RTSA awards

2009 Patrick van Raay and Alexander Chen

Railway Engineering Student Thesis Award Winners 2009

Thesis: Experimental Investigation: Horizontal Split Web Failures in Flash-Butt Welded Rails

Place of study: Monash University, Clayton, Victoria

The thesis presents a detailed account of the research, theory, finite element and experimental techniques used to design and implement an experimental procedure for fatigue testing flash-butt welded rails in the horizontal split web mode.

Alexander Chen and Patrick van Raay accepting the Railway Engineering Student Thesis Award in 2009


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Runner Up Award

Liam Palmer-Cannon and Andre James


Liam Palmer-Cannon and Andre James accepting the Railway Engineering Student Thesis Runner-Up Award from Martin Baggot in 2009