Dynamic analysis of an existing arch railway bridge according to Eurocodes

Radosław Oleszek , W. Radomski


Modern regulations concerning railway bridges are based on the approach of structural dynamics, which is described in PN-EN standards. This paper presents the results of theoretical dynamic analysis of the HSLM-A train set loading on the structure of a pre-stressed concrete arch bridge - the first railway bridge of its type which was built in Poland (completed in 1959). The recommendations of PN-EN have been followed and modal analysis was carried out to define the sensitivity of the structure to chosen eigenforms. Additionally the paper presents a course of calculations and the conclusions obtained from the analysis of displacements, accelerations, and bending moments induced in the structure through a simulated passage of a high-speed train in the context of the requirements of PN-EN Standards. The conclusions from the current calculations can be used for dynamic analysis of bridges of similar structural solutions.
Author Radosław Oleszek (FCE / IRB)
Radosław Oleszek,,
- The Institute of Roads and Bridges
, W. Radomski - [Lodz University of Technology]
W. Radomski,,
Journal seriesArchives of Civil Engineering, [Archiwum Inżynierii Lądowej], ISSN 1230-2945
Issue year2016
Publication size in sheets0.9
Keywords in Polishmost łukowy, beton spre ony, pociagi szybkobie ne, HSLM, analiza dynamiczna
Keywords in Englishdynamic response, high-speed trains, prestressed concrete, numerical model, HSLM, dynamic factor
ASJC Classification2205 Civil and Structural Engineering
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)15
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 15.0, 23-10-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 15.0, 23-10-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 2; Scopus Citations = 2; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2016 = 0.623
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