MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 86, 20165th International Scientific Conference “Integration, Partnership and Innovation in Construction Science and Education”
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||1 Structural mechanics|
|Published online||28 November 2016|
Viscoelastic dynamic models of resilient elements used in railway tracks
1 Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Institute of Roads and Bridges, 16 Armii Ludowej Ave., 00-637 Warsaw, Poland
2 TINES Capital Group SA, TINES Railway, 23 Ciepłownicza St., 31-574 Cracow, Poland
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The paper presents selected theoretical aspects concerning viscoelastic dynamic modelling of resilient elements used in railway tracks. In order to characterize the research methodology for resilient mats in railway tracks, German Standards [1-4] are used herein. The main goal of the paper is to demonstrate the procedure of insertion loss calculation for a single degree of freedom truck system containing under-ballast mats. Selected results of certain dynamic characteristics of resilient truck systems (transmissibility, Bode and Nyquist plots etc.) are also discussed. The results of calculations visualized in graphs, were obtained by using own applications written in programming language MATLAB.
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