A Unified Approach for the Prediction of Vibration Induced by Underground Metro

In this paper a methodological approach employing a mathematical model to evaluate the vibration level transmitted by railway traffic is proposed. The originality of the approach is related to the explicit coupling of a vibration generation model which is based on the dynamic interaction between the railway vehicle and the superstructure with a vibration propagation model that analyses the dynamic interaction between the railway superstructure and the underlying soil/structures. The vibration level provided by the prediction model has been compared with vibration measurements carried out on a test site located along the Turin underground line, which employs rubber-tyred vehicles.


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  • Accession Number: 01485740
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 27 2013 2:38PM