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Discrete Element Modeling of Railroad Ballast Behavior

Document Series
Technical Reports
Author
Federal Railroad Administration
Report Number
DOT/FRA/ORD-18/20
Office
RPD-31
Subject Laboratory, Testing
Keywords
Ballast behavior, discrete element modeling, DEM, Discrete Element Method, triaxial test, fouling, dynamic train loading, ballast degradation and image analysis

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Last updated: Friday, July 13, 2018