Railway Engineering

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ISBN:

9780198083535

Publication date:

21/01/2013

Paperback

676 pages

240.0x157.0mm

Price: 875.00 INR

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ISBN:

9780198083535

Publication date:

21/01/2013

Paperback

676 pages

240.0x157.0mm

Second Edition

Satish Chandra & M.M. Agarwal

The second edition of Railway Engineering provides an exhaustive coverage of all aspects of railways, at a level suitable for undergraduate students of civil engineering. With a balanced amalgamation of fundamental concepts and modern technological developments, this revised edition will prove equally beneficial for students of polytechnics as well as those preparing for the AMIE examination. It can also be useful as a ready reference for railway professionals.

Suitable for: This text is designed for undergraduate students of civil engineering

Rights:  World Rights

Second Edition

Satish Chandra & M.M. Agarwal

Description

The second edition of Railway Engineering provides an exhaustive coverage of all aspects of railways, at a level suitable for undergraduate students of civil engineering. With a balanced amalgamation of fundamental concepts and modern technological developments, this revised edition will prove equally beneficial for students of polytechnics as well as those preparing for the AMIE examination. It can also be useful as a ready reference for railway professionals.

Absorbing the latest developments on Indian Railways, the book presents various modernization plans covering tracks, locomotives, and rolling stock. To make the coverage comprehensive, it incorporates important statistical data and examples. Supplemented with a number of illustrations and examples, the text aids easy understanding of the design methods discussed.

Second Edition

Satish Chandra & M.M. Agarwal

Table of contents

Chapter 1. History and General Features of Indian Railways
Chapter 2. Railway Track Gauge
Chapter 3. Alignment of Railway Lines
Chapter 4. Engineering Surveys and Project Reports
Chapter 5. Track and Track Stresses
Chapter 6. Rails
Chapter 7. Sleepers
Chapter 8. Ballast
Chapter 9. Subgrade and Formation
Chapter 10. Track Fittings and Fastenings
Chapter 11. Creep of Rails
Chapter 12. Geometric Design of Track
Chapter 13. Curves and Superelevation
Chapter 14. Points and Crossings
Chapter 15. Track Junctions and Simple Track Layouts
Chapter 16. Rail Joints and Welding of Rails
Chapter 17. Modern Welded Railway Track
Chapter 18. Track Maintenance
Chapter 19. Track Drainage
Chapter 20. Modern Methods of Track Maintenance
Chapter 21. Rehabilitation and Renewal of Track
Chapter 22. Railway Accidents and Disaster Management
Chapter 23. Level Crossings
Chapter 24. Locomotives and Other Rolling Stock
Chapter 25. Train Resistance and Tractive Power
Chapter 26. Railway Stations and Yards
Chapter 27. Equipment at Railway Stations
Chapter 28. New Lines, Doublings, and Gauge Conversion Projects
Chapter 29. Suburban Railways in Metro Cities
Chapter 30. Railway Tunnelling
Chapter 31. Signalling and Interlocking
Chapter 32. Modernization of Railways and High-speed Trains
Chapter 33. Dedicated Freight Corridor and Other New Developments

Second Edition

Satish Chandra & M.M. Agarwal

Features

  • New to the Second Edition
  • New chapter on the Dedicated Freight Corridor Project and other recent developments on Indian Railways
  • A complete procedure on how to calculate stresses in different components of a railway track
  • Updated statistical data on Indian Railways wherever relevant
  • Chapter-end exercises now include objective type questions
  • Colour photographs for better illustration of the latest machinery and modern methods of track maintenance
  • Discusses advanced methods of track maintenance and track renewal
  • Presents the latest developments in track design adopted by Indian Railways
  • Provides the latest information on suburban railways in metropoliltan cities

Second Edition

Satish Chandra & M.M. Agarwal

Second Edition

Satish Chandra & M.M. Agarwal

Description

The second edition of Railway Engineering provides an exhaustive coverage of all aspects of railways, at a level suitable for undergraduate students of civil engineering. With a balanced amalgamation of fundamental concepts and modern technological developments, this revised edition will prove equally beneficial for students of polytechnics as well as those preparing for the AMIE examination. It can also be useful as a ready reference for railway professionals.

Absorbing the latest developments on Indian Railways, the book presents various modernization plans covering tracks, locomotives, and rolling stock. To make the coverage comprehensive, it incorporates important statistical data and examples. Supplemented with a number of illustrations and examples, the text aids easy understanding of the design methods discussed.

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Table of contents

Chapter 1. History and General Features of Indian Railways
Chapter 2. Railway Track Gauge
Chapter 3. Alignment of Railway Lines
Chapter 4. Engineering Surveys and Project Reports
Chapter 5. Track and Track Stresses
Chapter 6. Rails
Chapter 7. Sleepers
Chapter 8. Ballast
Chapter 9. Subgrade and Formation
Chapter 10. Track Fittings and Fastenings
Chapter 11. Creep of Rails
Chapter 12. Geometric Design of Track
Chapter 13. Curves and Superelevation
Chapter 14. Points and Crossings
Chapter 15. Track Junctions and Simple Track Layouts
Chapter 16. Rail Joints and Welding of Rails
Chapter 17. Modern Welded Railway Track
Chapter 18. Track Maintenance
Chapter 19. Track Drainage
Chapter 20. Modern Methods of Track Maintenance
Chapter 21. Rehabilitation and Renewal of Track
Chapter 22. Railway Accidents and Disaster Management
Chapter 23. Level Crossings
Chapter 24. Locomotives and Other Rolling Stock
Chapter 25. Train Resistance and Tractive Power
Chapter 26. Railway Stations and Yards
Chapter 27. Equipment at Railway Stations
Chapter 28. New Lines, Doublings, and Gauge Conversion Projects
Chapter 29. Suburban Railways in Metro Cities
Chapter 30. Railway Tunnelling
Chapter 31. Signalling and Interlocking
Chapter 32. Modernization of Railways and High-speed Trains
Chapter 33. Dedicated Freight Corridor and Other New Developments

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