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Management of Continuously Welded Rails
Management of Continuously Welded Rails Online
01 Aug 2022
R 9800.00

Brief Description
The short course in the Management of Continuously Welded Rails provides you with an in-depth understanding of the basic principles and management of continuously welded rails, with a specific focus on balancing theory and practical application in your role as engineering professional in the railway industry. During the course, you will be exposed to the various topics of rail forces and track loading rail manufacturing, as well as rail welding and failures, vertical and horizontal stability rail breaks, kick-outs and destressing, among others. This course is presented as part of the Railway Engineering Education Programme of the University of Pretoria.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this course, you will have a better understanding of the application of continuously welded rails, the management thereof, and CWR management principles.
Course Content
  • CWR theory, principles and application
  • Rail forces and track loading
  • Rail manufacturing and basic properties
  • Rail welding and failures
  • Vertical and horizontal stability
  • Rail breaks and kick-outs
  • Stress free temperature methods
  • Rail destressing
  • CWR management
  • TFR experience
  • Advanced CWR applications
  • Case studies
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a diploma or post-matric qualification in a relevant field. Prior completion of the Introduction to Multidisciplinary Concepts in Railway Engineering short course and reasonable track experience are recommended.
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Engineering and Technology Management
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are employed as an engineering professional with experience in the railway industry.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
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