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A STUDY ON THE MINIMUM CROSS-SECTIONAL AREA OF HIGH-SPEED RAILWAY TUNNEL SATISFYING PASSENGER EAR DISCOMFORT CRITERIA
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A STUDY ON THE MINIMUM CROSS-SECTIONAL AREA OF HIGH-SPEED RAILWAY TUNNEL SATISFYING PASSENGER EAR DISCOMFORT CRITERIA
Kwon, H.B.;
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 Abstract
Pressure change inside cabin as well as in tunnel has been calculated to assess the passenger pressure comfort of high-speed train. , a CFD program based on axi-symmetric Navier-Stokes equation and Roe`s FDS has been used to simulate the pressure change in tunnel during a high-speed train passing through it. To present the relative motion between the train and the tunnel, a modified patched grid scheme based on the structured grid system has been employed. The simulation program has been validated by comparing the simulation results with field measurements. Extensive parametric study has been conducted for various train speed, tunnel cross-sectional area and tunnel length to the pressure change in cabin. KTX-Sancheon(KTX2) high-speed train has been chosen for simulation and the train speed have been varied from 200 km/h to 375 km/h. The tunnel length has been varied from 300 m to 7.5 km and tunnel area from to . Total 504 simulations have been conducted varying the parameters. Based on the database produced from the parametric simulations, minimum tunnel cross-sectional area has been surveyed for various train speeds based on Korean regulation on pressure change in cabin.
 Keywords
High-speed railway;Passenger ear discomfort;Railway Tunnel;CFD;air-tightness;
 Language
Korean
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