An Analytical Study on the Effects of the Compensation Cant in case of Superimposition of Vertical and Horizontal Circular Curves

평면원곡선과 종곡선 경합시 보정캔트의 효과에 대한 해석적 연구

  • 엄주환 (한국철도기술연구원 신교통연구본부) ;
  • 최일윤 (한국철도기술연구원 신교통연구본부) ;
  • 박찬경 (한국철도기술연구원 시험인증안전센터) ;
  • 이성혁 (한국철도기술연구원 고속철도연구본부) ;
  • 김은 (한국철도기술연구원 고속철도연구본부)
  • Received : 2011.09.15
  • Accepted : 2011.12.01
  • Published : 2011.12.26


Superimposition of horizontal and vertical curves occurs frequently owing to geographical conditions. It may hamper train ride comfort and running safety and inflate maintenance costs. In this study, when the horizontal and vertical curves are superimposed, in order to analyze the effects of the compensation cant, the analytical study for running safety, ride comfort and track forces was performed in high speed line. From the analysis results, it was found that it is better to apply the compensation cant at superimposition part.


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