New Transition Wedge Design Composed by Prefabricated Reinforced Concrete Slabs

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Real Herráiz, Julia Irene ; Zamorano-Martín, Clara ; Real-Herraiz, Teresa Pilar ; Morales-Ivorra, Silvia (2016)
  • Publisher: SciELO
  • Journal: (issn: 1679-7825)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/1679-78252556
  • Subject: 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... View more
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