We have a winner!

On behalf of the ASSETS4RAIL Consortium, I am very pleased to inform that Richard Culwick,PhD at the University of Birmingham,
 have won the ASSETS4RAIL Student Competition 2020 thanks to the proposal regarding “Workstream 1: Fatigue assessment of steel bridges”.

Luca Rizzetto, Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”


A big tank you to the students willing to participate. 


Link to presentation with the General rules


– Choose one from these Research Topics to address:

Workstream 1
  • Improving inspection, maintenance and upgrade methods for cost reduction and quality improvement of railway bridges and tunnels, including noise and vibrations
  • Optimization (costs & technical) of UAV & noise monitoring systems
  • Presentation of sensor data in BIM
  • Fatigue assessment of steel bridges
  • Technical limitations for cleaning of long drainage pipes
  • Noise dampers

Link to a general overview of the project and it’s Workstreams

Workstream 2
  • Building a common measuring and monitoring system to elaborate and correlate data from all sources and to obtain a holistic view of systems conditions
  • Computer vision based wayside train monitoring system
  • Sensor system for measuring transversal displacement of the wheel on the rail
  • Monitoring system for switch and crossing
  • Integration of heterogeneous monitoring systems in the maintenance management

Link to a general overview of the project and it’s Workstreams

E-mail: luca.rizzetto@uniroma1.it

Send us your participation before the 30.04.2020

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