Conference Papers and Posters

Conference Proceedings

 
Authors Year Title Source
Tappenden, K.M., Wood, D.F. and Martin, C.D. 2018 Case
study of the 1982 rapid reactivation of the Goddard Landslide along the Canadian pacific Railway near Ashcroft, British Columbia.
In Proceedings of the 7th Canadian Geohazards Conference, Canmore, AB, 3-6 June.
Yu, F. and Hendry, M. 2018 Wayside measurement of wheel-rail lateral contact force: theory and simulation. In Proceedings of the AREMA Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 17-19 September.
Yu, F., Jar, P-Y B. and Hendry, M. 2018 Ball indentation technique to estimate fracture toughness for high-strength rail steels. In Proceedings of the ASME 2018 Joint Rail Conference, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pittsburgh, PA, 18-20 April.
Fallah Nafari, S., Gül, M., Hendry, M.T. and Cheng, J.J.R. 2017 Quantifying the probability distribution of rail bending stress for assessing the rail structural integrity on heavy haul railway line. International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 2-6 September (abstract submitted).
Liu, Y., Steiginga, L., Davies, T., Mulligan, K.R., Heffernan, T., Hoffmann, N., Philpott, S., deGrasse, D., Lipsett, M.G., Juhaszova, D., Iler, D., Roman, T. and Aronian, A. 2017 Assessment on automated train brake effectiveness (ATBE) – Phase 1. International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 2-6 September.
Fallah Nafari, S., Gül, M. and Cheng, J.J.R. 2016 A framework for rail integrity assessment based on rolling vertical deflection measurement. 6th workshop on Civil Structural Health monitoring (CSHM-6), Belfast, Ireland, 26-27 May.
Lipsett, M.G., Ying, C. and Hendry, M.T. 2016 Condition monitoring of rail car air brake systems using ultrasound. Proceedings of the Joint Conference: MFPT 2016 and ISA’s 62nd International Instrumentation Symposium, Daytona, OH, 24-26 May.
Lipsett, M.G., Marghoub Shadkar, A. and Hendry, M.T. 2016 Reliability of rail sensing systems. Proceedings of the Joint Conference: MFPT 2016 and ISA’s 62nd International Instrumentation Symposium, Daytona, OH, 24-26 May.
Macciotta, R., Hendry, M. and Roghani, A. 2016 Developing hazard management strategies based on tolerable risk to railway operations. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Railway Technology, Cagliari, Italy, 5-8 April.
Mulhall, C., Balideh, S., Macciotta, R., Hendry, M.T. and Martin, C.D. 2016 Large-scale testing of tie lateral resistance in two ballast materials. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Railway Technology, Cagliari, Italy, 5-8 April.
Roghani, A. and Hendry, M.T. 2016 A case study of line upgrade for HAL using state-of-the-art investigation tools. Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting Compendium, Washington, DC, 10-14 January.
Scanlan, K., Hendry, M.T. and Martin, C.D. 2016 Difficulties in interpreting ballast degradation level estimates from synthetic ground-penetrating radar data. The American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 12-16 December.
Scanlan, K., Hendry, M.T., Martin, C.D. and Day, K. 2016 Evaluating the equivalency between track quality indices and minimum track geometry threshold exceedances along a Canadian freight railway. Accepted for the Proceedings of the 2016 Joint Rail Conference, Columbia, SC, 12-15 April.
Tappenden, K.M. 2016 Impact of climate variability on landslide activity in the Thompson River Valley near Ashcroft, B.C. Proceedings of the 69th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Vancouver, BC, 2-5 October.
Yu, F., Jar, P-Y B. and Hendry, M. 2016 Stress triaxiality effect on damage evolution of high strength steels. 24th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM2016), Montreal, QC, 21-26 August.
Yu, F., Jar, P-Y B. and Hendry, M. 2016 Critical strain and damage evolution for crack growth from a sharp notch tip of high-strength steel. Proceedings of the ASME 2016 Pressure Vessels & Piping Division Conference, Vancouver, BC, 17-21 July.
Fallah Nafari, S., Gül, M. Cheng, R. and Hendry, M. 2015 Numerical investigation of rail bending behaviour focusing on the effect of track modulus. 4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Railway Engineering (ICRARE2015), Tehran, Iran, 17-19 May.
Haji Abdulrazagh, P., Hendry, M., Farzane, O. and Behnia, K. 2015 Analytical assessment of swamp ties and high embankments using dynamic measurement of deflections for the maintenance of railway track substructure. International Congress on Advanced Railway Engineering (IC-ARE2015), Istanbul, Turkey, 2-5 March.
Ibarra, L., Lipsett, M.G. and Hendry, M.T. 2015 Classification accuracy of automated railway wheel fault detection technologies. Proceedings of the Joint Conference on Society for Machinery Failure Prevention Technology Conference, MFPT 2015 and ISA's 61st International Instrumentation Symposium, IIS 2015 - Technology Evolution: Sensors to Systems for Failure Prevention, Huntsville, AL, 12-14 May.
Lipsett, M.G., Poddar, V. 2015 Air brake cold weather reliability improvement using ultrasonic leak detection. Proceedings of the Joint Conference on Society for Machinery Failure Prevention Technology Conference, MFPT 2015 and ISA's 61st International Instrumentation Symposium, IIS 2015 - Technology Evolution: Sensors to Systems for Failure Prevention, Huntsville, AL, 12-14 May.
Marghoub Shadkar, A., Lipsett, M.G. and Hendry, M.T. 2015 Reliability study of wheel temperature detectors. Proceedings of the Joint Conference on Society for Machinery Failure Prevention Technology Conference, MFPT 2015 and ISA's 61st International Instrumentation Symposium, IIS 2015 - Technology Evolution: Sensors to Systems for Failure Prevention, Huntsville, AL, 12-14 May.
Roghani, A. and Hendry, M.T. 2015 Assessing the potential of a technology to map the subgrade stiffness under rail tracks. Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 11-15 January.
Roghani, A., Hendry, M., Ruel, M., Edwards, T., Sharpe, P. and Hyslip, J. 2015 A case study of the assessment of an existing rail line for increased traffic and axle loads. International Heavy Haul Association, Perth, Australia, 21-24 June.
Roghani, A., Macciotta, R. and Hendry, M. 2015 Combining track quality and performance measures to assess track maintenance requirements. 2015 Joint rail Conference, San Jose, CA, 23-36 March.
Gallardo-Bobadilla, R. and Doucette, J. 2014 A linear programming model for optimization of the railway blocking program. AREMA 2014 Conference, Chicago, IL, 28 September-1 October.
Ibarra, L., Hendry, M.T. and Lipsett, M.G. 2014 Comparative assessment of manual and automated wheel shell geometric features for fault detection. Railways 2014: Second International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance, Ajaccio, Corsica, France, 8-11 April.
Roghani, A., Hendry, M.T. and Martin, C.D. 2014 ield measurement of the effect of ballast fouling on track performance. Proceedings of Railways 2014: Second International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance, Ajaccio, Corsica, France, 8-11 April.
Tappenden, K.M. 2014 Climatic influences on the Ashcroft Thompson River landslides, British Columbia, Canada. 6th Canadian GeoHazards Conference, Kingston, ON, 15-18 June.
Yu, F., Jar, P. and Hendry, M.T. 2014 Influence of low temperature on deformation and fracture of rail steels. Railways 2014: Second International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance, Ajaccio, Corsica, France, 8-11 April.
Hendry, M.T. 2014 Soft subgrade ground hazards identification and mapping. Invited lecture and published in the Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 92th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, 13-17 January.
Conference Posters
  1. Authors Year Title Source
    Bartz, J. 2017 Railway slope stabilization using sheet pile walls. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 22nd Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 21-22 March.
    Gillen, H. 2017 Granular shear key design for stabilizing railways on slopes. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 22nd Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 21-22 March.
    Juhaszova, D. 2017 Comparative assessment of physical and automated railcar airbrake inspection accuracy. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 22nd Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 21-22 March.
    Mulhall, C. 2017 Large-scale testing of tie-lateral resistance in two ballast materials. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 22nd Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 21-22 March.
    Scanlan, K. 2017 Using synthetic GPR data to evaluate the sensitivity of ballast degradation estimates in variable track foundations. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 22nd Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 21-22 March.
    Fallah Nafari, S., Gul, M. and Cheng, R. 2016 Estimating rail stresses using rolling vertical rail deflections Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 21st Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 29-30 March.
    Journault, J. and Hendry, M.T. 2016 Landslide detection and monitoring using InSAR. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 21st Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 29-30 March.
    Juhaszova, D. and Lipsett, M.G. 2016 Comparative assessment of physical and automated inspection accuracy. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 21st Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 29-30 March.
    Leishman, E., Hendry, M.T. and Martin, C.D. 2016 Statistical analysis of railway derailments, consequences and causes. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 21st Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 29-30 March.
    Mulhall, C., Balideh, S., Macciotta, R., Hendry, M.T. and Martin, C.D. 2016 Large-scale testing of tie lateral resistance in two ballast materials. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 21st Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 29-30 March.
    Roghani, A. and Hendry, M.T. 2016 The use of continuous vertical track deflection measurements to map subgrade condition along a railway line. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 21st Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 29-30 March.
    Scanlan, K., Hendry, M.T., Martin, C.D. and Schmitt, D.R. 2016 Associating ballast degradation and track geometry variability through ballast maintenance. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 21st Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 29-30 March.
    Scanlan, K., Hendry, M.T., Martin, C.D. and Schmitt, D.R. 2016 The spatial correlation between track geometry roughness and ground-penetrating radar ballast fouling indices. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 21st Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 29-30 March.
    Fallah Nafari, S., Gul, M. and Cheng, R. 2016 Effect of track modulus variation on rail maximum vertical deflection. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 20th Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 31 March-1 April.
    Hunter, E., Hendry, M. and Martin, C.D. 2015 2013 Southern Alberta floods: evaluation of geotechnical hazards. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 20th Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 31 March-1 April.
    Marghoub Shadkar, A., Lipsett, M. and Hendry, M. 2015 Reliability study of wheel temperature detection system. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 20th Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 31 March-1 April.
    Roghani, A., Hendry, M. and Martin, C.D. 2015 A quantitative evaluation of the impact of soft subgrades on railway track structure. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 20th Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 31 March-1 April.
    Ruhl, M. and Doucette, J. 2015 Locomotive failure cost analysis and predictive failure modelling. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 20th Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 31 March-1 April.
    Scanlan, K, Hendry, M., Martin, C.D. and Schmitt, D. 2015 The spatial correlation between track geometry roughness and GPR ballast fouling indicies. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 20th Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 31 March-1 April.
    Acharya, M., Hendry, M.T. and Martin, C.D. 2014 Effect of temperature cycles on peat subgrade behaviour. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 19th Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 1-2 April.
    Fallah Nafari, S., Cheng, R. and Gul, M. 2014 Safety policies for preventing CWR track failures. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 19th Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 1-2 April.
    Ibarra, L., Lipsett, M. and Hendry, M. 2014 Reliability based assessment: extreme weather conditions railway wheel inspection case study. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 19th Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 1-2 April.
    Marghoub Shadkar, A., Lipsett, M.G. and Hendry, M.T. 2014 Reliability study of hot wheel detecting process. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 19th Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 1-2 April.
    Poddar, V. and Lipsett, M.G. 2014 Fault detection using RCM in freight rail airbrakes and condition monitoring using ultrasound leak detection. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 19th Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 1-2 April.
    Roghani, A. and Hendry, M.T. 2014 Assessing track performance using an MRail System. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 19th Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 1-2 April.
    Ruhl, M. and Doucette, J. 2014 Analysis of maintenance decisions effecting network reliability for CN Rail. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 19th Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 1-2 April.
    Tappenden, K., Martin, C.D. and Morgenstern, N.R. 2014 Climatic influences on the Ashcroft Thompson River landslides. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 19th Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 1-2 April.
    Yu, F., Jar, P.Y. and Hendry, M.T. 2014 Low temperature rail breaks. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 19th Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 1-2 April.
    Ibarra, L., Lipsett, M. and Hendry, M. 2013 Reliability based assessment: extreme weather conditions railway wheel inspection case study. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 18th Annual Research Review, Pueblo, CO, USA, 5-7 March.
    Roghani, A. 2014 Investigation into Canadian National Railway track servicing the oil sand industry in Northern Alberta. Canadian Society of Civil Engineering, Edmonton, AB, March.
    Onwude, L., Hendry, M.T. and Martin, C.D. 2013 Frost heave of fouled ballast. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 18th Annual Research Review, Pueblo, CO, USA, 5-7 March.
    Robinson, T., Martin, C.D. and Hendry, M.T. 2013 University of Alberta CIV E 719: Oil by rail. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 18th Annual Research Review, Pueblo, CO, USA, 5-7 March.
    Roghani, A., Martin, C.D. and Hendry, M.T. 2013 Characterization of the life cycle of railway ballast. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 18th Annual Research Review, Pueblo, CO, USA, 5-7 March.
    Ruhl, M., Doucette, J. 2013 Cost analysis of maintenance decisions effecting network reliability for CN Rail. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 18th Annual Research Review, Pueblo, CO, USA, 5-7 March.
    Tavakolian Bana, H., Hendry, M.T. and Martin, C.D. 2013 Effect of heavy axle loads on soft subgrades. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 18th Annual Research Review, Pueblo, CO, USA, 5-7 March.
    Yu, F., Jar, P. and Hendry, M.T. 2013 Low temperature rail breaks Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 18th Annual Research Review, Pueblo, CO, USA, 5-7 March.
    Roghani, A. 2013 Railway ballast behavior under traffic loading. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 18th Annual Research Review, Pueblo, CO, USA, 5-7 March.
    Roghani, A. 2013 Canadian National’s Lac la Biche subdivision investigation project. Railway Ground Hazard Research Program 11th Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC, December.