Outfitting Container Wharves for Tommorrow's Cranes

Verification of Truck Loads for Girder Bridges

Urban Strategy for the Truckee River Non-Profit Instream Flow Bank

GA-4 Half-Scale Cask Model Fabrication

Durability Testing of the High-Capacity GA-4/GA-9 Trailer

Bubba, A Teleoperated Countermine Vehicle
A recent countermine test program required the development of Bubba, a 5 ton, 6 wheel drive, M-923 military truck converted to teleoperation. The Mine Detection by Energetic Photons (MIDEP)...

Dynamic Loading of a Rigid Frame Bridge
The objective of this paper is to investigate the dynamic response of a rigid frame bridge to two trucks (side by side) passing over the rough bridge deck. The rigid frame bridge is designed...

Overweight Trucks and Safety of Bridges
Most states face increasing pressure to issue more and heavier overweight truck permits. Current permit checking methods of many states adopt the AASHTO rating concept with or without...

Simple Live Load Distribution Factors for Girder Bridges

Development of Bridge Live Load Models

Fabrication and Testing of High Strength, High Capacity, Weight Optimized Trailers

Dynamic Simulation of Tractor-Trailer-Cask System Used in Nuclear Waste Transportation

Large-Truck Safety Decision Support System
Large trucks, defined here as trucks having six or more wheels and a gross weight greater than 10,000 pounds, present a difficult safety problem to our nation's transportation system....

A CADD Program for Simulating Turning Vehicles
The turning capability of one or more 'design' vehicles and their swept paths has a significant influence on the layout of transportation facilities such as roadway intersections, parking...

Effect of Lead Shielding on Small Cask Criticality
A study was performed to evaluate gamma shield effects on criticality safety for two modern legal weight truck casks. The lead gamma shield of a small spent fuel shipping cask increases...

Durability Testing of the High-Capacity GA-4/GA-9 Trailer
General Atomics (GA) is under contract to the US Department of Energy (DOE), Idaho Field Office, to develop two legal-weight truck from-reactor spent-fuel shipping casks with trailers....

Large Truck Impacts on the Highway Infrastructure: The Bridge Dimension
Recent U.S. studies have explored the productivity gains of longer combination vehicles (LCV's) and their impacts on highway infrastructure. The area least explored is LCV operations and...

Implications of Uncertainty in Transportation Control Measures: A Case Study of the Los Angeles Truck Management Program
The Los Angeles Department of Transportation has proposed a peak period travel restriction aimed at heavy-duty trucks on all Los Angeles streets. The ordinance is designed to reduce the...

The Technology of X2000—ABB's High Speed Tilting Train
The X2000 High Speed Tilting Train was developed by Asea Brown Boveri (ABB) in cooperation with the Swedish State Railways (SJ). The purpose of the project was to reduce trip times on...

Establishing a Human Factors Focus and Approach for North Carolina's IVHS Efforts
The paper discusses the behavioral and human factors issues associated with the development and operation of North Carolina's CARAT program (Congestion Avoidance and Reduction for Autos...

 

 

 

 

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