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 ENG  Vol.5 No.9 , September 2013
A Study on the Characteristics for the Ground Vibration Due to the Travelling Tilting Train
Abstract: The development of the tilting train can contribute to solve the economic burden and enhance the transportation means of areas that did not share the benefits of the high speed railway. But the dynamic behavior caused by the interaction between the train and the track as well as the environmental vibrations along the railway should be evaluated to secure the safety of the train and riding comfort. In this paper a study on the characteristics for ground vibration due to the tilting train travelling in the conventional line are carried out. The transmitted load into the ground is computed through a study on the interrelation between the tilting car and the line. This load is applied into the numerical model which is one for the analysis of ground vibration due to the travelling tilting car. The far fields on the numerical model are formed by the absorbing boundary using dashpot, one of the most widely used absorbing boundary in finite element analysis. Using this numerical model, the analysis of the ground vibration characteristics caused by travelling tilting car is performed. From the analysis, it is shown that the transferred load due to the tilting train is larger than that of the conventional train.
Cite this paper: H. Kim, "A Study on the Characteristics for the Ground Vibration Due to the Travelling Tilting Train," Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 9, 2013, pp. 729-734. doi: 10.4236/eng.2013.59087.
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