12th International Seminar
„Track Maintenance Machines in Theory and Practice - SETRAS 2004“
The Scientific and Technical Society at the University of Zilina in co-operation with other organisations organised 12 th International Seminar „Track Maintenance Machnies in Theory and Practice - SETRAS 2004“ which was held in GAMA Club at the University Campu on Octobber 13 and 14, 2004.
opened prof. Ing. Marián Dzimko, PhD., vice rector
The Seminar was aimed on the track maintenace machines and mechanizms, technologies of railways track construction and maintenace, track measurement devices and cars etc.
This year the preferred topics of the Seminar were machinery for modernised railway track, rail/road vehicles, equipment for diagnostics of railway track (track recording cars, rail profile measuring equipment, measuring of rail support stiffness etc.), welding of the rails and measuring and guiding systems for track maintenance machines.
Some lectures were related to relationship between track and dynamics of rail vehicles and problems of contact weel/rail.
The Seminar enabled exchange of experiences, served as the source of new information and supported establishing new contacts between specialists.
In the programme of the Seminar were
included 29 lectures specialists from
More than 210 participants from
All 29 papers were published in the Proceedings of the Seminar on 226 pages.
Next Seminar „SETRAS 2005“ will be
held at the September 2005 as a part of the Week of Railway Activities “RAILINFORM