Feature Railway Applications

Railway Bridge Applications from  China and Taiwan

Taiwan High Speed Rail – Section C270
Taiwan, Yun LIn high speed railway C270
fluid viscous dampers tiawan high speed railway

High speed railway bridge sections used dampers to control movement at expansion joints during earthquake and train braking events. Analysis determined relative movements and stresses within the rails under earthquake loading as well nonlinear soil-structure analysis determined stresses in piles and pile caps. A total of 34 viscous fluid dampers were used in this application.

Tiawan High Speed Railway Lock up devices
Tianjin Qinhuangdao Bridge – China, Beijing

For this new high speed railway bridge 50 Lock up Devices were used to control bridge deck movement during a seismic event.

Tiangjin Qinghuangdao New railway bridge


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