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Volume 6, Issue 4 - Dec 2003
Volume 6, Issue 3 - Sep 2003
Volume 6, Issue 2 - Jun 2003
Volume 6, Issue 1 - Mar 2003
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The Integrity Evaluation of weld zone in railway rails Using Neural Network
Journal of the Korean society for railway, volume 6, issue 2, 2003, Pages 81~86
This study proposes the neural network simulator for the integrity evaluation of weld zone in railway rails. For these purposes, the ultrasonic signals for defects(crack) of weld zone in frames are acquired in the type of time series data and echo strength. The detection of the natural defects in railway truck is performed using the characteristics of echodynamic pattern in ultrasonic signal. And then their applications evaluated feature extraction based on the time-frequency-attractor domain(peak to peak, rise time, rise slope, fall time, fall slope, pulse duration, power spectrum, and bandwidth) and attractor characteristics (fractal dimension and attractor quadrant) etc. The constructed neural network simulator agrees fairly well with the measured results of test block(defect location, beam propagation distance, echo strength, etc). The Proposed neural network simulator in this study can be used for the integrity evaluation of weld zone in railway rails.
Design Elements ＆ Guidelines of Route Maps for Underground Railways
Journal of the Korean society for railway, volume 6, issue 2, 2003, Pages 87~93
Serving a function of transportation information and geographic information together with proper composition of design elements, railway route maps have to be designed to easily recognized to the concerning passengers as they offer users to access to the guide information. This study analyzed visual aspects of the maps of 8 underground routes linking Seoul and urban cities(D1 - D8) and the maps of 8 different cities overseas (A1 - A8). As a source of information with condition of easy recognition, universality and aesthetics, route maps should be designed and consistently managed by the manual which establishes the principle of the logical system and the standardized form.
Test and Evaluation of the Pantograph for Korean High Speed Train
Journal of the Korean society for railway, volume 6, issue 2, 2003, Pages 94~99
The pantograph for Korean High Speed Train was developed by home-grown technology. In this study, test and evaluation of the current collection performance of the pantograph is conducted. For this purpose, a measuring system is developed and installed on the prototype high speed train. Measurement is conducted while the train runs on the test track. The measuring system is composed of video monitoring system and telemetry ＆ data processing system. It monitors the hazard behavior of the pantograph and measures acceleration and vertical force of the pan head. By applying the measuring system, accurate evaluation of the performance of the pantograph and safety assessment of the interface system of pantograph and catenary is facilitated.
Train Performance Simulation Program for Korea High Speed Railway System
Journal of the Korean society for railway, volume 6, issue 2, 2003, Pages 100~107
This paper presents development of train performance simulation(TPS) program to analyze traction performance, braking performance and energy consumption for Korea high speed railway system. The conventional TPS program have some inconveniences such as DOS-based platform, user interface and limited function. The simulation technique model using scenario menu, various analysis function and object-oriented design/programming is presented. This simulation result have been compared with Alstom's for the Seoul-Pusan High Speed Rail Project.
A study on the preventing equipment system of maintenance computerization system for Urban transit(I)
Journal of the Korean society for railway, volume 6, issue 2, 2003, Pages 108~113
The safety of staff, customers and of general Public in general viewed as one of the most important requirements in the urban transit. The maintenance computerization system for car of urban transit is a part of standardization and development of urban transit system, and We have been performed the establishment of maintenance computerization system from 2001 to 2005. The RAMS(reliability, availability, maintainability and safety) estimation for maintenance computerization system are utilized in a variety of computerization system for user's convenience and safety in maintenance. Ever since its inception though, the urban transit has searched for ways to improve reliability, availability, maintainability and safety of the railway subsystem. Provision of a reliable maintenance system include RAMS of the vehicles plays a very important role in achieving a safe system.
Development of an Evaluation System for Ride Comfort and Vibration on Railway Vehicles
Journal of the Korean society for railway, volume 6, issue 2, 2003, Pages 114~121
In this paper, a new evaluation system was developed for ride comfort test and vibration level test on railway vehicles. These tests are carried out by applying different equipments and test procedures before now. But this developed system is capable of ride comfort test and vibration test by a single integrated system. Also, the evaluation algorithm for the ride comfort was compared and verified by simulation results with VAMPIRE software. With this developed system, the comfort in a passenger coach and the vibration in a freight car were verified by the results in field test.
Dynamic Analysis of KTX Vibration at the Tail of the Train
Journal of the Korean society for railway, volume 6, issue 2, 2003, Pages 122~128
The acceptance test of KTX has been performed in Korea. During the test, lateral vibration of carbody over the accepted value called sway was found. Many activities have been taken to find the cause of the vibration and the counter-measure. KTX has 20 car trainset formation whose trailer cars are linked by articulate bogies. So this study is performed to see the effects of long trainset formation on vehicle dynamics and the train stability by 16 car vehicle model. Firstly the reliable vehicle model which shows well the tendencies appeared in the tests on the high speed test line is required to find the cause of lateral vibration and the countermeasure. Vehicle model was made for the analysis with VAMPIRE. The analysis results show that secondary air spring lateral stiffness is the most significant parameter to cause carbody lateral vibration. Mode analysis results show that the least damped mode shape is similar to the vibration pattern shown in the tests that the amplitude of the motion increases along the train set and decreases in the tail part. The lateral vibration was "appeared at the speed range between 100km/h and 200km/h and disappeared at the low speed and the high speed.
Dynamic Characteristics of the Beam Axially Moving Over Multiple Elastic Supports
Journal of the Korean society for railway, volume 6, issue 2, 2003, Pages 129~134
This paper investigates the dynamic characteristics of a beam axially moving over multiple elastic supports. The spectral element matrix is derived first for the axially moving beam element and then it is used to formulate the spectral element matrix for the moving beam element with an interim elastic support. The moving speed dependance of the eigenvalues is numerically investigated by varying the applied axial tension and the stiffness of the elastic supports. Numerical results show that the fundamental eigenvalue vanishes first at the critical moving speed to generate the static instability.
Performance Analysis of Data Link Protocol for Interface between EIS and LDTS
Hwang, Jong-Gyu ; Lee, Jae-Ho ;
Journal of the Korean society for railway, volume 6, issue 2, 2003, Pages 135~141
According to the computerization of railway signaling systems, the interface link between these signaling equipment is also replaced by digital communication channel, expecially communication link for interface between EIS and LDTS, but there are some problems in the present state of railway signaling. First of all, different communication protocol is applied to interface between above two signaling equipment although they have same functions. The other is that the communication protocol currently used in railway field has some unreasonable points such as structure, formation of byte, error correction scheme and etc. To solve these problems, the standard communication protocol for railway signaling is designed. The structure of designed communication protocol and the results of performance analyses are represented in this paper. It will be expected the increase of safety, reliability and efficiency of maintenance of signaling system by using of the designed communication protocol for railway signaling.
Evaluation of Residual Stress of railway wheel by rolling contact
Seo, Jung-Won ; Goo, Byenug-Choon ; Chung, Heung-Chai ;
Journal of the Korean society for railway, volume 6, issue 2, 2003, Pages 142~148
A wheel and axle failure can cause a derailment with its attendant loss of life and property. The service conditions of railway vehicles have become severe in recent years due to a general increase in operating speeds. Damages of railway wheel are a spatting by wheel/rail contact and thermal crack by braking heat etc. One of the main source of damage is a residual stress. therefore it is important to evaluate exactly. A Residual stress of wheel is formed at the process of heat treatment when manufacturing. it is changed by contact stress developed by wheel/rail contact. Distributions of residual stress vary according to a magnitude of wheel load, a magnitude of friction when acceleration and deceleration. The objective of this paper is to estimate the influence of wheel motion on the residual stress distribution in the vicinity of the running surface.