• Structural response of monoblock railway concrete sleepers ...

    Prestressed concrete sleepers are the most commonly used type of railway sleepers in ballasted railway track. They have a strong influence on track performance, track stiffness and railway safety.

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    Sep 12, 2011· Kaewunruen, S., Remennikov, A. M. Static behaviour and testing of railway prestressed concrete sleepers, Research Report, 2005, CRC for Railway Engineering and Technologies December. Google Scholar 12.

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    The principal causes of cracking in prestressed concrete sleepers are the dynamic loads induced by track irregularities and imperfections in the wheel-rail contact and the in-phase and out-of-phase track resonances. The most affected points are the mid-span and rail-seat sections of the sleepers.

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    1 Structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers produced with High Performance Recycled Aggregate Concrete Andreu Gonzalez-Corominas1, Miren Etxeberria1*, Ignasi Fernandez2 1 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Jordi Girona, 1-3 B1 building, Barcelona 08034, Spain.

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    The modified compression field theory for ultimate strength behaviours of concrete sleepers will be highlighted in this study. The outcome of this study will enable the new design and calculation methods for prestressed concrete sleepers with holes and web opening that practically benefits civil, track and structural engineers in railway industry.

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    Keywords: recycled aggregate concrete, high performance concrete,, prestressed concrete, sleeper. 12 . railway sustainability. 13 . Abstract 14 A comparative analysis of the structural of prestressed concrete sleepers made with High behaviour 15 Performance Concrete (HPC) and High Performance Recycled Aggregate Concrete (HPRAC) is

  • Experimental and Numerical Studies of Railway Prestressed ...

    of concrete sleepers under static and impact loads. There have been only a few studies related to the modelling of prestressed concrete sleepers. Most of them predicted the rail seat flexural behaviour of the concrete sleepers, as shown in Figure 1 [2, 6]. Also, since high-capacity impact tests require signifi-

  • A preliminary investigation on structural behaviour of ...

    Dynamic behaviour of these sleepers is not much known in Malaysia. It is intended to study the structural behaviour with context of Malaysian system. This preliminary investigation under the positive bending moment test, experimented for structural behaviour of the Prestressed Concrete Sleeper (PCS) under static load and dynamic loads of 1 ...

  • Analysis of the Influence of Cracked Sleepers under Static ...

    The principal causes of cracking in prestressed concrete sleepers are the dynamic loads induced by track irregularities and imperfections in the wheel-rail contact and the in-phase and out-of-phase track resonances. The most affected points are the mid-span and rail-seat sections of the sleepers. Central and rail-seat crack detection require visual inspections, as legislation establishes, and ...

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    Investigations of static and dynamic performance of railway prestressed concrete sleepers By Alex Remennikov Conversion of AS1085. 14 for prestressed concrete sleeepers to limit states design format

  • Fatigue behaviour of steel-fibre-reinforced concrete beams ...

    Fatigue behaviour of steel-fibre-reinforced concrete beams and prestressed sleepers. The design of reinforced concrete and prestressed concrete structures subjected to cyclic loading, such as bridge deck slabs, bridge girders, railway tracks, and offshore installations, necessitate the consideration of …

  • Capacity Analysis of Railway Concrete Sleeper

    Prepare this paper as a source of document for prestressed concrete sleeper design which will optimize the railway sleeper design parameter. 1.3. Research Scope Increasing the existing capacity of prestressed concrete sleeper, Analyze the static and dynamic behaviour of the existing sleeper,

  • Structural Behaviours of Railway Prestressed Concrete ...

    Jan 01, 2016· The modified compression field theory for ultimate strength behaviours of concrete sleepers will be highlighted in this study. The outcome of this study will enable the new design and calculation methods for prestressed concrete sleepers with holes and web opening that practically benefits civil, track and structural engineers in railway industry.

  • Parametric Studies Into Creep and Shrinkage ...

    can further result in structural damages in concrete sleepers when excessive time-dependent behaviors are present. Creep and shrinkage responses can largely influence the durability and long-term behaviors of prestressed concrete railway sleepers (Wakui and Okuda,1999;Gustavson,2002). A number of material models have been developed to predict

  • Structural behaviour and failure mechanisms of concrete ...

    Loading tests on concrete sleepers have been reported, for example, by Thun [7] and Gustavson [1]. Departing from them and other available literary sources, the focus of this study was on structural behaviour during static and dynamic loading of different types of concrete sleepers with different service histories. 2.

  • IMPACT RESPONSES OF PRESTRESSING TENDONS IN …

    dynamic response, and the impact resistance of the prestressed concrete sleepers [4]. A major research task at the University of Wollongong is to evaluate the dynami c responses of con-crete sleepers under static and impact loads. There have been only a few studies related to the modelling of prestressed concrete sleepers.

  • Determination of Prestressing Force in Railway Concrete ...

    Oct 05, 2015· Prestressed concrete has played a significant role in maintaining the high endurance of the sleepers under low to moderate repeated impact loads. Despite the most common use of the prestressed concrete sleepers in railway tracks, their remaining lives are not deeply appreciated nor taken into account for track maintenance and renewal.

  • Structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers ...

    A comparative analysis of the structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers made with high performance concrete (HPC) and high performance recycled aggregate concrete (HPRAC) is presented in this study. Two types of HPRAC sleepers were

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    20161118- 2016, RILEM.A comparative analysis of the structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers made with high performance concrete (HPC) Service Online and Implementation of Recycled Concrete Aggregate in the GCC. Get Price; Functions of Track Design Dte. Duties of officers

  • Structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers ...

    In the centre section tests a comparative study between the experimental results and the proposed values of four assessment methods of ultimate capacity was carried out. Dynamic load and fatigue tests were also performed at the rail-seat section. The HPRACs and HPC sleepers met all the structural requirements for prestressed concrete sleepers.

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    10%· Oct 31, 2016· A comparative analysis of the structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers made with high performance concrete (HPC) and high performance recycled aggregate concrete (HPRAC) is presented in this study. Two types of HPRAC sleepers were tested, using 50 and of recycled concrete aggregate (RCA) in replacement of coarse natural …

  • BOND STRESS-SLIP OF STRAND IN PRESTRESSED CONCRETE …

    (nominal strength) and 7-wire prestressing strands replicating typical prestressed concrete sleepers produced in New Zealand. The results provide good information on strand stress-slip magnitudes in a typical prestressed concrete sleeper, which will be useful in understanding strand slippage failure behaviour.

  • Acoustic Emission Behaviour of Prestressed Concrete ...

    The Acoustic Emission monitoring was carried out on two prestressed concrete sleepers (PCS) of type M41 which is commonly used in Belgian railways. The two PCS used in this work were kindly availed by a Belgian concrete manufacturing company called Dupuis. The properties of the sleepers were reported as follows: concrete class of C50/60,

  • A Review of Behaviour of Prestressed Concrete Sleepers

    Prestressed concrete sleepers (PCSs) are the most commonly used type of sleepers. They play an essential role in track performance, behaviour and safety. The focus of the published literature on PCSs has primarily been on quantification of dynamic load and resulting structural behaviour of sleepers, interaction with other components of track and failure mechanisms.

  • Structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers ...

    Oct 31, 2016· A comparative analysis of the structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers made with high performance concrete (HPC) and high performance recycled aggregate concrete (HPRAC) is presented in this study. Two types of HPRAC sleepers were tested, using 50 and of recycled concrete aggregate (RCA) in replacement of coarse natural aggregates. The RCA employed …

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    Investigated experimentally and numerically, the behavior of prestressed concrete railway sleepers with M60 grade concrete modified with SBR latex and polypropylene fibres, The load deflection curves and failure modes was found to be in good agreement with the experimental results for all the sleepers (Harish, 2016; Sakdirat Kaewunruen and Alex ...

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    induce damage [17]. Therefore, railway engineers need to improve the performance of prestressed concrete sleepers, especially to improve functionality under extreme weather. The time-dependent behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers largely depends on environmental factors [18]. Figure 1.

  • Structural response of monoblock railway concrete sleepers ...

    Prestressed concrete sleepers are the most commonly used type of railway sleepers in ballasted railway track. They have a strong influence on track performance, track stiffness and railway safety.

  • Reliability-based conversion of a structural design code ...

    Sep 12, 2011· Kaewunruen, S., Remennikov, A. M. Static behaviour and testing of railway prestressed concrete sleepers, Research Report, 2005, CRC for Railway Engineering and Technologies December. Google Scholar 12.

  • Fatigue Behavior of Steel-Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Beams ...

    Oct 01, 2013· ASCE Subject Headings: Load tests, Concrete beams, Steel fibers, Fatigue tests, Fatigue (material), Material properties, Structural behavior, Cyclic loads Journal of Structural Engineering Vol. 141, Issue 4 (April 2015)

  • Analysis of the influence of cracked sleepers under static ...

    The principal causes of cracking in prestressed concrete sleepers are the dynamic loads induced by track irregularities and imperfections in the wheel-rail contact and the in-phase and out-of-phase track resonances. The most affected points are the mid-span and rail-seat sections of the sleepers.

  • Structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers ...

    1 Structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers produced with High Performance Recycled Aggregate Concrete Andreu Gonzalez-Corominas1, Miren Etxeberria1*, Ignasi Fernandez2 1 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Jordi Girona, 1-3 B1 building, Barcelona 08034, Spain.

  • "Structural behaviours of railway prestressed concrete ...

    The modified compression field theory for ultimate strength behaviours of concrete sleepers will be highlighted in this study. The outcome of this study will enable the new design and calculation methods for prestressed concrete sleepers with holes and web opening that practically benefits civil, track and structural engineers in railway industry.

  • Structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers ...

    Keywords: recycled aggregate concrete, high performance concrete,, prestressed concrete, sleeper. 12 . railway sustainability. 13 . Abstract 14 A comparative analysis of the structural of prestressed concrete sleepers made with High behaviour 15 Performance Concrete (HPC) and High Performance Recycled Aggregate Concrete (HPRAC) is

  • Experimental and Numerical Studies of Railway Prestressed ...

    of concrete sleepers under static and impact loads. There have been only a few studies related to the modelling of prestressed concrete sleepers. Most of them predicted the rail seat flexural behaviour of the concrete sleepers, as shown in Figure 1 [2, 6]. Also, since high-capacity impact tests require signifi-

  • A preliminary investigation on structural behaviour of ...

    Dynamic behaviour of these sleepers is not much known in Malaysia. It is intended to study the structural behaviour with context of Malaysian system. This preliminary investigation under the positive bending moment test, experimented for structural behaviour of the Prestressed Concrete Sleeper (PCS) under static load and dynamic loads of 1 ...

  • Analysis of the Influence of Cracked Sleepers under Static ...

    The principal causes of cracking in prestressed concrete sleepers are the dynamic loads induced by track irregularities and imperfections in the wheel-rail contact and the in-phase and out-of-phase track resonances. The most affected points are the mid-span and rail-seat sections of the sleepers. Central and rail-seat crack detection require visual inspections, as legislation establishes, and ...

  • (PDF) Rotational capacity of railway prestressed concrete ...

    Investigations of static and dynamic performance of railway prestressed concrete sleepers By Alex Remennikov Conversion of AS1085. 14 for prestressed concrete sleeepers to limit states design format

  • Fatigue behaviour of steel-fibre-reinforced concrete beams ...

    Fatigue behaviour of steel-fibre-reinforced concrete beams and prestressed sleepers. The design of reinforced concrete and prestressed concrete structures subjected to cyclic loading, such as bridge deck slabs, bridge girders, railway tracks, and offshore installations, necessitate the consideration of …

  • Capacity Analysis of Railway Concrete Sleeper

    Prepare this paper as a source of document for prestressed concrete sleeper design which will optimize the railway sleeper design parameter. 1.3. Research Scope Increasing the existing capacity of prestressed concrete sleeper, Analyze the static and dynamic behaviour of the existing sleeper,

  • Structural Behaviours of Railway Prestressed Concrete ...

    Jan 01, 2016· The modified compression field theory for ultimate strength behaviours of concrete sleepers will be highlighted in this study. The outcome of this study will enable the new design and calculation methods for prestressed concrete sleepers with holes and web opening that practically benefits civil, track and structural engineers in railway industry.

  • Parametric Studies Into Creep and Shrinkage ...

    can further result in structural damages in concrete sleepers when excessive time-dependent behaviors are present. Creep and shrinkage responses can largely influence the durability and long-term behaviors of prestressed concrete railway sleepers (Wakui and Okuda,1999;Gustavson,2002). A number of material models have been developed to predict

  • Structural behaviour and failure mechanisms of concrete ...

    Loading tests on concrete sleepers have been reported, for example, by Thun [7] and Gustavson [1]. Departing from them and other available literary sources, the focus of this study was on structural behaviour during static and dynamic loading of different types of concrete sleepers with different service histories. 2.

  • IMPACT RESPONSES OF PRESTRESSING TENDONS IN …

    dynamic response, and the impact resistance of the prestressed concrete sleepers [4]. A major research task at the University of Wollongong is to evaluate the dynami c responses of con-crete sleepers under static and impact loads. There have been only a few studies related to the modelling of prestressed concrete sleepers.

  • Determination of Prestressing Force in Railway Concrete ...

    Oct 05, 2015· Prestressed concrete has played a significant role in maintaining the high endurance of the sleepers under low to moderate repeated impact loads. Despite the most common use of the prestressed concrete sleepers in railway tracks, their remaining lives are not deeply appreciated nor taken into account for track maintenance and renewal.

  • Structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers ...

    A comparative analysis of the structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers made with high performance concrete (HPC) and high performance recycled aggregate concrete (HPRAC) is presented in this study. Two types of HPRAC sleepers were

  • design of prestressed concrete sleepers ppt

    20161118- 2016, RILEM.A comparative analysis of the structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers made with high performance concrete (HPC) Service Online and Implementation of Recycled Concrete Aggregate in the GCC. Get Price; Functions of Track Design Dte. Duties of officers

  • Structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers ...

    In the centre section tests a comparative study between the experimental results and the proposed values of four assessment methods of ultimate capacity was carried out. Dynamic load and fatigue tests were also performed at the rail-seat section. The HPRACs and HPC sleepers met all the structural requirements for prestressed concrete sleepers.

  • Structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers ...

    10%· Oct 31, 2016· A comparative analysis of the structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers made with high performance concrete (HPC) and high performance recycled aggregate concrete (HPRAC) is presented in this study. Two types of HPRAC sleepers were tested, using 50 and of recycled concrete aggregate (RCA) in replacement of coarse natural …

  • BOND STRESS-SLIP OF STRAND IN PRESTRESSED CONCRETE …

    (nominal strength) and 7-wire prestressing strands replicating typical prestressed concrete sleepers produced in New Zealand. The results provide good information on strand stress-slip magnitudes in a typical prestressed concrete sleeper, which will be useful in understanding strand slippage failure behaviour.

  • Acoustic Emission Behaviour of Prestressed Concrete ...

    The Acoustic Emission monitoring was carried out on two prestressed concrete sleepers (PCS) of type M41 which is commonly used in Belgian railways. The two PCS used in this work were kindly availed by a Belgian concrete manufacturing company called Dupuis. The properties of the sleepers were reported as follows: concrete class of C50/60,

  • A Review of Behaviour of Prestressed Concrete Sleepers

    Prestressed concrete sleepers (PCSs) are the most commonly used type of sleepers. They play an essential role in track performance, behaviour and safety. The focus of the published literature on PCSs has primarily been on quantification of dynamic load and resulting structural behaviour of sleepers, interaction with other components of track and failure mechanisms.

  • Structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers ...

    Oct 31, 2016· A comparative analysis of the structural behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers made with high performance concrete (HPC) and high performance recycled aggregate concrete (HPRAC) is presented in this study. Two types of HPRAC sleepers were tested, using 50 and of recycled concrete aggregate (RCA) in replacement of coarse natural aggregates. The RCA employed …

  • Top PDF concrete sleepers - 1Library

    Investigated experimentally and numerically, the behavior of prestressed concrete railway sleepers with M60 grade concrete modified with SBR latex and polypropylene fibres, The load deflection curves and failure modes was found to be in good agreement with the experimental results for all the sleepers (Harish, 2016; Sakdirat Kaewunruen and Alex ...

  • Effect of Extreme Climate on Topology of Railway ...

    induce damage [17]. Therefore, railway engineers need to improve the performance of prestressed concrete sleepers, especially to improve functionality under extreme weather. The time-dependent behaviour of prestressed concrete sleepers largely depends on environmental factors [18]. Figure 1.