FCP Award 2007

FCP Award – Prize Winners of 2007

First prize:
Alexander Kanovsky

PPP Models in the Road Infrastructure Sector.
Dissertation at the Vienna University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Institute for Transportation

In the last few years Public Private Partnerships (PPP) have established themselves in the infrastructure sector. The quality of infrastructure facilities can be heavily influenced and even improved by a dynamic awarding procedure in the future.

Sponsorship prize:
Dr. Roland Feichter

A Comparison of Different Ballast-less Tracks in a Narrow Curve regarding the corrugation and the Resulting Fatigue of the Track.
Doctoral thesis University of Innsbruck, Institute for Railways

The doctoral thesis investigates the effects of long pitch corrugations on different track systems with rubber-coated sleepers under dynamic loads. Extensive measurements were carried out at Vienna’s municipal railway S7. Critical stress conditions in the rail head can be predicted by means of the developed calculation model.