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Systems engineering framework for railway control & safety systems
2016 Edition, August 1, 2016 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Traditional railway signalling and control systems have been based on fixed block train separation and lineside signals to control the movement of trains and to avoid collisions. This has historically led to a segregation of the functionalities of sub-systems such...

Computing in Railway Engineering
2019 Edition, Volume 21, May 1, 2019 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

The articles in this special section focus on computing applications in railway engineering, with particular emphasis on the dynamic service performance of railway systems, especially of the high-speed trains. All of the six selected papers are from the Southwest...

Functional safety of railway systems
2015 Edition, October 1, 2015 - AEIT - Italian Association of Electrical, Electronics, Automation, Information and Communication Technology

The paper presents an overview of the common regulatory framework for railway safety. Safety levels in the Community railway system are generally high, in particular compared to road transport. However, it is necessary to very least maintain...

A Framework for Railway Maintenance Function Allocation
2018 Edition, December 1, 2018 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

the demands for reliable, well-maintained rolling stock systems have been increasing. Automation has become the smarter solution in various railway applications to enhance the capacity, reliability, and efficiency of the railway system. Automation systems...

Control method of STATCOM for electric railway
2012 Edition, June 1, 2012 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Reactive and harmonic current produced by electric railway seriously affects the power quality of power supply system. Based on the electric railway practice, this paper designed a shunt method in the side of voltage 27.5kV to solve reactive and harmonics current problem. Study...

Intelligent computing in railway signal engineering
2011 Edition, November 1, 2011 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Signaling system of a railway organization provides the movement authority to the train drivers and therefore performs a safety-critical function. Various entities e.g. signal, train detectors (track circuit / axle counter), point, level crossing gates, sidings etc. are...

Safety system engineering management of high-speed railway tunnel construction
2013 Edition, Volume 2, November 1, 2013 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

The high-speed railway tunnel project is with some characters such as large excavation cross-section, high standard waterproof, long service life, which demands higher requirements for construction safety. Safety systems engineering (SSE) applied to the...

Learning from Accidents: Machine Learning for Safety at Railway Stations
Volume PP - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

In railway systems, station safety is a critical aspect of the overall structure, and yet, accidents at stations still occur. It is time to learn from these errors and improve conventional methods by utilising the latest technology, such as machine learning (ML), to analyse...

Study on service-oriented framework of information integration of safety and security for high-speed railway
2010 Edition, Volume 2, October 1, 2010 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

In order to improve information transparency, the technology of safety and security for high-speed railway based on integrated information needs to be researched and developed. After the deep analysis of the characteristics of safety and security for high-speed...

Application of sensor fusion to railway systems
1996 Edition, January 1, 1996 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Advanced automatic train control (ATC) and automatic train protection (ATP) systems form key elements in the moves to optimise the performance of new generations of trains and railway systems. In these systems, the reliable and accurate measurement of position and...

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