2 Parameters for track design
3 Bearing capacity of ballasted tracks
4 Thickness of granular layer
5 Effect of confining pressure and frequency on ballast breakage
6 Impact of ballast fouling on rail tracks
7 Application of geosynthetics in railway tracks
8 UOW – constitutive model for ballast
9 Sub-ballast and filtration layer – design procedure
10 Practical design examples
11 Appendix A: Introduction of SMART tool for track design
12 Appendix B: Unique geotechnical and rail testing equipment at the University of Wollongong
Buddhima Indraratna is Professor of Civil Engineering at the Centre for Geomechanics and Railway Engineering at the University of Wollongong, Australia.
Trung Ngo is Research Fellow at the School of Civil, Mining and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wollongong, Australia.