Settlement of Embankment and Foundation for Concrete Track of Gyungbu High Speed Railroad (II)

경부고속철도 콘크리트궤도 토공 및 원지반 침하 (II)

  • 김대상 (한국철도기술연구원, 궤도토목연구본부) ;
  • 박성용 (연세대학교 토목공학과) ;
  • 신민호 (한국철도기술연구원, 궤도토목연구본부) ;
  • 이현정 (한국철도시설공단, 건설본부 중부권 PM팀) ;
  • 김현기 (한국철도기술연구원, 궤도토목연구본부)
  • Published : 2007.10.31


An application of concrete track is being activity processed for the construction of Korean railroad. The concrete track has an advantage to decrease the maintenance fee, but is very difficult to control the settlement of ground and embankment consisting of substructure of concrete track below the allowable settlement level. This is the reason why the measurement and evaluation of both ground and embankment settlement before the installation of the concrete track is very important. One ground, a lower subgrade, and five surface settlements are measured to understand the settlement behavior of ground and embankment settlement. The period to measure settlements was more than 1 year after the completion of embankment. In this test site, ground settlement was over during the construction of embankment, but the embankment settlement are being continuously proceeded after the completion of embankment. The settlement velocity gradually is slowing down as time goes by. This paper also analysed the reasons of abrupt settlement increase and concluded that the rainfall was one of the important reason to increase settlement rate.


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