Observed Long-term Water Content Change in Concrete Track Roadbed by Rainfall

콘크리트궤도노반에서의 강우량에 따른 장기 함수비 변화

Choi, Chanyong;Kim, Hunki;Yang, Sangbeom;Eum, KiYoung

  • Received : 2015.09.25
  • Accepted : 2015.10.28
  • Published : 2015.12.30


In this study, it was performed in characteristics of settlement of roadbed materials with variation of water content using cylinder model device. The ratio of settlement ($R_e$) of subgrade soils in the initial water content were about 2.08, whereas it was increased about 4.06 which resulted in increase two times in the initial water content. Also, it was monitoring long-term to measure variation of the field water contents at concrete track using rainfall measuring sensors. The water content at directly underneath of concrete track rarely seems to affect the variation of water content, but it was increased by about 4% than intial water content with 20 mm/hr rainfall index at slope section. As for the result from the field date, it was determined that the water content of the inner subgrade layer was rarely affect caused by more than 20 mm/h rainfall index during if good drainage system at concrete track properly maintained.


Water content;Concrete track;Cylinder model box;Rainfall


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Grant : 기상재난 선제대응을 위한 스마트 열차운행제어지원기술 개발