Development of Ballast Real Time Information System (BRIS) Based on "SmartRock"

This Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) proposal aims to develop and validate an integrated system - Ballast Real-time Information System (BRIS) - of hardware (SmartRocks) and software (Cloud Computing) components that can predict track substructure safety concerns due to ballast aggregate movements.


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  • Status: Active
  • Contract Numbers:

    IDEA Project 30

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Safety Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA)

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001
  • Project Managers:

    Gause, Jo

  • Performing Organizations:

    Pennsylvania State University

  • Principal Investigators:

    Huang, Hai

  • Start Date: 20170303
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 41483

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01628073
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: IDEA Project 30
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: Mar 3 2017 1:00AM