Catalogue 2021 - 2022

CEE 456 Railroad Track Structure Engineering

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

CEE 341

Corequisite

or CEE 341 concurrently

Course Description

This course introduces the concept of railroad track structure engineering. Topics include static, kinematic, and dynamic characteristics of trains, wheel/track interaction, characterization and design of railroad track components, turnouts and switches design, crossing, crossover, grade design, advanced track systems, special trackwork, track standards, inspection, condition assessment, and asset management.

Notes

This course is offered every other year.

Distribution

MR

Fee