11th International Heavy Haul Association Conference IHHA2015

The Institute of Railway Technology is joining the railway industry in Perth for IHHA2015 from 21 - 24 of June. IRT contributes to the conference by presenting eleven technical papers and exhibiting at booth 46.

IRT presents the following papers at the conference:

TitleDate and timePresenterLink to abstract
Assessing the Impact of Increased Axle Loads Using Continuously Measured Performance DataMonday 22 June 11:00Paul Reichlabstract
Application of Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing for Enhanced Quality Assurance of Flashbutt WelsMonday 22 June 11:25 Peter Mutton abstract
Assessment of Overheated Wheels for Increased Serviceability Using the Ultrasonic Birefrigence Residual Stress Measurement Technique

Monday 22 June 11:25

 Iman Salehiabstract
Improving the Efficiency of Vale's EFC Line Through the Use of Continuously Measured Operational DataMonday 22 June 11:50 Paul Reichlabstract
A New Test Method to Assess the Fatigue Performance of YokesMonday 22 June 16:15 John Cooksonabstract
Qualification of Flashbutt Welds for Heavy Haul ServiceTuesday 23 June 08:30 John Cookson abstract
Estimation of Head Wear Limits Using Finite Element Analysis and Fracture Mechanics Tuesday 23 June 08:30Iman Salehi abstract
Optimization of Production Throughput for Heavy Haul Trains in a Car Dumper Tuesday 23 June 14:30Amir Shamdani abstract
Use of Instrumented Revenue Vehicle to Manage 4o Tonne Axle Load Operation at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd. Tuesday 23 June 15:45Glenn Hardie abstract
Managing the Transition from Rail Wear to Rolling Contact Fatigue in a Heavy Haul Environment Wednesday 24 June 08:55Peter Mutton abstract
Analysis of Track Tamping Effectiveness Using Continuously Measured Performance DataWednesday 24 June 13:45Amir Shamdaniabstract