Dataset for Le Pen, Louis, Milne, David, Thompson, David and Powrie, William (2016) Evaluating railway track support stiffness from trackside measurements in the absence of wheel load data. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 1-46. (doi:10.1139/cgj-2015-0268).
The Archive file contains the following files
Figure2.fig.txt Deflections for varying system moduli
Figure3.fig.txt Deflections for (a) a soft foundation, (b) a stiff foundation
Figure4.fig.txt Fourier transforms for (a) displacement shape function for varying system modulus (b) Loading function for a Pendolino at a speed of 23.9 m/s
Figure5.fig.txt Example spectra for (a) displacement, (b) velocity for a Pendolino with a speed of 23.9 m/s and system modulus of 20 MN/m2
Figure6.fig.txt System modulus calibration curves for the 7th:3rd harmonic velocity amplitude ratios for different train types
Figure8.fig.txt Measured deflection data for (a) an 11 car Pendolino at S1 (b) a 5 car Supervoyager at S1 (c) 6 car Turbostar at S2 (d) a 4 car Electrostar at S4 (deflections determined by filtering and integration of velocities from geophones)
figure9.fig.txt Numerical FFT for measured velocity data from (a) an 11 car Pendolino at S1 (b) a 5 car Supervoyager at S1 (c) 6 car Turbostar at S2 (d) a 4 car Electrostar at S4
Figure11.fig.txt System modulus from site 3 for first 6 sleepers