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Modeling and Detecting Damage in Rails & Avoidance of collision in the Tracks
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Ramesh Shunmugam, Ramesh.K
Avoidance, Cracks, CAN Controller, Detection, GSM, IR & UV Rays
One of the major problems that railroads have faced since the earliest days is the prevention of service failures in track. As is the case with all modes of high-speed travel, Rail is manufactured in different weights; there are different rail conditions wear, corrosion etc. present there are a significant number of potential defects possible and the task has to be performed with some speed to reliably inspect the thousands of miles of track stretching across the land failures of an essential component can have serious consequences. The main problem about a railway analysis is detection of cracks in the structure. If these deficiencies are not controlled at early stages they might cause huge economical problems affecting the rail network unexpected requisition of spare parts, handling of incident and/or accidents. The main part of the work was to carry out a feasibility study on two methods for detection of cracks in the tracks and avoidance of the collision between the rails. The detection of cracks can be identified using the UVRays, CAN Controller & GSM. The avoidance of collision can be carried out using IR Rays.
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