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Title: Generation of ground elastic waves by road vehicles
Authors: Krylov, Victor V.
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing (© IMACS)
Citation: KRYLOV, V.V., 2001. Generation of ground elastic waves by road vehicles. Journal of Computational Acoustics, 9 (3), pp. 919-933.
Abstract: Ground elastic waves, or ground-borne vibrations, represent one of the major adverse environmental impacts of road vehicles, especially of heavy lorries. In the present paper, ground elastic waves generated by road vehicles are investigated theoretically. Two main generation mechanisms are considered. The first one is associated with vehicles travelling on rough or bumpy road surfaces, in particular over road humps installed at some sensitive road locations as a simple method of traffic calming. The second mechanism of generation is associated with acceleration and braking of road vehicles. General analytical results are illustrated by numerical examples and are compared with the existing experiments.
Description: Electronic version of an article published in the Journal of Computational Acoustics and is available from: http://www.worldscinet.com/jca/jca.shtm. This paper was presented at ICTCA'99, the 4th International Conference on Theoretical and Computational Acoustics, May 1999, Trieste, Italy.
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1142/S0218396X01000632
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/9979
Publisher Link: http://www.worldscinet.com/jca/jca.shtml
http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0218396X01000632
ISSN: 0218-396X
Appears in Collections:Published Articles (Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering)

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