A Comparative Study between the Deterministic and Probabilistic Approach Analysis on Buckling Stability of CWR Tracks

CWR 궤도의 좌굴 안정성에 대한 결정론적 해석과 확률론적 해석 비교

  • 배현웅 (충남대학교, 토목공학과) ;
  • 최진유 (한국철도기술연구원, 차륜궤도연구실) ;
  • 신정상 (코레일, 대전충남본부 시설처) ;
  • 김종중 (코레일, 대전시설사업소) ;
  • 임남형 (충남대학교, 토목공학과)
  • Published : 2011.05.26

Abstract

The buckling characteristics of the continuous welded rail track(CWR) is uncertainly varied by many influence factors, such as rail temperature, operating conditions of a train and maintenance of the track etc. Therefore, applying the probabilistic approach method is essential to rationally consider uncertainty and randomness of the various parameters that affect the track buckling. In this study, the probabilistic approach analysis was carried out and the results were compared with the deterministic approach using the buckling probability evaluation system of CWR tracks developed by our research team. From the comparison, it was identified that a probabilistic approach can quantitatively assess the reliability of the CWR tracks based on failure probability and can be used as a tool for decision making in track design, maintenance and operating etc.

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Supported by : 국토해양부