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Assessement of track quality using continuous track stiffness measurements

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Details

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGeorail 2017, 3rd International Symposium Railway Geotechnical Engineering
Subtitle of host publication23-24 November 2017, Marne La Vallee, France
PublisherIFSTTAR
Pages281-290
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)978-2-85782-739-9
Publication statusPublished - 23 Nov 2017
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventINTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM RAILWAY GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING -
Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …

Conference

ConferenceINTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM RAILWAY GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
Period1/01/00 → …

Abstract

Track stiffness measurements are a useful tool for evaluating the performance of railway track. A novel approach to evaluate the measurement results is discussed in the paper. Measurements have been made with two versions of a device called Stiffmaster, the later one of which is attached to a freight wagon. The track performance evaluation method consists of two phases: determination of deflection variation and absolute deflection classification.

Keywords

  • track stiffness

Publication forum classification

Field of science, Statistics Finland