0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Modernizing Rail Inspections for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

[+] Author Affiliations
Chad Gartrell

US Army COE, ERDC, GSL, APB, Vicksburg, MS

Judy Reagan, Caleb Carter

GIS Inc., Birmingham, AL

Paper No. RTDF2012-9404, pp. 189-197; 9 pages
doi:10.1115/RTDF2012-9404
From:
  • ASME 2012 Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference
  • ASME 2012 Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference
  • Omaha, Nebraska, USA, October 16–18, 2012
  • Conference Sponsors: Rail Transportation Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4507-3
  • Copyright © 2012 by ASME

abstract

The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) executes inspection programs as part of the U.S. Army Transportation Infrastructure Program (ATIP). These inspection, monitoring and assessment programs include airfields, bridges, dams, railroads, waterfront facilities and ranges. To date, the process for these inspection programs has been manually intensive, time consuming and difficult to scale. The US Army Corps is bringing digital business and spatial data collection methods to its inspection program for the military’s railroad infrastructure. By combining GPS and GIS technologies into a mobile data collection solution, added efficiency and data quality has been brought to the field inspection workflow. This modernization effort also results in streamlined data processing and reporting. These improved processes will lead to higher quality data, better analysis of the new richer data content and better decisions made by the end users and stakeholders.

Copyright © 2012 by ASME
Topics: Inspection , Engineers , Rails , Army

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In