Publications

Refereed Journals
  1. Hendry, M.T. and Edwards, T. (submitted) Effectiveness of piles used to strengthen railway embankments as determined from pore pressure measurements. ICE: Journal of Geotechnical Engineering.
  2. Lipsett, M.G., Hendry, M.T. and Poddar, V. (submitted) Signal processing on ultrasound spectral features for categorization of airbrake leakages at different operating conditions. Journal of Non-Destructive Evaluation, Springer.
  3. Roghani, A. and Hendry, M. (Submitted) Quantifying the impact of soft subgrades on track performance and the development of geometry defects. Submitted to: ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering.
  4. Scanlan, K.M., Hendry, M.T. and Martin, C.D. (Submitted) An Evaluation of the Impact of Degraded Ballast on Track Geometry using Historical Ballast Maintenance Records. Submitted to: ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering.
  5. Fallah Nafari, S., Gül, M., Roghani, A., Hendry, M.T. and Cheng, J.J.R (In press) Evaluating the potential of a rolling deflection measurement system to estimate track modulus. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F - Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit.
  6. Haji Abdulrazagh, P. and Hendry, M.T. (In press) A case study of the use of a falling weight deflectometer to investigate railway infrastructure constructed upon soft subgrades. Canadian Geotechnical Journal.
  7. Roghani, A. and Hendry, M.T. (In press) The use of continuous vertical rail deflection measurements to map subgrade condition along a railway line: Methodology and case studies. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering.
  8. Yu, F., Jar, P-Y.B. and Hendry, M.T. (In press) Fracture behaviour at the sharp notch tip of high strength rail steels - Influence of stress triaxiality. Submitted to: International Journal of Mechanical Sciences.
  9. Hendry, M.T., Onwude, L.U. and Sego, D.C. (2016) A Laboratory Investigation of the Frost Heave Susceptibility of Fine-Grained Soil Generated from the Degradation of Ballast. Cold Regions Science and Technology, Elsevier, 123: 91-98.
  10. Yu, F., Jar, P.Y. and Hendry, M. (2015) Effect of temperature on deformation and fracture behaviour of high strength rail steel. Journal of Mechanics and Materials, 146: 41-55.
  11. Tappenden, K.M. (2014) The District of North Vancouver’s Landslide Management Strategy - Role of public involvement for determining tolerable risk and increasing community resilience. Natural Hazards, 72(2):481-501. DOI: 10.1007/s11069-013-1016-0

Candidacy/Technical Reports and Theses

  1. Hendry, M.T., Roghani, A. and Zhang, M. (2016) Assessment of a Technology for the Measurement of Rail Track Deflections. Report prepared for the Transportation Development Centre of Transport Canada. RDIMS # 911319. 36 pages
  2. Marghoub Shadkar, A. (2016) Reliability Study of Hot Wheel Detection System in Cold Weather Condition. MSc Thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta.
  3. Fallah Nafari, S. (2015) A Framework for Rail Integrity Assessment Based on Real-Time Rail Vertical Deflection Measurements. PhD Candidacy Report, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta.
  4. Hendry, M.T. and Roghani, A. (2015) Rolling Measurement of Vertical Deflection: Assessing a technology for the measurement of the deflection of track structure and its use to map poor subgrade locations. Technical Report prepared for the Transportation Development Centre of Transport Canada. 30 pp.
  5. Scanlan, K. (2015) Associating Railway Track Performance and Ground-Penetrating Radar Derived Ballast Quality Estimates along the Edson and Brooks Subdivisions in Alberta, Canada. PhD Candidacy Report, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta.
  6. Yu, F. (2015) An instrumented indentation technique for estimating fracture toughness of high strength rail steels. PhD Candidacy Report, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta.
  7. Gallardo-Bobadilla, R. (2014) Advanced Linear Programming Techniques for the Optimization of Blocking & Train Scheduling and Railway Network Routing. PhD Candidacy Report, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta.
  8. Haji Abdulrazagh, P. and Hendry, M.T. (2014) Railway Falling Weight Deflectometer Data Analysis. Technical Report prepared for URS Infrastructure & Environment UK Ltd.
  9. Newman, C. (2014) A review of the use of the falling weight deflectometer for railway track assessment. MEng Report, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta.
  10. Onwude, L.U. (2014) The Laboratory Investigation of the Frost Heave Susceptibility of Fine-Grained Soil Generated from the Degradation of Ballast. MEng Report, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta.
  11. Poddar, V. (2014) Reliability Centred Maintenance and Ultrasonic Leakage Detection as a maintenance and condition monitoring technique for freight rail airbrakes in cold weather conditions. MSc Thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta.
  12. Roghani, A. (2014) A Quantitative Evaluation of the Impact of Soft Subgrades on Railway Track Structure. PhD Candidacy Report, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta.
  13. Ruhl, M. (2014) Locomotive Failure Cost Analysis & Predictive Failure. PhD Candidacy Report, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta.
  14. Scanlan, K., Ibarra, L., Fallah Nafari, S. and Roghani, A. (2014) University of Alberta AREMA Student Chapter Annual Report. Aug. 1.
  15. Tappenden, K.M. (2014). Landslide Risk and Resilience in the Thompson River Valley south of Ashcroft, British Columbia. PhD Candidacy Report, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta.
  16. Delara, S. (2013) Freezing of Railway Tunnels in Canada. MEng Report, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta.
  17. Petrov, M. (2013) Internal Report on the Relationship Between Slope Cut Failures and Weather in Fraser Canyon. 15 pp.
  18. Roghani, A., Robinson, T., Ibarra, L., Ruhl, M., Wollenberg Barron, T. and Macciotta, R. (2013) University of Alberta AREMA Student Chapter Annual Report. Aug. 1.
  19. Tavakolian Bana, H. (2013) Factors Affecting the Behavior of Soft Subgrade in the Railway Track. MEng Report, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta.
  20. Hendry, M.T., Bunce, C. and Edwards, T. (2012, Spring) The Railway Ground Hazard Research Program. The Shipper’s Advocate: Official Publication of the Canadian Industrial Transportation Association, 16-18.
 
Special/Invited Presentations
  1. Yu, F., Jar, P-Y B. and Hendry, M. (2016) Influence of stress triaxiality on damage evolution and effective equivalent stress for high strength rail steels. University of Alberta Faculty of Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, June 2016.
  2. Gallardo-Bobadilla, R. (2014) Blocking & Train Schedule and Network Routing: Modeling, Optimization, and Post-Optimality Analysis. Invited presentation to Transport Canada, February.
  3. Hendry, M.T. (2014) Railway Safety and Feasibility of a High Speed Rail Line in Alberta. Invited expert testimony presented to the Government of Alberta Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future, Edmonton, AB, Canada, January.
  4. Ruhl, M. (2014) Locomotive Failure Costs Analysis and Predictive Failure. Invited presentation to Transport Canada, February.
  5. Tappenden, K. (2014) Climatic Influences on the Ashcroft Thompson River Landslide. Invited presentation to Transport Canada, Feburary.
  6. Hendry, M.T. (2013) Canadian Rail Research Laboratory: The threat ground hazards pose to railway infrastructure. Invited keynote presentation to the Geotechnical Society of Edmonton, Edmonton, AB, Canada, 19 March.
  7. 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.
  8. Martin, C.D. (2013) Panel session member at the AAR-TTCI Annual Research Review, Pueblo, CO, USA, 5-6 March.
  9. Roghani, A. (2013) Impact of fouled ballast on railway track performance. Invited presentation to the Geotechnical Society of Edmonton, October 2013, Edmonton, AB.
  10. Roghani, A. (2013) Ballast segregation induced by train vibration. University of Alberta Faculty of Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, June 2013, Edmonton, AB.
  11. Hendry, M.T. (2012) An introduction to the Canadian Rail Research Laboratory. Invited presentation at the Canadian Rail Summit, Montreal, PQ, Canada 14-16 Oct.