Transportation Engineering 2.1

Transportation Engineering 2.1 1.1

This unique free application is for all students across the world.

This unique free application is for all students across the world.

This unique free application is for all students across the world. It covers 100 topics of Transportation Engineering 2 / Railway Engineering in detail. These 100 topics are divided in 5 units.

Each topic is around 600 words and is complete with diagrams, equations and other forms of graphical representations along with simple text explaining the concept in detail.

This USP of this application is "ultra-portability". Students can access the content on-the-go from anywhere they like.

Basically, each topic is like a detailed flash card and will make the lives of students simpler and easier.

Some of topics Covered in this application are:

1. Buckling of a Column

2. The Finite Element Method for Bending and Buckling

3. Axial Vibration of a Slender Bar

4. Torsional Vibration

5. Vibration of Beams in Bending

6. Addition of Damping

7. Introduction

8. Station Layout

9. The Definition of Railway Rolling Stock

10. The Evolution of Steam Motive Power

11. The Advent of Electric Traction

12. Evolution of Wheel Layout

13. Carbody Structures

14. Train Performance Issues on Metros and Light Rail

15. Manufacturing Methods

16. Proper Maintenance of Rolling Stock

17. Maintenance Management

18. The Needs of the Maintainer

19. Sleeper Functions

20. Prestressed Concrete Sleepers (Monobloc)

21. Track: The Origin and Development of Railway Track

22. Track Ballast

23. Rail Fastenings, Baseplates and Pads

24. Rails

25. The Introduction of Track Welding

26. Site Welding to Produce CWR

27. Crossing Design and Manufacture

28. Driving, Locking and Detection of Points

29. Paved Concrete Track

30. Earthworks, Drainage and Fencing: Stability of Earthworks

31. Detection of Movement of Earthworks

32. Drainage of the Trackbed

33. Side or – Cess Drains

34. Railway Fencing

35. Bridges and Structures: Early Railway Structures and Materials

36. Reinforced Concrete Structures

37. Prestressed Concrete

38. Brick and Masonry Structures

39. Structural Maintenance

40. Tunnels and Tunnelling: The History of Tunnelling

41. Construction Methods

42. Tunnel Linings

43. Electrification: Electricity as a Form of Motive Power

44. The AC System Connection of Supply

45. DC Low Voltage Systems

46. The Effects of Electrification

47. The Early History of Railway Signalling

48. Track Circuits

49. Minimum Headways

50. Subsidiary Signals

51. Transmission Based Signalling

52. Protection Against Trains Passing Signals at Danger

53. Systems and Communications

54. Human Processes

55. Interface Between Operation and Engineering

56. The Railway Systems Pyramid

57. The Public Address and Information Systems

58. Telephones and Radio

59. Closed Circuit Television (CCTV)

60. Vertical Transportation

61. Passenger Flow to and from Escalators and Lifts

62. Types of Escalators

63. Compact Type Escalators

64. Draught Relief

65. Types of Modern Lift

66. Inspection and Maintenance

67. Pumps

68. Ventilation a Problem on Railways

69. Movement of Air

70. Design and Operation of Tunnel Fans

71. The Engineering - Full Circle

72. Increasing Use of Information Technology

73. Classification

74. Overhead systems

75. Alternating current

76. Advantages and disadvantages

77. Energy efficiency

78. Traction Power Network: Traction Power Network and Applications

79. Railway Electric Traction: Unit types

80. Electric Locomotive

81. History of Electric Locomotive

82. Introduction of alternating current

83. Direct and alternating current

84. Power transmission

85. Electric traction around the world

86. Modern use

87. Single- and double-arm pantographs

88. Electric Multiple Unit

89. Trolley Pole

90. Description of the device

91. Third Rail

92. Running rails for power supply

93. Highest voltages

94. Overhead Lines

95. Parallel overhead lines

96. Breaks

97. Crossings

98. Overhead catenary

99. Ground-Level Power Supply

100. Similar systems

All topics are not listed because of character limitations set by the Play Store.

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Transportation Engineering 2.1 1.1