Riley Edwards

Research Scientist and Senior Lecturer

1201 Newmark Civil Engineering Lab, MC-250
205 N. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Tel: (217) 244-7417
Fax: (217) 333-1924

Email: <jedward2> at illinois.edu

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Journal Articles

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2017

Alemazkoor, N. C.J. Ruppert, Jr. and H. Meidani. 2017. Survival analysis at multiple scales for the modeling of track geometry deterioration. Accepted, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0954409717695650.

Holder, D.E., M.V. Csenge, Y. Qian, M.S. Dersch and J.R. Edwards. 2017. Laboratory investigation of the Skl-style fastening system's lateral load performance under heavy haul freight railroad loads. Engineering Structures. 139 (2017) 71-80.

Lautala, P. and C.T. Dick. 2017. Railway Engineering Education Symposium: Evolving to rebuild a growing rail academic community. Accepted, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board.

Lin, X., J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch, T.A. Roadcap and C.J. Ruppert, Jr. 2017. Load quantification of the wheel-rail interface of rail vehicles for the infrastructure of light rail, heavy rail, and commuter rail transit. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. doi: 10.1177/0954409716684266.

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.

Pengelly, S. and C.T. Dick. 2017. Economics and planning of short haul and short line railway intermodal rail service: Lessons from past and current operations. Accepted, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board.

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.

Zhu, K., Y. Qian, J.R. Edwards and B.O. Andrawes. 2017. Finite element analysis of rail end bolt-hole and fillet stress on bolted rail joints. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2607: 33-42.

2016

Dick, C.T. and D. Mussanov. 2016. Operational schedule flexibility and infrastructure investment: capacity trade-off on single-track railways. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2546: 1-8. DOI: 10.3141/2546-01.

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.

Liu, X and C.T. Dick. 2016. Risk-based optimization of rail defect inspection frequency for petroleum crude oil transportation. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2545: 27-35. DOI: 10.3141/2545-04.

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.

Wandelt, S., Z. Wang and X. Sun. 2016. Worldwide railway skeleton network: Extraction methodology and preliminary analysis. Online, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2016.2632998.

Wolf, H.E., Y. Qian, J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch and D.A. Lange. 2016. Temperature-induced curl behavior of prestressed concrete and its effect on railroad crossties. Construction and Building Materials. 115 (2016) 319-326.

Yue, Y., S. Wang, L. Zhou, L. Tong and M.R. Saat. 2016. Optimizing train stopping patterns and schedules for high-speed passenger rail corridors. Transportation Research Part C. 63 (2016); 126-146.

Zhu, K., J.R. Edwards, Y. Qian and B.O. Andrawes. 2016. Finite element analysis of the effects of bolt condition on bolted rail joint stresses. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2545: 36-45. DOI: 10.3141/2545-05.

2015

Atanassov, I. and C.T. Dick. 2015. Capacity of single-track railway lines with short sidings to support operation of long freight trains. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2475: 95-101.

DiDomenico, G.C. and C.T. Dick. 2015. Methods of analyzing and comparing energy efficiency of passenger rail systems. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2475: 54-62.

Fullerton, G.A, G.C. DiDomenico and C.T. Dick. 2015. Sensitivity of freight and passenger rail fuel efficiency to infrastructure, equipment, and operating factors. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2476: 59-66.

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.

Qian, Y., E. Tutumluer, Y.M.A. Hashash and J. Ghaboussi. 2015. Ballast settlement ramp to mitigate differential settlement in a bridge transition zone. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2476: 45-52.

Qian, Y., E. Tutumluer, D. Mishra and H. Kazmee. 2015. Characterization of geogrid reinforced ballast behavior at different levels of degradation through triaxial shear strength test and discrete element modeling. In Press, Geotextiles and Geomembranes.

Saat, M.R. and J. Aguilar Serrano. 2015. Multicriteria high-speed rail route selection: application to Malaysia’s high-speed rail corridor prioritization. Transportation Planning and Technology. 38 (2): 200 - 213.

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.

Tang, H., C.T. Dick and X. Feng. 2015. Improving regenerative energy receptivity in metro transit systems: Coordinated train control algorithm. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2534: 48-56.

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

Boler, H., Y. Qian and E. Tutumluer. 2014. Statistical analyses of railroad ballast aggregate packing influenced by changes in gradation and particle shape properties. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2448: 94-104.

Chadwick, S.G., N. Zhou and M.R. Saat. 2014. Highway-Rail grade crossing safety challenges for shared operations of high-speed passenger and heavy freight rail in the U.S. Safety Science. 68 (2014) 128-137.

Chen, Z., M. Shin, B.O. Andrawes and J.R. Edwards. 2014. Parametric study on damage and load demand of prestressed concrete crosstie and fastening systems. Engineering Failure Analysis. 46 (2014) 49-61.

Dingler, M.H., Y-C. Lai and C.P.L Barkan. 2014. Effect of train-type heterogeneity on single-track heavy haul railway line capacity. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. 228 (8): 845-856.

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.

Mishra, D., Y. Qian, H. Hai and E. Tutumluer. 2014. An integrated approach to dynamic analysis of railroad track transitions behavior. Transportation Geotechnics. 1 (2014): 188-200.

Mishra, D., Y. Qian, H. Kazmee and E. Tutumluer. 2014. Investigation of geogrid-reinforced railroad ballast behavior using large-scale triaxial testing and discrete element modeling. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2462: 98-108.

Qian, Y., H. Boler, M. Moaveni, E. Tutumluer, Y.M.A. Hashash and J. Ghaboussi. 2014. Characterizing ballast degradation through Los Angeles abrasion test and image analysis. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2448: 142-151.

Qian, Y., S.J. Lee, E. Tutumluer, Y.M.A. Hashash, D. Mishra and J. Ghaboussi. 2014. Discrete element method for simulating ballast shear strength from large scale triaxial tests. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2374: 126-135.

Rapp, C.T, R.G. Kernes and M.R. Saat. 2014. Overview of issues and research related to special trackwork for shared high-speed-rail passenger and heavy-axle-load freight operations. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. 228 (5): 557-565.

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.

Shih, M-C., Y-C. Lai, C.T. Dick and M-H Wu. 2014. Optimization of siding location for single-track lines. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2448: 71-79.

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.

Qian, Y., J. Han, S.K. Pokharel and R.L. Parsons. 2013. Performance of triangular aperture geogrid-reinforced base courses over weak subgrade under cyclic loading. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 25(8): 1013-1021.

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.

Tutumluer, E., Y. Qian, Y.M.A. Hashash, J. Ghaboussi and D. Davis. 2013. Discrete element modeling of ballasted track deformation behavior. International Journal of Rail Transportation. 1(1-2): 57-73.

Uzarski, D.R. and M.N. Grussing. 2013. Beyond mandated track safety inspections using a mission-focused, knowledge-based approach. International Journal of Rail Transportation. 1 (4): 218-326.

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.

Xiao, Y., E. Tutumluer, Y. Qian and J.A. Siekmeier. 2012. Gradation effects influencing mechanical properties of aggregate base/granular subbase materials in Minnesota. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2267: 14 - 16. Best Paper Award.

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.

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Conference Proceedings

| 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 |

2017

Bastos, J.C., A. Alvarez-Reyes, M.S. Dersch and J.R. Edwards. 2017. Development of a New Load-deflection Method for Characterization of North American Heavy Haul Concrete Sleepers. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2017.

Canga Ruiz, A.E., M.V. Csenge, J.R. Edwards, Y. Qian and M.S. Dersch. 2017. Quantification of Rail Displacements Under Light Rail Transit Field Loading Conditions. In: Proceedings of the 2017 Joint Rail Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 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.

Gao, Z., M.S. Dersch, Y. Qian and J.R. Edwards. 2017. Effect of Track Conditions on the Flexural Performance of Concrete Sleepers on Heavy-haul Freight Railroads. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2017.

Holder, B.G.J., Y. Qian, M.S. Dersch and J.R. Edwards. 2017. Lateral Load Performance of Concrete Sleeper Fastening Systems Under Non-ideal Conditions. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2017.

Kippen III, F.B. and C.T. Dick. 2017. Incremental Capacity in Transitioning from Double to Triple Track on Shared Freight and Commuter Rail Corridors 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.

Lima, A. de O., M.S. Dersch, Y. Qian, E. Tutumluer and J.R. Edwards. 2017. Laboratory Evaluation of Under-ballast Mat Effectiveness to Mitigate Differential Movement Problem in Railway Transition Zones. In: 10th International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields, Athens, Greece, June 2017.

Lima, A. de O., M.S. Dersch, Y. Qian, E. Tutumluer and J.R. Edwards. 2017. Laboratory Mechanical Fatigue Performance of Under-ballast Mats Subjected to North American loading Conditions. 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.

Mussanov, D., N. Nishio and C.T. Dick. 2017. Building Capacity Through Structured Heavy Haul Operations on Single-track Shared Corridors in North America. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2017.

Mussanov, D., N. Nishio and C.T. Dick. 2017. Delay Performance of Different Train Types Under Combinations of Structured and Flexible Operations on Single-Track Railway 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.

Sehgal, L., A. Garg, V. Sehgal and W. Buttlar. 2017. Hot Mix Asphalt in Ballasted Railway Track: International Experience and Inferences. Institution of Permanent Way Engineers International Technical Seminar, Mumbai, India, January 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.

Z. Gao, M.S. Dersch, Y. Qian, M.V. Csenge and J.R. Edwards. 2017. Use of Ballast Support Condition Back-Calculator for Quantification of Ballast Pressure Distribution Under Concrete Sleepers. In: Railways and Airfields, 10th International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, June 2017.

2016

Bastos, J.C., M.S. Dersch, J.R. Edwards and B.O. Andrawes. 2016. Determination of the Influences of Deteriorated Track Conditions on Gauge Widening in Concrete Sleeper Track. In: Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Railway Research, Milan, Italy, June 2016.

Csenge, M.V., Y. Qian, M.S. Dersch and J.R. Edwards. 2016. Resilient Concrete Crosstie and Fastening System Designs for Light Rail, Heavy Rail, and Commuter Rail Transit Infrastructure. In: Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Railway Research, Milan, Italy, June 2016.

Dick, C.T., L. Sehgal, C.J. Ruppert Jr. and S. Gujaran. 2016. Superelevation Optimization for Mixed Freight and Higher-Speed Passenger Trains. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, August 2016.

Gao, Z., H.E. Wolf, M.S. Dersch, Y. Qian and J.R. Edwards. 2016. Field Measurements and Proposed Analysis of Concrete Crosstie Bending Moments. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, August 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.

Ghosh, A., J.R. Edwards and M.S. Dersch. 2016. Effect of Design Rail Cant on Concrete Crosstie Rail Seat Pressure Distribution. In: Proceedings of the 2016 Joint Rail Conference, Columbia, SC, April 2016.

Holder, D.E., Y. Qian, M.V. Csenge, J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch and B.J. Van Dyk. 2016. Comparison of Lateral Load Performance of Concrete Crosstie Heavy Haul Fastening Systems. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, August 2016.

Lin, X., J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch and C.J. Ruppert Jr. 2016. Load Quantification for Light Rail, Heavy Rail, and Commuter Rail Transit Infrastructure. In: Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Railway Research, Milan, Italy, June 2016.

Qian, Y., D. Mishra, E. Tutumluer, Y.M.A. Hashash and J. Ghaboussi. 2016. Moisture Effects on Degraded Ballast Shear Strength Behavior. In: Proceedings of the 2016 Joint Rail Conference, Columbia, SC, April 2016.

Wolf, H.E., J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch, Y. Qian and D.A. Lange. 2016. Field Measurement of Bending Moments in Prestressed Concrete Monoblock Sleepers. In: Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Railway Research, Milan, Italy, June 2016.

Zhu, Z., J.R. Edwards, Y. Qian and B.O. Andrawes. 2016. Fatigue Analysis of Rail-Head-to-Web Fillet at Bolted Rail Joint under Various Impact Wheel Load Factors and Support Configurations. In: Proceedings of the 2016 Joint Rail Conference, Columbia, SC, April 2016.

2015

Atanassov, I. and C.T. Dick. 2015. Delay and Required Infrastructure Investment to Operate Long Freight Trains on Single-track Railways with Short Sidings. In: Proceedings of the International Heavy Haul Association Conference,, Perth, Australia, June 2015.

Atanasov, I. and C.T. Dick. 2015. Incremental Capacity in Transitioning from Double to Triple Track on Shared Rail Corridors. In: Proceedings of the International Association of Railway Operations Research (IAROR) 6th International Conference on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis, Tokyo, Japan, March 2015.

Atanassov, I. and C.T. Dick. 2015. Influence of Siding Connection Length, Position, and Order on the Incremental Capacity of Transitioning from Single to Double Track. In: Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Conference, Washington, D.C, January 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.

Csenge, M.V., H.E. Wolf, M.S. Dersch, J.R. Edwards, R.G. Kernes and M.G. Romero. 2015. Exploration of Alternatives for Prestressed Concrete Monoblock Crosstie Design Based on Flexural Capacity. In: Proceedings of the 2015 Joint Rail Conference, San Jose, CA, March 2015.

Csenge, M.V., X. Lin, H.E. Wolf, M.S. Dersch and J.R. Edwards. 2015. Mechanistic Design of Concrete Monoblock Crossties for Rail Transit Loading Conditions. American Public Transportation Association 2015 Rail Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, June 2015.

DiDomenico, G.C. and C.T. Dick. 2015. Influence of System Characteristics and Scheduling Patterns on Commuter Rail Energy Efficiency. In: Proceedings of the International Association of Railway Operations Research (IAROR) 6th International Conference on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis, Tokyo, Japan, March 2015.

Fullerton, G.A., C.T. Dick, T. Hwang and Y. Ouyang. 2015. Exchange Point Delay and Mode Shift Associated with Regional Deployment of Alternative Locomotive Technology on the North American Line-Haul Freight Network. In: Proceedings of the International Association of Railway Operations Research (IAROR) 6th International Conference on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis, Tokyo, Japan, March 2015.

Fullerton, G.A. and C.T. Dick. 2015. Operational Considerations of Transitioning to Emerging Ultra-low Emission Locomotive Technologies for Heavy-haul Freight Rail Applications. In: Proceedings of the International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Perth, Australia, June 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.

Lautala, P.T., C.T. Dick, D. Rizos and D.B. Clarke. 2015. Toward the Next Generation of Railroad Professionals - Collaboration by NURail and Rail Industry. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 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.

Qian, Y., E. Tutumluer, Y.M.A. Hashash and J. Ghaboussi. 2015. Effects of Ballast Degradation on Shear Strength Behavior from Large-scale Triaxial Tests. In: From Fundamentals to Applications in Geotechnics: Proceedings of the XV Pan American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 2015, pp. 170-179.

Qian, Y., D. Mishra, H. Kazmee and E. Tutumluer. 2015. Geogrid-Aggregate Interlocking Mechanism Investigated via Discrete Element Modeling. In: Geosynthetics 2015, Portland, OR, February 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.

Shih, M-C., C.T. Dick and Y-C. Lai. 2015. Optimization of Siding Location for Single-track Lines with Non-Uniform Track Speed. In: Proceedings of the International Association of Railway Operations Research (IAROR) 6th International Conference on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis, Tokyo, Japan, March 2015.

Shih, M-C., C.T. Dick and Y-C. Lai. 2015. Optimizing Location and Length of Passing Sidings on Single-track Lines for Long Heavy-haul Freight Trains. 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.

Tang, H., C.T. Dick and X. Feng. 2015. Optimization of Train Speed Profiles for a Metro Transit System by Genetic Algorithms. 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

Aguilar Serrano, J. and M.R. Saat. 2014. Flammable Liquid Fire Consequence Modeling. In: Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Rail Conference, Colorado Springs, USA, April 2014.

Aguilar Serrano, J., X. Liu and M.R. Saat. 2014. Methodology to Evaluate the Consequence of Hazardous Material Releases from Multiple Tank Cars Involved in Train Accidents. In: Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Conference, Washington, D.C, January 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.

Dick, C.T. and J.R. Dirnberger. 2014. Advancing the Science of Yard Design and Operations with the CSX Hump Yard Simulation System. In: Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Rail Conference, Colorado Springs, USA, April 2014.

Dick, C.T. and L.E. Brown. 2014. Design of Bulk Railway Terminals for the Shale Oil and Gas Industry. In: Proceedings of the 2014 ASCE Shale Energy Engineering Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, July 2014.

DiDomenico, G.C. and C.T. Dick. 2014. Analysis of Trends in Commuter Rail Energy Efficiency. 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.

Fullerton, G.A., G.C. DiDomenico, M-C. Shih and C.T. Dick. 2014. Congestion as a Source of Variation in Passenger and Freight Railway Fuel Efficiency. In: Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Rail Conference, Colorado Springs, USA, April 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.

Hamper, M.B., C.J. Ruppert Jr., C. Wei and A.A. Shabana. 2014. A Spatial Geometry Approach to Variable Cross-Section Rail Modeling: Application to Switches and Turnouts. 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.

Lin, C-Y. and M.R. Saat. 2014. Semi-Quantitative Risk Assessment of Adjacent Track Accidents on Shared-Use Rail Corridor. In: Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Rail Conference, Colorado Springs, USA, April 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.

Liu, X., C.T. Dick and M.R. Saat. 2014. Optimizing Ultrasonic Rail Defect Inspection to Improve Transportation Safety and Efficiency. In: Proceedings of the Second ASCE Transportation and Development Institute Congress, Orlando, FL, June 2014, pp. 765-774.

Manda, K.R., M. Dersch, R.G. Kernes, J.R. Edwards and D. Lange. 2014. Vertical Load Path under Static and Dynamic Loads in Concrete Crosstie and Fastening Systems. In: Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Rail Conference, Colorado Springs, USA, April 2014.

Moaveni, M., Y. Qian, H. Boler and E. Tutumluer. 2014. Investigation of Ballast Degradation and Fouling Trends Using Image Analysis. The Second International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance, Ajaccio, Corsica, France, April 2014.

Qian, Y., E. Tutumluer, D. Mishra and H. Kazmee. 2014. Behavior of Geogrid Reinforced Ballast at Different Levels of Degradation. GeoShanghai International Conference, Shanghai, China (Best Paper Award), May 2014.

Qian, Y., E. Tutumluer, Y.M.A. Hashash and J. Ghaboussi. 2014. Effects of Ballast Degradation on Permanent Deformation Behavior from Large-scale Triaxial Tests. In: Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Rail Conference, Joint Rail Conference,Colorado Springs, CO, April 2014.

Tang, H., Q. Wang and C.T. Dick. 2014. Optimizing Train Speed Profiles to Improve Regeneration Efficiency of Transit Operations. In: Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Rail Conference, Colorado Springs, USA, 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.

Wei, S., D.A. Kuchma, J.R. Edwards, M.S. Dersch and R.G. Kernes. 2014. Gauging of Concrete Crossties to Investigate Load Path in Laboratory and Field Testing. In: Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Rail Conference, Colorado Springs, USA, April 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.

Xiao, Y., E. Tutumluer and Y. Qian. 2014. DEM Approach for Engineering Aggregate Gradation and Shape Properties Influencing Mechanical Behavior of Unbound Aggregate Materials. In: Geo-Congress 2014 Technical Papers, ASCE Geo-Institute, Atlanta, GA, February 2014, pp. 2898 - 2910.

2013

Bedini Jacobini, F., E. Tutumluer and M.R. Saat. 2013. Identification of High-Speed Rail Ballast Flight Risk Factors and Risk Mitigation Strategies. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Railway Research, Sydney, Australia, November 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.

do Carmo, T.B., J.R. Edwards, R.G. Kernes, B.O. Andrawes and C.P.L Barkan. 2013. Analysis of the Shear Behavior of Rail Pad Assemblies as a Component of the Concrete Sleeper Fastening System. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Railway Research, Sydney, Australia, November 2013.

Grasse, J.S., S. Wei, J.R. Edwards, D.A. Kuchma, M. Dersch and D.A. Lange. 2013. Investigating the Concrete Crosstie and Fastening System Load Path Through Field Instrumentation. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, January 2013, pp. 223-247.

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.

Lautala, P.T., C.T. Dick, J.L. McKinney and D.B. Clarke. 2013. Railway Engineering Education Symposium (REES) - Universities and Industry Collaborate to Develop Railway Education. In: Proceedings of the ASME Joint Rail Conference, Knoxville, TN, April 2013.

Lin, C-Y., M.R. Saat and C.P.L Barkan. 2013. Causal Analysis of Passenger Train Accidents on Freight Rail Corridors. 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. Integrated Risk Management Framework for Improving the Safety of Hazardous Materials Transportation by Rail. 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. 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.

Mishra, D., Y. Qian, E. Tutumluer and H. Huang. 2013. An Integrated Approach to Dynamic Analysis of Railroad Track Transitions Behavior. 6th International Symposium on Environmental Vibration, Shanghai, China, November 2013.

Qian, Y., D. Mishra, E. Tutumluer and J. Kwon. 2013. Comparative Evaluation of Different Aperture Geogrids for Ballast Reinforcement through Triaxial Testing and Discrete Element Modeling. Geosynthetics 2013, Long Beach, CA, April 2013.

Qian, Y., D. Mishra, E. Tutumluer and J. Kwon. 2013. Discrete Element Modeling of Ballast Reinforced with Triangular Aperture Geogrid. 9th International Conference on Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields, Trondeim, Norway, June 2013.

Qian, Y., E. Tutumluer, D. Mishra and H. Kazmee. 2013. Effect of Geogrid Reinforcement on Railroad Ballast Performance Evaluated through Triaxial Testing and Discrete Element Modeling. 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. Paris, France, September 2013.

Shin, M., Z. Chen, B.O. Andrawes, R.G. Kernes, M.S. Dersch and J.R. Edwards. 2013. Finite Element Models of Prestressed Concrete Sleepers and Fastening Systems in North America. 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.

Gehringer, E., D. Read and E. Tutumluer. 2012. Characterization of Ballast Performance in Heavy Axle Loading (HAL) In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, September 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.

Moreu, F., H. Jo, J. Li, S. Cho, R. Kim, B.F. Spencer Jr. and J.M. LaFave. 2012. Reference-Free Displacement Estimation for Structural Health Monitoring of Railroad Bridges. In: Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Annual Conference, Chicago IL, September 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.

Sogin, S.L., B.M. Caughron and S.G. Chadwick. 2012. Optimizing Skip Stop Service in Passenger Rail Transportation. In: Proceedings of the ASME Joint Rail Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 2012.

Tutumluer, E., T. D. Stark, D. Mishra and J.P. Hyslip. 2012. Investigation and Mitigation of Differential Movement at Railway Transitions for US High Speed Passenger Rail and Joint Passenger/Freight Corridors. In: Proceedings of the ASME Joint Rail Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 2012.

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Magazine Articles

2015

Barkan, C.P.L, X. Liu and M.R. Saat. 2015. Enhanced Tank Car Design Improves the Safety of Transporting Crude Oil and Alcohol by Rail. TR News. 298: June - August, pp. 41-43.

2014

Chadwick, S.G., R. Saat, T. Dick and C. Barkan. 2014. Understanding the risk of level crossing derailments. Railway Gazette International. 170: March, pp. 28-32.

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.

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Monographs and Reports

2017

Edwards, J.R., M.S. Dersch and R.G. Kernes. 2017. Improved Concrete Crosstie and Fastening Systems for US High Speed Passenger Rail and Joint Corridors: Volume 1 – Project Summary Report. Federal Railroad Administration, Washington DC, pp. pp. 58, DOT/FRA/ORD-17/23.

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.

2014

Flyvbjerg, B., T.C. Kao and A. Budzier. 2014. Report to the Independent Board Committee. MTR Corporation Limited (Hong Kong Railway Corporation).

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