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24th ANNUAL WHEEL RAIL INTERACTION CONFERENCE

2015 Principles Course Sessions Speakers:

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Kevin Oldknow

Ph.D., P.Eng., Principal Engineer, Wheel / Rail Interface

L.B. Foster Company

Wheel/Rail Interaction Fundamentals Part 1 & 2
Gary Wolf

President

Wolf Railway Consulting LLC

Basics of Track Geometry - Key Parameters - What They Are and How They are Measured
Kevin Conn

Research Engineer

Norfolk Southern

Basics of Lubrication & Friction Control
Bill Bell

Consultant

CSX (retired)

Understanding Why, When and How Rail Grinding is Performed
Ralph Schorr

P.E., Senior Product Development Engineer

Amsted Rail

Basics of Vehicle Truck and Suspension Systems and Fundamentals of Vehicle Steering and Stability
Gary Wolf

Wolf Railway Consulting, LLC.

President

Use of Simulation Modeling to solve Vehicle/Track Interaction Problems
Matt Dick

P.E., Director, Business Development 

ENSCO, Inc.

Role of Machine Vision in Monitoring Vehicle and Track Condition