Wilson and J. Mediavilla. 2011. Investigation of Concrete Sleeper Rail Seat Pressure Distributions for Varying Fastening Systems and Loading Conditions. In: Proceedings of the 2011 International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Calgary, Canada, June 2011.

Hart, J.M., L.F. Camargo Molina, E. Resendiz, J.R. Edwards, N. Ahuja and C.P.L. Barkan. 2011. Development of a Machine Vision System for the Inspection of Heavy-Haul Railway Turnout and Track Components. In: Proceedings of the 2011 International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Calgary, Canada, June 2011.

Kernes, R.G., J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch, D.A, Lange and C.P.L. Barkan. 2011. Investigation of the Impact of Abrasion as a Concrete Crosstie Rail Seat Deterioration (RSD) Mechanism. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, September 2011.

Kumar, A., T.G. Rickett, A. Vemula, J.M. Hart, J.R. Edwards, N. Ahuja and C.P.L. Barkan. 2011. Aerodynamic Analysis of Intermodal Freight Trains Using Machine Vision. In: Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Railway Research, Lille, France, May 2011.

Liu, X., M.R. Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2011. Benefit-Cost Analysis of Heavy Haul Railway Track Upgrade for Safety and Efficiency. In: Proceedings of the 2011 International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Calgary, Canada, June 2011.

Molina Camargo, L.F., E. Resendiz, J.R. Edwards, J.M. Hart, C.P.L. Barkan and N. Ahuja. 2011. Condition Monitoring of Railway Turnouts and Other Track Components Using Machine Vision. In: Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C, January 2011.

Molina Camargo, L.F., J.R. Edwards and C.P.L. Barkan. 2011. Emerging Condition Monitoring Technologies for Railway Track Components and Special Trackwork. In: Proceedings of the ASME/ASCE/IEEE Joint Rail Conference, Pueblo, CO, April 2011.

Rickett, T.G., J.M. Hart, J.R. Edwards, A. Kumar, C.P.L. Barkan and N. Ahuja. 2011. Monitoring the Aerodynamic Efficiency of Intermodal Train Loading Using Machine Vision. In: Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Conference, Washington D.C, January 2011.

Rickett, T.G., J.R. Edwards and C.P.L. Barkan. 2011. Review of Intermodal Train Loading Metrics for North American railroads. In: Proceedings of the ASME/ASCE/IEEE Joint Rail Conference, Pueblo, CO, April 2011.

Sameni, M.K., M.H. Dingler, J.M. Preston and C.P.L. Barkan. 2011. Profit-Generating Capacity for a Freight Railroad. In: Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Conference, Washington D.C, January 2011.

Schlake, B.W., C.P.L. Barkan and J.R. Edwards. 2011. Reducing Heavy-Haul Railcar Maintenance Costs and Improving Terminal Performance Using Technology: A Lean Production Approach. In: Proceedings of the 2011 International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Calgary, Canada, June 2011.

Schlake, B.W., C.P.L. Barkan and J.R. Edwards. 2011. Reducing Network Costs Through Improved Vehicle Maintenance: A Lean Production Approach. In: Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Railway Research Conference, Lille, France, May 2011.

Sogin, S.L., C.P.L. Barkan and M.R. Saat. 2011. Simulating the Effect of Higher Speed Passenger Trains in Single Track Freight Networks. In: Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, December 2011.

Zeman, J.C., R.G. Kernes, J.R. Edwards, D.A. Lange and C.P.L. Barkan. 2011. Hydraulic Mechanisms of the Deterioration of Concrete Sleeper Rail Seats. In: Proceedings of the 2011 International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Calgary, Canada, June 2011.

Zeman, J.C., J.R. Edwards, D.A. Lange and C.P.L. Barkan. 2011. Laboratory Testing to Address the Potential for Damaging Hydraulic Pressure in the Concrete Tie Rail Seat. In: Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C, January 2011.

Zeman, J.C., R.G. Kernes, J.R. Edwards, D.A. Lange and C.P.L. Barkan. 2011. Moisture-Driven Deterioration and Abrasion of Concrete Sleeper Rail Seats. In: Proceedings of 9th World Congress on Railway Research, Lille, France, February 2011.

2010

Dingler, M.H., A. Koenig, S.L. Sogin and C.P.L. Barkan. 2010. Determining the Causes of Train Delay. Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, August 2010.

Gutierrez Romero, M.J., J.R. Edwards, C.P.L. Barkan, B. Wilson and J. Mediavilla. 2010. Advancements in Fastening System Design for North American Concrete Crossties in Heavy-Haul Service. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, September 2010.

Liu, X., M.R Saat and C.P.L. Barkan. 2010. Benefit-Cost Analysis of Infrastructure Improvement for Derailment Prevention. In: Proceedings of the ASME Joint Rail Conference, Urbana, IL, March 2010.

Schlake, B.W., C.P.L. Barkan and J.R. Edwards. 2010. Impact of Automated Condition Monitoring Technologies on Railroad Terminal Performance. Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, August 2010.

Zeman, J.C., J.R. Edwards, D.A. Lange and C.P.L. Barkan. 2010. Evaluating the Potential for Damaging Hydraulic Pressure in a Concrete Tie Rail Seat. In: Proceedings of the ASME Joint Rail Conference, Urbana, IL, March 2010, April 2010.

Zeman, J.C., J.R. Edwards, D.A. Lange and C.P.L. Barkan. 2010. Investigation of Potential Concrete Tie Rail Seat Deterioration Mechanisms: Cavitation Erosion and Hydraulic Pressure Cracking. In: Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C, January 2010.

2009

Dingler, M.H., Y-C. Lai and C.P.L. Barkan. 2009. Impact of CBTC and ECP Brakes on Capacity. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, September 2009.

Dingler, M.H., Y-C. Lai and C.P.L. Barkan. 2009. Impact of Operational Practices on Rail Line Capacity: A Simulation Analysis. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, September 2009.

Hart, J.M., B.W. Schlake, S. Todorovic, J.R. Edwards, N. Ahuja and C.P.L. Barkan. 2009. Machine Vision Condition Monitoring of Railcar Structural Underframe Components. In: Proceedings of the Fall Conference of the ASME Rail Transportation Division, Ft. Worth, Texas, October 2009.

Lai, Y-C. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2009. Optimizing Railway Capacity Planning: A Decision Support Tool. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Heavy Haul Conference, Shanghai, China, June 2009.

Schlake, B.W., J.R. Edwards, J.M. Hart, C.P.L. Barkan, S. Todorovic and N. Ahuja. 2009. Machine Vision Condition Monitoring of Heavy-Haul Railcar Structural Underframe Components. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Heavy Haul Conference, Shanghai, China, June 2009.

Zeman, J.C., J.R. Edwards, D.A. Lange and C.P.L. Barkan. 2009. Investigating the Role of Moisture in Concrete Tie Rail Seat Deterioration. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, September 2009.

2008

Hart, J.M., E. Resendiz, B. Freid, S. Sawadisavi, C.P.L. Barkan and N. Ahuja. 2008. Machine Vision Using Multi-Spectral Imaging for Undercarriage Inspection of Railroad Equipment. In: Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Railway Research, Seoul, Korea, May 2008.

Lai, Y-C. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2008. A Quantitative Decision Support Framework for Optimal Railway Capacity Planning. In: Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Railway Research, Seoul, Korea, May 2008.

Peltier, D.C. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2008. Modeling the Effects of Epoxy Debonding on Bonded Insulated Rail Joints Subjected to Longitudinal Loads. In: Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 87th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 2008.

Saat, M.R. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2008. Optimizing Railroad Tank Car Safety Design to Reduce Dangerous Goods Transportation Risk. In: Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Railway Research, Seoul, Korea, May 2008.

Schafer, D.H. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2008. A Hybrid Logistic Regression/Neural Network Model for the Prediction of Broken Rails. In: Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Railway Research, Seoul, Korea, May 2008.

Schafer, D.H. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2008. A Prediction Model for Broken Rails and an Analysis of Their Economic Impact. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, September 2008.

2007

Edwards, J.R., J.M. Hart, S. Todorovic, C.P.L. Barkan, N. Ahuja, Z. Chua, N. Kocher and J.C. Zeman. 2007. Development of Machine Vision Technology for Railcar Safety Appliance Inspection. In: International Heavy Haul Conference Specialist Technical Session - High Tech in Heavy Haul, Kiruna, Sweden, June 2007, pp. 745-752.

Freid, B., C.P.L. Barkan, N. Ahuja, J.M. Hart, S. Todorvic and N. Kocher. 2007. Multispectral Machine Vision for Improved Undercarriage Inspection of Railroad Rolling Stock. In: International Heavy Haul Conference Specialist Technical Session - High Tech in Heavy Haul, Kiruna, Sweden, June 2007, pp. 737-744.

Lai, Y-C., Y. Ouyang and C.P.L. Barkan. 2007. A Rolling Horizon Framework for Intermodal Loading Assignment to Improve Fuel Efficiency. In: International Heavy Haul Conference Specialist Technical Session - High Tech in Heavy Haul, Kiruna, Sweden, June 2007, pp. 129-136.

Peltier, D.C., C.P.L. Barkan, S. Downing and D. Socie. 2007. Measuring Degradation of Bonded Insulated Rail Joints. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, September 2007.

Peltier, D.C., C.P.L. Barkan, S. Downing and D. Socie. 2007. Using Strain Gauges to Detect Epoxy Debonding in Insulated Rail Joints. In: International Heavy Haul Conference Specialist Technical Session - High Tech in Heavy Haul, Kiruna, Sweden, June 2007, pp. 151-158.

2006

Dirnberger, J.R. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2006. Implementing Bottleneck Management Techniques and Establishing Quality of Sort Relationships to Improve Terminal Processing Capacity. In: Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Railway Research, Montreal, Canada, June 2006.

Dirnberger, J.R. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2006. Improving Railroad Classification Yard Performance Through Bottleneck Management Methods. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Louisville, KY, September 2006.

Edwards, J.R, C.P.L. Barkan, S. Todorovic, J.M. Hart and N. Ahuja. 2006. Improving the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Railcar Safety Appliance Inspection Using Machine Vision Technology. In: Proceedings of the IEEE/ASME Joint Rail Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 2006.

Edwards, J.R, C.P.L. Barkan, S. Todorovic, J.M. Hart and N. Ahuja. 2006. Improving the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Railcar Safety Appliance Inspection Using Machine Vision Technology. In: Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 85th Annual Meeting, Washington, 2006.

Lai, Y-C., J.M. Hart, J. Drapa, N. Ahuja, C.P.L. Barkan and L. Milhon. 2006. A Computer Vision System for Monitoring the Energy Efficiency of Intermodal Trains. In: Proceedings of the IEEE/ASME Joint Rail Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 2006.

Lai, Y-C. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2006. Improving Energy Efficiency of Intermodal Trains Using Machine Vision and Operations Research Analysis. In: Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Railway Research, Montreal, Canada, June 2006.

Painter, T.D. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2006. Prospects for Dynamic Brake Energy Recovery on North American Freight Locomotives. In: Proceedings of the IEEE/ASME Joint Rail Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 2006.

Saat, M.R. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2006. The Effect of Rerouting and Tank Car Safety Design on the Risk of Rail Transport of Hazardous Materials. In: Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Railway Research, Montreal, QC, Canada, June 2006.

2005

Anand, P., C.P.L. Barkan, D.J. Schaeffer, C.J. Werth and B.S. Minsker. 2005. Environmental Risk Analysis of Chemicals Transported in Railroad Tank Cars. In: Proceedings of the 8th International Heavy Haul Conference, Rio de Janeiro, June 2005, pp. 395-403.

Anderson, R.T. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2005. Derailment Probability Analyses and Modeling of Mainline Freight Trains. In: Proceedings of the 8th International Heavy Haul Conference, Rio de Janeiro, June 2005, pp. 491-497.

Lai, Y-C., J.M. Hart, P. Vemuru, J. Drapa, N. Ahuja, C.P.L. Barkan, L. Milhon and M.P. Stehly. 2005. Machine Vision Analysis of the Energy Efficiency of Intermodal Trains. In: Proceedings of the 8th International Heavy Haul Conference, Rio de Janeiro, April 2005, pp. 387-394.

2004

Lai, Y-C. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2004. Train Braking Distance Ratio: A Parameter for Railway Signal System Design. In: Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 83rd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 2004.

2002

Day, K.R. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2002. The Potential Impact of a Mid-America Earthquake on the Railroad Network. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association, Washington, DC, 2002.

Dick, C.T., C.P.L. Barkan, E. Chapman and M.P. Stehly. 2002. Predicting the Occurrence of Broken Rails: A Quantitative Approach. In: Proceedings of the 2002 American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Washington DC, January 2002.

2001

Barkan, C.P.L. and P. Sargent. 2001. The AAR Standard for a Spill-Proof Locomotive Refueling System. In: Proceedings of the 2001 American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, January 2001.

Dick, C.T., C.P.L. Barkan, E. Chapman and M.P. Stehly. 2001. Analysis of Factors Affecting the Location and Frequency of Broken Rails. In: Proceedings of the World Congress on Railway Research, Cologne, Germany, 2001.

Lawrence, F.V., Y-R. Chen, J. Cyre and C.P.L. Barkan. 2001. Strategies for Improving the Fatigue Resistance of Thermite Weldments. In: Proceedings of the 2001 American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, September 2001.

2000

Dick, C.T. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2000. Railway Digital Base Maps, Location Reference Systems and Interoperability of Positive Train Control Systems. In: Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 79th Annual Conference, Washington, DC, January 2000.

1999

Barkan, C.P.L. and D.J. Pasternak. 1999. Evaluating New Technologies for Railway Tank Car Safety Through Cooperative Research. In: Proceedings of the World Congress on Railway Research, Tokyo, Japan, January 1999.

1997

Barkan, C.P.L., R.P. Andes, K. Rajagopalan, T. Lindsey, J. Pickowitz and D.G. Girard. 1997. Use of Ultrafiltration to Recycle Cleaning Solutions Used in North American Railroad Maintenance and Repair Facilities. In: Proceedings of the World Congress on Railway Research, Florence, Italy, 1997, pp. Volume E, pp. 7-13.

Pasternak, D.J. and C.P.L. Barkan. 1997. 26 Years of Cooperative Research on North American Railroad Tank Car Safety. In: Mechanical Working and Steel Processing Conference Proceedings, Iron and Steel Society of AIME, Warrendale, PA, 1997, pp. 1139-1147.

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Magazine Articles

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2013

Barkan, C.P.L., M.R. Saat, F. Gonzalez III and T.T. Treichel. 2013. Cooperative Research in Tank Car Safety Design. TR News. 286: May - June, pp.12-19.

2011

Davis, D.D., S.F. Kalay and C.P.L. Barkan. 2011. AAR’s Smart Sixteen. Railway Age. 212: February, p. 42.

2002

Davis, D.D., C.P.L. Barkan and S.F. Kalay. 2002. The Search for Beneficial New Technologies for Rail Transportation - TTCI R&D - Association of American Railroads' Technology Scanning Program. Railway Track & Structures. 98: November, pp.18-20.

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Books Edited or Co-Edited

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2002

Reis, H. and C.P.L. Barkan, (Eds.) 2002. Nondestructive Testing for the Railroad Industry, Topics on Nondestructive Evaluation (TONE) Series -Volume 5. The American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, Ohio.

1998

Andes, R.P., C.P.L. Barkan, P.T. Kostecki and E.J. Calabrese, (Eds.) 1998. Principles and Practices for Diesel Contaminated Soils: Volume VII. Amherst Scientific Publishers, Amherst, MA.

1997

Barkan, C.P.L., P.T. Kostecki and E.J. Calabrese, (Eds.) 1997. Principles and Practices for Diesel Contaminated Soils: Volume VI. Amherst Scientific Publishers, Amherst, MA.

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Chapters in Books

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2002

Chuang, S.L., A. Hsu, E. Young, C.P.L. Barkan, R. Reiff, M. Schroeder, D. Williams and T. Johnson. 2002. Fiber-optic sensor technology for railroad technologies. In: H.L. Reis and C.P.L. Barkan, (Eds.) Nondestructive Testing for the Railroad Industry, Topics on Nondestructive Evaluation (TONE) Series -Volume 5, The American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH, January, pp. 89-100.

1998

Flaherty, J.M., S.C. Geiger, D.M. Sowko, B.H. Jones, R.P. Andes and C.P.L. Barkan. 1998. TPH analytical verification protocol for multiple field sites. In: R.P. Andes, C.P.L. Barkan, P.T. Kostecki and E.J. Calabrese, (Eds.) Principles and Practices for Diesel Contaminated Soils: Volume VII, Amherst Scientific Publishers, Amherst, MA, pp. 109-172.

1997

Flaherty, J.M., B.H. Jones, D.V. Nakles, R.P. Andes, and C.P.L. Barkan. 1997. Comparison of analytical methods for use in evaluating the risk from petroleum hydrocarbons in soil. In: C.P.L. Barkan, P.T. Kostecki and E.J. Calabrese, (Eds.) Principles and Practices for Diesel Contaminated Soils: Volume VI, Amherst Scientific Publishers, Amherst, MA, pp. 41-79.

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Monographs and Reports

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2015

Saat, M.R., F. Bedini Jacobini, E. Tutumluer and C.P.L. Barkan. 2015. Identification of High-Speed Rail Ballast Flight Risk Factors and Risk Mitigation Strategies – Final Report. Federal Railroad Administration, pp. 76, DOT/FRA/ORD-15/03.

2008

Schaeffer, D.J., C.W. Werth, C.P.L. Barkan, H. Yoon and N. Hridaya. 2008. Hazardous Materials Transportation Environmental Consequence Model: Verification and Validation Document. Railroad Engineering Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (for the Association of American Railroads), Urbana, IL.

Socie, D. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2008. Smart Sensor System for Monitoring Railcar Braking Systems, HSR 51 Final Report. High-Speed Rail IDEA Program, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, DC.

2007

Ahuja, N. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2007. Machine Vision for Railroad Equipment Undercarriage Inspection Using Multi-Spectral Imaging, HSR 49 Final Report. High-Speed Rail IDEA Program, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, DC.

Pecknold, D., H. Sehitoglu, C.P.L. Barkan, S. Kibey and O-C. Lee. 2007. Tank Car Reliability Design and Analysis, (DOT/FRA/ORD-07/05). U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC.

2006

Saat, M.R. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2006. Risk Analysis of Rail Transport of Chlorine and Ammonia on U.S. Railroad Mainlines. Railroad Engineering Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (for the Association of American Railroads), Urbana, IL.

Treichel, T.T., J.P. Hughes, C.P.L. Barkan, R.D. Sims, E.A. Phillips, M.R. Saat, Y.K. Wen and D.G. Simpson. 2006. Safety Performance of Tank Cars in Accidents: Probabilities of Lading Loss, RA-05-02. RSI-AAR Railroad Tank Car Safety Research and Test Project, Leesburg, VA.

2005

Saat, M.R., C.P.L. Barkan and T.T. Treichel. 2005. Statistical Approach to Estimating Surge Pressure Reduction Devices' Performance. Railroad Tank Car Safety Research and Test Project, Transportation Technology Center, Inc., Pueblo, CO.

Saat, M.R., C.P.L. Barkan and T.T. Treichel. 2005. Statistical Approach to Estimating Surge Pressure Reduction Devices' Performance, RA-04-02. RSI-AAR Railroad Tank Car Safety Research and Test Project, Transportation Technology Center, Inc., Pueblo, CO.

2004

Hart, J.M., N. Ahuja, C.P.L. Barkan and D.D. Davis. 2004. A Machine Vision System for Monitoring Railcar Health: Preliminary Results, TD-04-008. Association of American Railroads, Pueblo, CO.

Treichel, T.T., C.P.L. Barkan and E. Hirsch. 2004. Verification of a Test Stand for Surge Pressure Reduction Devices Protecting Tank Car Rupture Disc Devices, R-971 (RA-04-01). Transportation Technology Center, Inc., Pueblo, CO.

2003

Lawrence, F.V., J.P. Cyre, C.P.L. Barkan and J. Kristan. 2003. Increasing Thermite Weld Fatigue Life Through Improvements in Weld Profile, TD 03-005. Pueblo, CO.

2001

Brownlee, R.C. and C.P.L. Barkan. 2001. Maintaining Performance of Automatic Shutoff Nozzles Used For Locomotive Fueling, R-919. Association of American Railroads, Washington, D.C.

2000

Flaherty, J.M., S.C. Geiger, D.M. Sowko, B.H. Jones, R.P. Andes and C.P.L. Barkan. 2000. Comparative TPH analyses of aged diesel contamination at four railroad sites, R-942. Association of American Railroads, Washington, D.C.

Geiger, S., R. Andes and C.P.L. Barkan. 2000. Development of Risk-Based Cleanup Goals for Diesel-Contaminated Soils at a Southeastern Rail Yard Site, R-940. Association of American Railroads, Washington, DC.

1998

Rajagopalan, N., I.S. Han, J. Pickowitz, T.C. Lindsey, W. Wu, R.P. Andes and C.P.L. Barkan. 1998. Evaluation of Ultra filtration for Recycling Alkaline Cleaners at Railroad Facilities, R-904. Association of American Railroads, Washington, D.C.

Treichel, T.T., G.W. Widell and C.P.L. Barkan. 1998. The Effectiveness of Tank Car Safety Vent Surge Pressure Reduction Devices, TD 98-001. Washington, DC.

1997

Andes, R.P., K. Rajagopalan, T. Lindsey, J. Pickowitz and C.P.L. Barkan. 1997. Extending the Life of Railroad Shop Cleaners Using Ultrafiltration Technology, TD 97-043. Washington, DC.

Flaherty, J.M., B.H. Jones, D.V. Nakles, R.P. Andes and C.P.L. Barkan. 1997. Comparison of Analytical Methods for Use in Evaluating the Risk From Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Soil, R-903. Association of American Railroads, Washington, DC.

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