Aerodynamic Resistance of Trains Running Through a Tunnel

by Miroš Pirner, Czechoslovak Acad of Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic,
Ondřej Fischer, Czechoslovak Acad of Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic,
Jiří Náprstek, Czechoslovak Acad of Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic,
Josef Plechatý, Czechoslovak Acad of Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: High Speed Ground Transportation Systems I: Planning and Engineering

Abstract: In what follows, some previously published results and formulae have been combined in order to obtain an applicable tool for evaluating the energy consumption of trains in tunnel as a function of tunnel cross-section and length.

Subject Headings: Tunnels | Load and resistance factor design | Railroad trains | Energy consumption | Cross sections | Aerodynamics

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