Journal Articles

  • Tarawneh, C., Lima, J., De Los Santos, N., and Jones, R., “Prognostics Models for Railroad Tapered-Roller Bearings with Spall Defects on Inner or Outer Rings,” Journal of Tribology, under review, submitted October 2018.
  • Tarawneh, C., Ley, J., Blackwell, D., Crown, S., and Wilson, B.M., “Onboard Load Sensor for Use in Freight Railcar Applications,” Int. J. of Railway Technology, in press, accepted September 2018.
  • Zhao, S. and Khattak, A. J., “Direct and Indirect Effect of Nebraska Motor Vehicle Drivers' Characteristics on Inattentive Driving at Highway-Rail Grade Crossings,” Journal of the Transportation Research Board, September 2018. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198118794067.
  • Iranitalab, A., Khattak, A., and Thompson E., “Statistical Modeling of the Types and Consequences of Rail-Based Crude Oil Release Incidents in the United States,” Safety Science, submitted in August 2018.
  • Khan, W. A., and Khattak, A. J., “Injury Severity of Truck Drivers in Crashes at Highway-Rail Grade Crossing in the United States,” Journal of the Transportation Research Board, June 2018. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198118781183.
  • Chen, Y. and Rilett, L. R., “Signal Timing Optimization for Corridors with Multiple Highway-Rail Grade Crossings Using Genetic Algorithm,” Journal of Advanced Transportation, vol. 2018, Article ID 9610430, 14 pages, April 2018. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/9610430.
  • Chapman, A., Rodriguez, F., Hinojosa, E., Morales, L., Del Bosque, V., Tijerina, Y., Pena, C., and Tarawneh, C., “Nothing is Impossible: Developing Persistence in Hispanic Females in STEM,” Int. J. of Science and Mathematics Education, under review, submitted April 2018.
  • Tarawneh, C., Aranda, J., Hernandez, V., and Ramirez, C., “An Investigation into Wayside Hot-Box Detector Efficacy and Optimization,” Int. J. of Railway Technology, under review, submitted January 2018.
  • Tarawneh, C., and Montalvo, J., “Defect Detection System for Freight Railcar Tapered-Roller Bearings Using Vibration Techniques,” Int. J. of Railway Technology, under review, submitted January 2018.
  • Zhao, S. and Khattak, A. J., “Factors Associated with Self-Reported Inattentive Driving at Highway-Rail Grade Crossings,” Accident Analysis and Prevention, 109, pp. 113-122, 2017.
  • Zhao, L., Rilett, L. R., and Tufuor, E., “Calibrating The Robertson’s Platoon Dispersion Model at Coordinated Corridor with Advance Warning Flashers,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2623, 2017. https://doi.org/10.3141/2623-02
  • Kiani, M. and Fry, G., “Fatigue Analysis of Railway Wheel Using a Multiaxial Strain-Based Critical Plane Index,” Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, pp. 1—13, August 2017. 
  • Allen, D.H. and Fry, G.T., “Predicting Lateral Buckling in Rails,” Railway Track & Structures (RT&S) Magazine, pp. 10-12, April 2017.
  • Allen, D.H., Fry, G.T. and Davis, D., “Development of a Model for Describing Nonlinear Lateral Resistance of Track Ballast,” Technology Digest, TD-16-029, June 2016.
  • Chen, Y. and Rilett, L., “A Train Data Collection and Arrival Time Prediction System for Highway-Rail Grade Crossings,” Transportation Research Records, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2608, 2017. https://doi.org/10.3141/2608-05
  • Tarawneh, C., Maldonado, R., Fuentes, A. A., and Kypuros, J. A., "A Vibration Energy Approach Used to Identify Temperature Trending in Railroad Tapered-Roller Bearings," Int J. Acoustics and Vibration, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp 69-80, 2015.
  • Tung, L. W. and Khattak, A. J., "Distracted Motor Vehicle Driving at Highway-Rail Grade Crossings," Transportation Research Records, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, paper no. 15-4692, January 2015.
  • Khattak, A. J., "Investigation of Train Warning Times and Gate Violations," Transportation Research Record 2458, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, December 2014.
  • Tarawneh, C., Turner, J. A., Wilson, B. M., and Koester, L., "Service Life Testing of Railroad Bearings with Known Subsurface Inclusions Detected with Advanced Ultrasonic Technology," Int. J. of Railway Technology. Vol. 2, No. 3, pp 55-78, 2013.