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Sadri, M. (author), Lu, T. (author), Steenbergen, M.J.M.M. (author)
This study addresses the contribution of spatial variance in the railway track support stiffness to the expected long-term track degradation. Hereto, a novel frequency-domain model is developed with a double periodicity ‘layer’, capable of dealing with both sleeper periodicity and arbitrary non-uniformity in track properties. The model...
journal article 2019
Sadri, M. (author), Steenbergen, M.J.M.M. (author)
This paper studies the effect of railway track design parameters on the expected long-term degradation of track geometry. The study assumes a geometrically perfect and straight track along with spatial invariability, except for the presence of discrete sleepers. A frequency-domain two-layer model is used of a discretely supported rail coupled...
journal article 2018
Steenbergen, M.J.M.M. (author), De Jong, E. (author), Zoeteman, A. (author)
During train operation, geometrical irregularities develop in soil-supported ballasted railway tracks as a function of born tonnage. This form of degradation is combatted by periodic maintenance in the form of tamping by specially equipped trains in order to guarantee predefined levels of structural performance. The growth of irregular...
conference paper 2015