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Yang, Z. (author), Deng, X. (author), Li, Z. (author)
The modeling of dynamic frictional rolling contact is crucial for accurately predicting behavior and deterioration of structures under dynamic interactions such as wheel/rail, tire/road, bearings and gears. However, reliable modeling of dynamic frictional rolling contact is challenging, because it requires a careful treatment of friction and...
journal article 2019
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Li, Z. (author), Zhang, S. (author), Zuo, Y. (author), Chen, Wei (author), Ye, G. (author)
Chemical deformation (chemical shrinkage/expansion), the absolute volume change during reactions, is a key parameter influencing the volume stability, especially the autogenous deformation of a binder material. This work, for the first time, reports an in-depth investigation on the chemical deformation of metakaolin based geopolymer (MKG)....
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Li, Z. (author), Nedeljković, Marija (author), Chen, B. (author), Ye, G. (author)
This study investigates the effectiveness of metakaolin (MK)in mitigating the autogenous shrinkage of alkali-activated slag (AAS). It is found that the autogenous shrinkage of AAS paste can be reduced by 40% and 50% when replacing 10% and 20% slag with MK, respectively. By providing additional Si and Al, and decreasing the pH of the pore...
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Yang, Z. (author), Li, Z. (author)
Complex frictional rolling contact and high-frequency wheel dynamic behavior make modeling squeal greatly challenging. The falling-friction effect and wheel mode-coupling behavior are believed to be the two main mechanisms that generate unstable wheel vibration and the resulting squeal noise. To rigorously consider both mechanisms in one...
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Chen, Y. (author), Li, Z. (author), Chaves Figueiredo, S. (author), Copuroglu, Oguzhan (author), Veer, F.A. (author), Schlangen, E. (author)
The goal of this study is to investigate the effects of different grades of calcined clay on the extrudability and early-age strength development under ambient conditions. Four mix designs were proposed. Three of them contained high, medium, and low grades of calcined clay, respectively, and one was the reference without calcined clay. In terms...
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Nedeljković, Marija (author), Ghiassi, B. (author), van der Laan, Sieger (author), Li, Z. (author), Ye, G. (author)
The effect of curing conditions (sealed and unsealed) on the pore solution composition and carbonation resistance of different binary alkali-activated fly ash (FA) and ground granulated blast furnace slag (GBFS) pastes is investigated in this study. The studied mixtures were with FA/GBFS ratios of 100:0, 70:30; 50:50, 30:70, 0:100. Ordinary...
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Xu, L. (author), Zhai, Wanming (author), Li, Z. (author)
Due to random characteristics of system parameters and excitations, the dynamic assessment and prediction for the train-track-bridge interaction systems become rather complex issues needing to be addressed, especially considering the longitudinal inhomogeneity and uncertainty of dynamic properties in physics and correspondingly their temporal...
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Boogaard, M.A. (author), Li, Z. (author), Dollevoet, R.P.B.J. (author)
Vibration-based condition monitoring is a powerful tool for remotely assessing the quality of railway components. Due to its design, railway crossings suffer from faster degradation, because of the transition from stock rail onto the needle. Since this is also a repetitive load, a small amount of wear will increase the degradation. Measuring...
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Deng, X. (author), Qian, Zhiwei (author), Li, Z. (author), Dollevoet, R.P.B.J. (author)
Rail squats originate from a number of sources, such as corrugations, indentations and welds. A five-year continual field monitoring study was performed on squats induced by corrugations. This study indicated that a small black depression formed at the corrugation under wheel-rail dynamic forces, and then, a primary crack typically initiated...
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Nunez Vicencio, Alfredo (author), Popa, Tudor (author), Anghel, Lucian Emmanuel (author), Hendriks, J.M. (author), Moraal, J. (author), Buretea, Laurentiu Dorin (author), Paragreen, Jon (author), Miron, Berbece (author), Gheorghe, Draghici (author), Campean, Mihail (author), Dollevoet, R.P.B.J. (author), Li, Z. (author)
In this paper, we present preliminary results on the development of smart technology solutions for lower density railway lines. The goal is to reach a cost effective inspection and asset management to minimize maintenance
interventions time/cost without dedicated inspection vehicles. The proposed methods include axle box acceleration...
conference paper 2018
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Nunez Vicencio, Alfredo (author), Popa, Tudor (author), Anghel, Lucian Emmanuel (author), Hendriks, J.M. (author), Moraal, J. (author), Buretea, Laurentiu Dorin (author), Paragreen, Jon (author), Miron, Berbece (author), Gheorghe, Draghici (author), Campean, Mihail (author), Dollevoet, R.P.B.J. (author), Li, Z. (author)
Results on the development of smart technology solutions for lower density
railway lines are presented. The goal is to reach a cost effective inspection and
asset management to minimize maintenance interventions time/cost without
dedicated inspection vehicles. The proposed methods in this paper include: 1) axle box acceleration...
poster 2018
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Lv, Shasha (author), Verhallen, T.W. (author), Vasileiadis, A. (author), Ooms, F.G.B. (author), Xu, Y. (author), Li, Z. (author), Li, Zhengcao (author), Wagemaker, M. (author)
Electrical mobility demands an increase of battery energy density beyond current lithium-ion technology. A crucial bottleneck is the development of safe and reversible lithium-metal anodes, which is challenged by short circuits caused by lithium-metal dendrites and a short cycle life owing to the reactivity with electrolytes. The evolution of...
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Li, Z. (author), van Vliet, L.J. (author), Stoker, Jaap (author), Vos, F.M. (author)
Purpose: To develop a method for intra-patient registration of pre- and post-contrast abdominal MR images with large local deformations and large intensity variations. Method: A hybrid method is proposed to deal with this problem. It consists of two coupled techniques: (1) descriptor matching (DM) at the original resolution using a discrete...
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Wei, Z. (author), Nunez Vicencio, Alfredo (author), Boogaard, M.A. (author), Dollevoet, R.P.B.J. (author), Li, Z. (author)
In this paper, we present a method for evaluating the performance of railway crossing rails after long-term service. The method includes 1) 3D profile and hardness measurements; 2) finite element simulation of wheel/rail interaction; and 3) numerical prediction of rail degradation. We conducted a case study on a crossing that had been in service...
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Yang, Z. (author), Boogaard, M.A. (author), Chen, Rong (author), Dollevoet, R.P.B.J. (author), Li, Z. (author)
This paper presents an analysis of the transient contact solutions of wheel-rail frictional rolling impacts calculated by an explicit finite element model of the wheel-insulated rail joint (IRJ) dynamic interaction. The ability of the model to simulate the dynamic behavior of an IRJ has been validated against a comprehensive field measurement in...
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Xie, Wei (author), Nunez Vicencio, Alfredo (author), Maas, Ron (author), Li, Z. (author)
This paper presents a methodology to support decision making based on the tram wheel-rail interface condition. The methodology relies on the following measurements: tram failure log-files regarding wheel-sliding events, monitored acoustics data and open source weather information. The proposed methodology consists of three stages: 1) data...
conference paper 2018
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Jamshidi, A. (author), Hajizadeh, S. (author), Su, Z. (author), Naeimi, M. (author), Nunez Vicencio, Alfredo (author), Dollevoet, R.P.B.J. (author), De Schutter, B.H.K. (author), Li, Z. (author)
In this paper, a decision support approach is proposed for condition-based maintenance of rails relying on expert-based systems. The methodology takes into account both the actual conditions of the rails (using axle box acceleration measurements and rail video images) and the prior knowledge of the railway track. The approach provides an...
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Yang, Z. (author), Boogaard, M.A. (author), Wei, Z. (author), Liu, Jinzhao (author), Dollevoet, R.P.B.J. (author), Li, Z. (author)
This paper presents an analysis of the transient contact solutions of wheel-rail frictional rolling impacts calculated by an explicit finite element model of the wheel-insulated rail joint (IRJ) dynamic interaction. The ability of the model to simulate the dynamic behavior of an IRJ has been validated against a comprehensive field measurement in...
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Nunez Vicencio, Alfredo (author), Hendriks, J.M. (author), Moraal, J. (author), Ramirez Fonseca, I. (author), Dollevoet, R.P.B.J. (author), Li, Z. (author)
In this paper we discuss rail condition monitoring based on axle box acceleration (ABA) measurements. We present three case studies. The first one in The Netherlands, the detection of local defects with different severity levels (squat A, squat B and squat C) is analysed. The second case from the Faurei testing ring in Romania, the detection of...
conference paper 2018
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Nedeljković, Marija (author), Li, Z. (author), Ye, G. (author)
The engineering properties of alkali activated materials (AAMs) mainly depend on the constituent materials and their mixture proportions. Despite many studies on the characterization of AAMs, guidelines for mixture design of AAMs and their applications in engineering practice are not available. Extensive experimental studies are still necessary...
journal article 2018
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