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ICRES 2017 : 19th International Conference on Railroad Engineering and Systems

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICRES

International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICRES 2017: 19th International Conference on Railroad Engineering and Systems aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Railroad Engineering and Systems. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Railroad Engineering and Systems.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Railroad Engineering and Systems are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICRES 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Railroad Engineering and Systems. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Crash and Injury Characteristics of Riders in Motorcycle-Passenger Vehicle Crashes
Z. A. Ahmad Noor Syukri, A. J. Nawal Aswan, S. V. Wong
2) Third Places for Social Sustainability: A Planning Framework Based on Local and International Comparisons
Z. Goosen, E. J. Cilliers
3) Criteria Analysis of Residential Location Preferences: An Urban Dwellers’ Perspective
Arati Siddharth Petkar, Joel E. M. Macwan
4) Appropriate Technology: Revisiting the Movement in Developing Countries for Sustainability
Jayshree Patnaik, Bhaskar Bhowmick
5) Quality Function Deployment Application in Sewer Pipeline Assessment
Khalid Kaddoura, Tarek Zayed
6) The Study on the Overall Protection of the Ancient Villages
Zhang Yu, Ding Yi
7) Evaluation of Urban Land Development Direction in Kabul City, Afghanistan
Ahmad Sharif Ahmadi, Yoshitaka Kajita
8) Renewed Urban Waterfront: Spatial Conditions of a Contemporary Urban Space Typology
Beate Niemann, Fabian Pramel
9) Assessment of Urban Heat Island through Remote Sensing in Nagpur Urban Area Using Landsat 7 ETM+ Satellite Images
Meenal Surawar, Rajashree Kotharkar
10) Urban Heat Island Intensity Assessment through Comparative Study on Land Surface Temperature and Normalized Difference Vegetation Index: A Case Study of Chittagong, Bangladesh
Tausif A. Ishtiaque, Zarrin T. Tasin, Kazi S. Akter
11) Creating Smart and Healthy Cities by Exploring the Potentials of Emerging Technologies and Social Innovation for Urban Efficiency: Lessons from the Innovative City of Boston
Mohammed Agbali, Claudia Trillo, Yusuf Arayici, Terrence Fernando
12) Tactical Urbanism and Sustainability: Tactical Experiences in the Promotion of Active Transportation
Aline Fernandes Barata, Adriana Sansão Fontes
13) Improvement of Ventilation and Thermal Comfort Using the Atrium Design for Traditional Folk Houses-Fujian Earthen Building
Ying-Ming Su
14) Identifying Factors for Evaluating Livability Potential within a Metropolis: A Case of Kolkata
Arpan Paul, Joy Sen
15) Preparing Data for Calibration of Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide in Central Saudi Arabia
Abdulraaof H. Alqaili, Hamad A. Alsoliman

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