Parameters Analysis of Train Running Performance on High-Speed Bridge during Earthquake
A model of coupled vehicle-bridge system excited by earthquake and irregular track is established for studying train running performance on high-speed bridge during earthquake, by the methods of bridge structure dynamics and vehicle dynamics. The results indicate that under Qian’an earthquake waves vehicle dynamical responses hardly vary with the increasing-height pier, but vehicle dynamical responses increase evidently while the height of pier is 18m, which the natural vibration frequency is approaching to dominant frequency of earthquake waves. Dynamic responses are linearly increasing with earthquake wave strength. Dynamic response of vehicles including lateral car body accelerations and every safety evaluation index all increase with train speed, so the influences of train speed must be taken into account in evaluating running safety of vehicles on bridge during earthquakes, but lateral displacement of bridge is varying irregularly. Dynamic responses and lateral displacement of bridge reduce under the higher dominant frequency of earthquake wave. Derailment coefficient, later wheel-rail force and lateral vehicle acceleration become small with increasing damping ratio. Vertical vehicle acceleration and reduction rate of wheel load are hardly varying with damping ratio.
Y. S. Lin et al., "Parameters Analysis of Train Running Performance on High-Speed Bridge during Earthquake", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 163-167, pp. 4457-4463, 2011