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  Subjects -> TRANSPORTATION (Total: 141 journals)
    - AIR TRANSPORT (5 journals)
    - AUTOMOBILES (20 journals)
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    - ROADS AND TRAFFIC (4 journals)
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    - TRANSPORTATION (88 journals)

TRANSPORTATION (88 journals)

Accident Analysis & Prevention     Partially Free   (Followers: 19)
AI & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Archives of Transport     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Bitácora Urbano-Territorial     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Cities in the 21st Century     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Economics of Transportation     Partially Free   (Followers: 10)
EURO Journal of Transportation and Logistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
European Transport Research Review     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Geosystem Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
IATSS Research     Open Access  
IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
IET Electrical Systems in Transportation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
IET Intelligent Transport Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Innovation – Transport     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Applied Logistics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Crashworthiness     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
International Journal of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Electronic Transport     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Micro-Nano Scale Transport     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Mobile Communications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Ocean Systems Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Services Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal  
International Journal of Sustainable Transportation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Vehicle Systems Modelling and Testing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Vehicular Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Advanced Transportation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Journal of Modern Transportation     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Navigation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 37)
Journal of Sport & Social Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Sustainable Mobility     Full-text available via subscription  
Journal of the Transportation Research Forum     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Transport & Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Transport and Land Use     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Transport Geography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Journal of Transport History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Journal of Transport Literature     Open Access  
Journal of Transportation Safety & Security     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Transportation Security     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Transportation Systems Engineering and Information Technology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Journal of Transportation Technologies     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Waterway Port Coastal and Ocean Engineering     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Les Dossiers du Grihl     Open Access  
Logistique & Management     Full-text available via subscription  
Mechatronics, Electrical Power, and Vehicular Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Modern Transportation     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Nonlinear Dynamics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Pervasive and Mobile Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
PS: Political Science & Politics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
Public Transport     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Recherche Transports Sécurité     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Research in Transportation Business and Management     Partially Free   (Followers: 2)
Revista Transporte y Territorio     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
SourceOCDE Transports     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Sport, Education and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Sport, Ethics and Philosophy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Streetnotes     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Synthesis Lectures on Mobile and Pervasive Computing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Tire Science and Technology     Full-text available via subscription  
Transactions on Transport Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Transport     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Transport and Telecommunication Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Transport in Porous Media     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Transport Reviews: A Transnational Transdisciplinary Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Transportation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Transportation Infrastructure Geotechnology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Transportation Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Transportation Research Part B: Methodological     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Transportation Research Record : Journal of the Transportation Research Board     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26)
Transportation Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
TRANSPORTES     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Transportmetrica A : Transport Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Transportmetrica B : Transport Dynamics     Hybrid Journal  
Travel Behaviour and Society     Full-text available via subscription  
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Urban, Planning and Transport Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Транспортні системи та технології перевезень     Open Access  
Journal Cover Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit
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     ISSN (Print) 0954-4097 - ISSN (Online) 2041-3017
     Published by Sage Publications Homepage  [743 journals]   [SJR: 0.449]   [H-I: 21]
  • Analysis of the rotation angle of a coupler used on heavy haul locomotives
    • Authors: Xu, Z; Ma, W, Wu, Q, Luo, S.
      Pages: 835 - 844
      Abstract: Increases in train length and axle loads have significantly increased in-train forces for heavy haul trains. These forces when combined with the rotation behavior of the coupler can exert an adverse effect on the operational safety of trains. This paper analyzes the rotation behavior of a coupler resulting from the application of a compressive force. A suitable free-rotation angle for the coupler and a stabilization mechanism are also presented. Simulations were performed using a dynamic model of a train consisting of three heavy haul locomotives and two couplers. The obtained results indicate that trains with free-rotation angles of the coupler of 6°have a better dynamic safety and lower levels of wheel tread wear than trains with an initial free-rotation angle of 8°. Variation of the locomotive’s structural parameters, including the secondary stop free clearance, the distance between front and rear stops and the distance between secondary stop and coupler pin, affects the maximum rotation angle of the coupler and, in turn, the operational safety of the train. The matching of the locomotive’s structural parameters and the free-rotation angle of the coupler should be considered when selecting a heavy haul coupler and buffer system so as to avoid safety problems caused by excessive rotation behavior of the coupler.
      PubDate: 2014-10-17T03:30:58-07:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954409713496766|hwp:master-id:sppif;0954409713496766
      Issue No: Vol. 228, No. 8 (2014)
       
  • Effect of train-type heterogeneity on single-track heavy haul railway line
           capacity
    • Authors: Dingler, M. H; Lai, Y.-C, Barkan, C. P.
      Pages: 845 - 856
      Abstract: North American heavy haul railroads are experiencing growth in traffic demand and increasingly facing capacity constraints. A key factor influencing railroad operations is heterogeneity in train characteristics. Different train types can have substantially different operating characteristics including maximum speed, power-to-ton ratio and dispatching priority. This heterogeneity causes conflicts between trains that increase delays and reduce capacity. Dispatching simulation software was used to analyze the effect of various combinations of intermodal and bulk trains on a hypothetical, signalized, single-track line with characteristics typical of a North American freight railroad subdivision. This assessment studied the relationship between volume, heterogeneity and delay. Further work identified the key factors that contribute to the increased delays due to heterogeneity. The train characteristics of speed, acceleration, braking and priority were considered for their effect on the increased delays due to heterogeneity. Understanding these factors that affect delay allows for more effective network capacity planning and efficient rail operations. The results also suggest certain railway operating strategies that may reduce the delays caused by train-type heterogeneity thereby improving service reliability.
      PubDate: 2014-10-17T03:30:59-07:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954409713496762|hwp:master-id:sppif;0954409713496762
      Issue No: Vol. 228, No. 8 (2014)
       
  • Experimental studies on the performance of rail joints with modified
           wheel/railhead contact
    • Authors: Zong, N; Dhanasekar, M.
      Pages: 857 - 877
      Abstract: Rail joints are provided with a gap to account for thermal movement and to maintain electrical insulation for the control of signals and/or broken rail detection circuits. The gap in the rail joint is regarded as a source of significant problems for the rail industry since it leads to a very short rail service life compared with other track components due to the various, and difficult to predict, failure modes – thus increasing the risk for train operations. Many attempts to improve the life of rail joints have led to a large number of patents around the world; notable attempts include strengthening through larger-sized joint bars, an increased number of bolts and the use of high yield materials. Unfortunately, no design to date has shown the ability to prolong the life of the rail joints to values close to those for continuously welded rail (CWR). This paper reports the results of a fundamental study that has revealed that the wheel contact at the free edge of the railhead is a major problem since it generates a singularity in the contact pressure and railhead stresses. A design was therefore developed using an optimisation framework that prevents wheel contact at the railhead edge. Finite element modelling of the design has shown that the contact pressure and railhead stress singularities are eliminated, thus increasing the potential to work as effectively as a CWR that does not have a geometric gap. An experimental validation of the finite element results is presented through an innovative non-contact measurement of strains. Some practical issues related to grinding rails to the optimal design are also discussed.
      PubDate: 2014-10-17T03:30:59-07:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954409713496764|hwp:master-id:sppif;0954409713496764
      Issue No: Vol. 228, No. 8 (2014)
       
  • Lift-over crossings as a solution to tram-generated ground-borne vibration
           and re-radiated noise
    • Authors: Talbot J. P.
      Pages: 878 - 886
      Abstract: The operation of trams close to sensitive buildings can lead to concerns over ground-borne vibration and re-radiated noise. Vibration generated at the wheel/rail interface propagates through the track structure, through the ground and into buildings, where it may cause disturbance as perceptible vibration and/or re-radiated noise. This paper presents work undertaken to solve a re-radiated noise problem within the auditorium of the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK. The hall is situated alongside a crossover between two tracks of Nottingham’s Express Transit tramway. Initial measurements established the dominance of re-radiated noise over airborne noise. Simultaneous noise and vibration measurements were then used to establish the relative significance of the impulsive vibration generated at the various rail discontinuities of the crossover, compared with the essentially continuous vibration due to wheel/rail roughness. The results led to the selection of a new ‘lift-over’ crossing, together with an improved design of switch, as the basis for solving the problem. The paper includes descriptions of the experimental methods, together with a summary of the results. The new crossover design is described and the results of the commissioning measurements are presented as a final demonstration of the new lift-over crossing’s performance.
      PubDate: 2014-10-17T03:30:59-07:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954409713499015|hwp:master-id:sppif;0954409713499015
      Issue No: Vol. 228, No. 8 (2014)
       
  • Low adhesion due to oxide formation in the presence of salt
    • Authors: Hardwick, C; Lewis, R, Olofsson, U.
      Pages: 887 - 897
      Abstract: This paper outlines work carried out to assess how, during winter months, adhesion may be influenced by contamination of the rail head by the salt/grit that is applied to road surfaces as a preventative method to stop ice formation. Twin-disc testing was carried out in which a mechanically formed oxide layer was produced on the disc specimens prior to assessing adhesion levels under realistic contact pressures and slips in the following conditions: dry, wet, dry salt and two salt/water solutions. Under dry conditions adhesion levels differ little from reference tests without an oxide layer, however, the presence of an oxide layer under wet conditions can be seen to further reduce adhesion from a reference level (0.2) to below 0.1. When salt is entrained into the contact it increases adhesion levels above that seen under wet conditions in the presence of an oxide layer, however, the presence of salt is most likely to affect the generation of rail head oxides in the first place and in turn influence adhesion.
      PubDate: 2014-10-17T03:30:59-07:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954409713495666|hwp:master-id:sppif;0954409713495666
      Issue No: Vol. 228, No. 8 (2014)
       
 
 
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