SOME ASPECTS OF DESIGN OF MONOBLOCK PRESTRESSED CONCRETE SLEEPERS

The author discusses the formulae adopted by different railways (the German Federal Railway, the American railways, the Japanese railways, the railways in the Soviet Union, British Raiwlays, the French Railways, and the Italian Railways) in regard to design, dimensions, loading estimates, the reaction of the ballast, flexion, the quality of the concrete, the reinforcement, the rate of compression of the concrete, and the acceptable prestressing tolerances.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Research Designs and Standards Organization

    Alambagh, Lucknow 5,   India 
  • Authors:
    • Sikka, N K
    • SINGH, S P
  • Publication Date: 1972-5

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 12 p.
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00048276
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Railway Documentation, Selection of
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 11 1976 12:00AM