Tag Archive: Georgios Rempelos

Mar 09

CASE STUDY: A CARBON FOOTPRINT ANALYSIS OF RAILWAY SLEEPERS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

CDT SIS Student Georgios Rempelos, supervisor Prof John Preston, Transportation Group. One area which has proven particularly controversial is the question of which sleeper material minimises whole-life greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, as wood tends to be viewed as being a less carbon-intensive material than concrete. In terms of both environmental and economic performance, it is …

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Dec 11

“Sustainable Futures” Presentations group 2

Sustainable Futures Georgios Rempelos Sustainable Futures Giacomo Ognibene Sustainable Futures Toby Roberts Future Towns Innovation Hub Clint Styles

Dec 10

A method for assessing the life cycle costs of modifications to ballasted track systems

A method for assessing the life cycle costs of modifications to ballasted track systems Georgios Rempelosa Alejandro Ortegaa Simon Blaineya John Prestona Louis Le Penb John Armstronga a Transportation Research Group, University of Southampton, b Infrastructure Research Group, University of Southampton, Available online 6 September 2020. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0950061820326088 Construction and Building Materials Volume 263,¬†10 December 2020, …

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Aug 30

A transferable method for estimating the economic impacts of track interventions: application to ground-borne noise reduction measures for whole sections of route

Marcus Young, Georgios Rempelos, Evangelos Ntotsios, Dr Simon Blainey, Prof David Thompson and Prof Jonathan Preston Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit 0954-4097 Scopus rating (2019):¬†CiteScore 3.4¬†SJR 0.58¬†SNIP 1.296 10.1177/0954409720953730   Abstract The environmental impacts of noise and vibration are becoming increasingly important in the assessment …

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Apr 17

Developing a generalised assessment framework for railway interventions

Developing a generalised assessment framework for railway interventions John Armstrong, Georgios Rempelos, Jingfu Wei, John¬†Preston, Simon¬†Blainey, John¬†Easton and Clive Roberts, ¬†WIT Transactions on Built Environment,¬†199,¬†127 – 138. ¬†(doi:10.2495/CR200121).¬†(In Press) In Press date:¬†17 April 2020 Record type:¬†Article Abstract Work undertaken on the socio-economic assessment of the installation of under-sleeper pads (USPs) on a busy commuter railway …

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Feb 28

A carbon footprint analysis of railway sleepers in the United Kingdom

Georgios Rempelos, Prof Jonathan Preston and Dr Simon Blainey Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 1361-9209 Scopus rating (2019):¬†CiteScore 7.7¬†SJR 1.662¬†SNIP 2.05 10.1016/j.trd.2020.102285 Abstract This paper provides an assessment of the lifecycle Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions associated with the four most common sleeper (railroad tie or cross-tie in North America) types present in the …

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Oct 15

Endurance testing of the additively manufactured STAR resistojet

Matthew Robinson, Dr Angelo Grubisic, Georgios Rempelos, Dr Federico Romei, Christopher Ogunlesi and Dr Sharif Ahmed Materials & Design 0261-3069 Scopus rating (2019):¬†CiteScore 13¬†SJR 1.806¬†SNIP 2.303 10.1016/j.matdes.2019.107907 Abstract This paper reports the outcome of endurance tests performed on a proof-of-concept design of a high-temperature resistojet thruster. A high-performance resistojet could enable a fully all-electric spacecraft …

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