Observatory

2020
Num. 6
Summary - Building Information Models allow designers to achieve greater efficiency among various design alternatives and to derive the optimal solution. Building Information Models contain the data... read all
2020
Num. 5
Summary - The Central Veneto Metropolitan Area is understood as the area comprising the three provinces of Venice, Padua and Treviso. Compared to other metropolitan areas characterised by a... read all
2020
Num. 4
Summary - The publication of Directive 2008/110/EC [1] has introduced the figure of the Entity in Charge of Maintenance (ECM) for the first time, within the railway system. The ECM must, in... read all
2020
Num. 2
The aim of the paper is to assess the actual capacity of the corridor lines in Slovakia in terms of the freight transport needs and EU transport policy objectives, based on the analysis of track... read all
2020
Num. 1
The development of advanced design tools and the increasing performance of the materials allow realising increasingly complex infrastructures that, as such, make the possible presence of errors made... read all
2019
Num. 12
Abstract - This paper describes how the Consortium Bonifica – Hitachi Rail STS has developed an expertise in Building Information Modelling (BIM)(1) implementation on a pilot project for a Railway... read all
2019
Num. 11
Summary - The following article describes the technical characteristics and the methods for maintaining efficient railway lines in some northern European countries that are historically accustomed to... read all
2019
Num. 10
Summary - This research makes a comparison between Granada’s and Tenerife’s line 1 LRTs in relation to the urban insertion, the technical characteristics of the lines and vehicles, the operational... read all
2019
Num. 9
Summary - The article provides an overview of the steps taken by electronic drives for railway vehicles, from the first steps of the ‘70s to the gradual diffusion up to the total affirmation of today... read all
2019
Num. 8
Summary - This paper aims to disclose the cause of amplification of surface vibration induced by train operation in rapid transit system. The surface vibration was measured on site, and a 2D finite-... read all

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