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Investigation of the Effects of Tie Pad Stiffness on the Impact Loading of Concrete Ties in the Northeast Corridor
Keywords: Concrete ties, Fasteners, Track stiffness
Abstract: This investigation was conducated in response to the discovery in June 1980, that rail seat bending cracks had developed in many concrete ties which had been in service on the...