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Track geometry

  • Birmann, F. (1968) Solution theorique et experimentale de problemes pour voies pour grandes viteses, specialement en ce qui concerne le trace des courbes et des raccords (Theoretical and experimental solutions regarding the high speed railway track, especially regarding the alignment for curves and transitions). UIC High Speed Symposium, Vienna, Austria.
  • Klauder, L.,Pielli, J., Chrismer, S. (2006) A test of improved spiral geometry on Amtrak’s Boston Line. Annual Conference Proceedings, AREMA, Landover, USA.
  • Klauder Jr, L.T., (2000). Improved Spiral Geometry for High Speed Rail. In Proceedings of the 2000 annual conference of the American Railroad Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA), Landover, MD.
  • Kufver, B., Förstberg, J. (2004) Dynamic vehicle response versus virtual transitions. Proceedings of Comprail 2004, 17-19 May 2004, Dresden. WIT Press, Southampton.
  • Kufver, B., Heng, B. S. (2005) Kinematics on virtual transitions. Paper presented at the conference: RAILWAY ENGINEERING – 2005, University of Westminster, London.
  • Long, X.Y., Wei, Q.C. and Zheng, F.Y., (2010). Dynamic analysis of railway transition curves. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, 224(1), pp.1-14.
  • Radu, C., Ciobanu, C. (2004) Elemente referitoare la utilizarea parabolei cubice imbunatatite (Elements related to the use of the improved cubic parabola). Third Romanian National Railway Symposium, Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest. Romania.
  • Round, D.J., Baulk R.C. (1979) IM SM 021 – Track Quality Index and subjective vehicle ride. British Railways Board. Research and Development Division.

Track structure

  • Banimahd, M., Woodward, P., Kennedy, J., & Medero, G. (2013, April). Three-dimensional modelling of high speed ballasted railway tracks. In Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Transport (Vol. 166, No. 2, pp. 113-123). Thomas Telford Ltd.
  • Bugarin, M.R., Novales, M., Orro A. Modelling high speed turnouts.
  • Doyle, N.F. (1980) Railway Track Design: A Review of Current Practice. Bureau of Transport Economics. Australian Government Publishing Service.
  • Fazio, A. E., & Corbin, J. L. (1986). Track quality index for high speed track. Journal of transportation engineering, 112(1), 46-61.
  • Ferreira, P. A., & Lopez-Pita, A. (2015). Numerical modelling of high speed train/track system for the reduction of vibration levels and maintenance needs of railway tracks. Construction and Building Materials, 79, 14-21.
  • Luo, Y., (1999). A model for predicting the effect of temperature force of continuous welded rail track. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, 213(2), pp.117-124.
  • Luo, Y., Li, L. and Yin, H., (2010). A dynamic analysis of a continuous welded rail track under a longitudinal stress caused by temperature changes. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, 224(2), pp.91-101.
  • Ruge, P., & Birk, C. (2007). Longitudinal forces in continuously welded rails on bridgedecks due to nonlinear track–bridge interaction. Computers & structures, 85(7), 458-475.
  • Ryjáček, P., & Vokáč, M. (2014). Long-term monitoring of steel railway bridge interaction with continuous welded rail. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 99, 176-186.
  • Xu, P., Sun, Q., Liu, R. and Wang, F., 2011. A short-range prediction model for track quality index. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, 225(3), pp.277-285.
  • Ziyaeifar, M. (2005). Interaction study of train–bridge–track systems using Maxwell model. Vehicle System Dynamics, 43(11), 771-794.

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