Conference Papers and Posters

Conference Proceedings

  1. 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, Alberta, June 3-6.
  2. 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, September 17-19.
  3. 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, April 18-20.
  4. 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, Sept. 2-6.
  5. 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, Sept. 2-6.
  6. 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, May 26-27.
  7. 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, May 24-26.
  8. 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, May 24-26.
  9. 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, April 5-8.
  10. 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, April 5-8.
  11. 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, D.C., January 10-14
  12. 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, Dec. 12-16.
  13. 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, South Carolina, USA, April 12-15.
  14. 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, October 2-5, 2016, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  15. 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, Quebec, 21-26 August.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. Ibarra, L., Lipsett, M.G. and Hendry, M.T. (2015) “Classification accuracy of automated railway wheel fault detection technologies,” In 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, May 12-14.
  20. 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, May 12-14.
  21. 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, May 12-14.
  22. 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, USA, 11-15 January.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. Gallardo-Bobadilla, R. and Doucette, J. (2014) A Linear Programming Model for Optimization of the Railway Blocking Program. AREMA 2014 Conference, Chicago, IL, USA, 28 Sept.-1 Oct.
  26. 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.
  27. Roghani, A., Hendry, M.T. and Martin, C.D. (2014) Field 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, April 8-11.
  28. Tappenden, K.M. (2014) Climatic Influences on the Ashcroft Thompson River Landslides, British Columbia, Canada. 6th Canadian GeoHazards Conference, Kingston, ON, Canada, 15-18 June.
  29. 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.
  30. Hendry, M.T. (2013) 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 Jan.
 
Conference Posters
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Scanlan, K. (2016) NS33B-1967: Difficulties in Interpreting Ballast Degradation Level Estimates using Synthetic Ground-Penetrating Radar Data. Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
  13. 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.
  14. Fallah Nafari, S., Gul, M. and Cheng, R. (2015) 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. Roghani, A. (2015) Assessing the potential of a technology to map subgrade stiffness under the rail tracks. Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, USA, January.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. Scanlan, K, Hendry, M., Martin, C.D. and Schmitt, D. (2015) Associating ballast degradation and track geometry variability through ballast maintenance. Association of American Railroads -Transportation Technology Centre's 20th Annual Research Review, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 31 March-1 April.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. Ibarra, L., Lipsett, M. and Hendry, M. (2013) Reliability Based Assessment: Exteme 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. Roghani, A. (2013) Canadian National’s Lac la Biche subdivision investigation project. Railway Ground Hazard Research Program 11th Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC, December.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.