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: Associação Brasileira de Ciências Mecânicas
  • Journal: issn: 1679-7825
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/1679-78252556
  • Subject: Transition wedges | QC120-168.85 | MECANICA DE LOS MEDIOS CONTINUOS Y TEORIA DE ESTRUCTURAS | railway infrastructure | TA349-359 | track stiffness | INGENIERIA E INFRAESTRUCTURA DE LOS TRANSPORTES | Mechanics of engineering. Applied mechanics | Descriptive and experimental mechanics | granular wedges

[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