Tag Archive: finite element method (FEM)

Jul 03

Analysis of a bridge approach: long-term behaviour from short-term response

Giacomo Ognibene, Prof William Powrie, Dr Louis Le Pen and Dr John Harkness 15th Railway Engineering Conference, Edinburgh, U.K. 3rd July 2019 Abstract Transition zones are locations where trackbed support conditions change abruptly, for example from an earth embankment onto a bridge. The track geometry at these sites degrades faster than regular railway track, requiring …

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