Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

High-Speed Rail

Edited by Hamid Yaghoubi

Iran Maglev Technology (IMT)

The rapid expansion of transportation industries worldwide, including railways, and the never-ending desire to reduce travel time have highlighted the need to resort to advanced transit systems. Conventional railway systems have been modified to make them travel at much higher speeds. High-Speed Rail includes the main topics and basic principles of high-speed railways (HSRs). The book reflects new engineering and track developments, the most current design methods, as well as the latest industry standards and policies. It provides a comprehensive overview of the significant characteristics for HSRs; highlights recent advancements, requirements, and improvements; and details the latest techniques in the global market. High-Speed Rail contains a collection of the latest research developments on HSRs. This book comprehensively covers basic theory and practice in sufficient depth to provide a solid grounding for railway engineers. It also helps readers maximize effectiveness in all facets of HSRs. This professional book as a credible source and a valuable reference can be very applicable and useful for professors, researchers, engineers, practicing professionals, trainee practitioners, students, and others interested in HSRs.

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High-Speed RailEdited by Hamid Yaghoubi

Published: June 19th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.76549

ISBN: 978-1-83880-923-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-922-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-924-9

Copyright year: 2019

Books open for chapter submissions

2459 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

4 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: High-Speed Railways (HSR)

By Hamid Yaghoubi


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2. Optimization of Components of Superstructure of High-Speed Rail: The Spanish Experience

By Estela Ruiz, Isidro A. Carrascal, Diego Ferreño, José A. Casado and Soraya Diego


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3. Contemporary Inspection and Monitoring for High-Speed Rail System

By Lu Zhou, Xiao-Zhou Liu and Yi-Qing Ni


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4. Main Ways to Improve Cutting Tools for Machine Wheel Tread Profile

By Alexey Vereschaka, Popov Alexey, Grigoriev Sergey, Kulikov Mikhail and Sotova Catherine


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