New Transition Wedge Design Composed by Prefabricated Reinforced Concrete Slabs
Real Herráiz, Julia Irene
Real-Herraiz, Teresa Pilar
- Publisher: SciELO
MECANICA DE LOS MEDIOS CONTINUOS Y TEORIA DE ESTRUCTURAS | Railway infrastructure | Track stiffness | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | INGENIERIA E INFRAESTRUCTURA DE LOS TRANSPORTES | Technology | Granular wedges | Transition wedges | TA1-2040 | Q | T | Science | Physics | QC1-999
[EN] Important track degradation occurs in structure-embankment transitions, in which an abrupt change in track vertical stiffness arises, leading to a reduction in passengers comfort and safety. Although granular wedges are suggested by different railroad administratio...