2012 International Session at Annual Conference & Meeting of the Korean Society for Railway (ISKSR2012)

Venue: Kolon Hotel, Gyeongju, Korea

Location: Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbukdo, South Korea

Event Date/Time: Oct 18, 2012 End Date/Time: Oct 20, 2012
Registration Date: Sep 15, 2012
Early Registration Date: Sep 15, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Aug 15, 2012
Paper Submission Date: Sep 15, 2012
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The 2012 International Session at Annual Conference & Meeting of the Korean Society for Railway (ISKSR2012), hosted by Korean Society for Railway will be held from October 18 to 20, 2012 at Kolon Hotel, Gyeongju, Korea. The conference will bring together scientists, engineers, business leaders and government officials from railway societies all over the world to foster and enhance collaborative contacts, and to discuss the current and future advanced topics in railway science, technology and policy. The official language of the conference is English. The topics of interest include, but not limited to the following.

Section 1: Rolling Stock & Mechanical Systems
•Rolling stock technologies
•High speed railway systems
•Maglev and linear motor drive technologies
•Metros, light rail, urban transit, and new transportation systems
•Modelling and simulation: railway dynamics, structural analysis, crashworthiness
•wheel-rail interaction, pantograph-catenary dynamics, wear and fatigue, aerodynamics and cross-wind, noise, vibration, comfort, etc.
•Field and laboratory testing
•Traction and braking
•Safety, security and reliability
•Environment and energy: energy sources, reuse of kinetic energy

Section 2: Power and Signal Systems
•Power supply
•Telecommunication systems and technologies
•Information technology (IT) systems
•Signalling systems
•System interaction and interface problems
•Power and signal systems monitoring
•Environment and energy: energy sources, smart grids, hybrid traction and power trains, sustainable rail transport

Sections 3: Civil Engineering for Railway
•Infrastructures: bridges, tunnels, transition zones, trackbeds, and stations
•Track design, construction and maintenance
•Interaction of vehicles with the infrastructures
•Track monitoring and defects detection technologies
•Geotechnical aspects: earth works, transition zones, embankments, and soft ground stabilization
•Safety technology and accident analysis

Section 4: Transportation Policy & Operation
•Human factors
•RAM, RCM and asset management
•Railway systems operation
•Traffic planning, pricing and management
•Railway policies
•Future trends in railway engineering
•Railways history, heritage and education

Section 5: Others


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