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The Effect of Track Stiffness on Track Performance

  • Konstantinos Tzanakakis
Part of the Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic book series (STTT, volume 2)

Abstract

What is track stiffness? There is not a complete consensus on definitions of track stiffness. The most general understanding defines track stiffness as the elastic rail deflection that takes place under a wheel loading.

Keywords

Track Performance Railway Track Wheel Loading Vertical Stiffness Slab Track 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.AthensGreece

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