SUPERELEVATION RAMPS AND DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS

GESTALTUNG DER UEBERHOEHUNGSRAMPEN

The author describes and compares various types of superelevation ramp design from the point of view of vehicle running dynamics and track construction. He concludes that the optimal solution is the "S" shaped ramp formed by 2-second degree parabolas and in use for some 40 years now.

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    Dr Arthur Tetzlaff Verlag

    Niddastrasse 64
    Frankfurt am Main,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Schramm, G
  • Publication Date: 1975-3

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 95-104
  • Serial:
    • Eisenbahningenieur
    • Volume: 26
    • Issue Number: 3
    • Publisher: Tetzlaff Verlag GmbH
    • ISSN: 0013-2810

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00126998
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Railway Documentation, Selection of
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 18 1976 12:00AM