STP Published: 2018

Railroad Ballast Testing and Properties

Editor(s): Timothy D. Stark, Robert H. Swan Jr., Richard Szecsy

Get 14 peer-reviewed papers from the first-ever D18 symposium dedicated to the study of the properties and behavior of railroad ballast.

Industry experts present their research on various best practices for field and laboratory ballast testing. Topics include:

– ballast sampling
– sample transportation and reconstitution
– field testing
– laboratory gradation testing
– direct shear testing
– triaxial compression testing
– large shear box testing

Table of Contents

Theodore R. Sussmann

Buddhima Indraratna, Ngoc Trung Ngo, Sanjay Nimbalkar, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn

Theodore R. Sussmann, Hugh B. Thompson

Kirk M. Scanlan, Michael T. Hendry, C. Derek Martin, Douglas R. Schmitt

Charles P. Oden, Carlton L. Ho, Hamed F. Kashani

Shushu Liu, Hai Huang, Tong Qiu

Abdullah Alsabhan, James Tinjum, Dante Fratta, Tuncer Edil

Timothy D. Stark, Stephen T. Wilk, Robert H. Swan

Jose Estaire, María Santana

Timothy D. Stark, Stephen T. Wilk, Robert H. Swan

Rune Dyvik, Amir M. Kaynia

Miguel Sol-Sánchez, Fernando Moreno-Navarro, M. Carmen Rubio-Gámez

Yin Gao, Shushu Liu, Mike McHenry

Courtney Mulhall, Saleh Balideh, Renato Macciotta, Michael Hendry, Derek Martin, Tom Edwards

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Developed by Committee: D18
Pages: 248
DOI: 10.1520/STP1605-EB
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-7656-0
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-7655-3