Technical Reports

Embankment Support for a Railroad Test Track: Design Studies

  • 01
  • Aug
  • 1971
AUTHOR: R. J. Dietrich, J. R. Salley
OFFICE: RPD
REPORT NUMBER: FRA-RT-72-07
SUBJECT: Facilities & Test Equipment
KEYWORDS: Geology, Topography, Vibration-measurement, Clay, Bedrock, Soil Strain Measurements
ABSTRACT: The events and considerations leading up to the production of an embankment design for the support of the Kansas test track are described. Included are discussion of: site description, field investigations, laboratory investigations, sub-surface conditions, embankment design, and instrumentation.
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