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Designing the future of rail travel

Increased traffic, congestion, security of energy supply and climate change are just some of the many pressing issues that the EU currently faces. In order to fully tackle these challenges, the railway sector ...

dateMay 15, 2015 in Engineering
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New research to realise the sensor 'pipe dream'

Three new research projects funded by Australia's energy pipeline industry have been initiated at Deakin University. The projects aim to develop a world-first pipeline health monitoring system that will be ...

dateMay 04, 2015 in Engineering
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Giving freight rail tracks a boost

The big chunks of rock—crushed limestone or dolomite that engineers call ballast—that keep railroad tracks in place look like a solid footing even as freight cars rumble overhead.

dateMay 15, 2015 in Engineering
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Economical and effective security design

Operators of infrastructures such as power grids and airports are expected to ensure a high level of security – but their financial means are limited. Fraunhofer researchers have developed an analysis tool ...

dateMay 04, 2015 in Engineering
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