Transportation System Failures: An Investigative Study  
Author B.S. Dhillon




Abstract This paper presents a study of failures in transportation systems. Many different aspects of failures are studied in rail, aviation, ships and motor vehicles including mechanical failure-related aviation accidents, defects in vehicle parts, rail defects and weld failures, and ship failures and their causes.


Keywords Failures, Vehicle, Human Error, Ship, Commuter Rail, Accidents
    Article #:  21129
Proceedings of the 21st ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design
August 6-8, 2015 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvia, U.S.A.