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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2018, Article ID 3730649, 16 pages
Research Article

Key Characteristics of a Floating Slab Track Based on Longitudinal Interaction Analysis

1Department of Civil Engineering, Kyung Hee University, Yongin, Gyeonggi-do 17104, Republic of Korea
2Department of Transportation System Engineering, Graduate School of Transportation, Korea National University of Transportation, Gyeonggi-do 16106, Republic of Korea
3Department of Civil Engineering, University of Colorado Denver, 1200 Larimer Street, Denver, CO 80217, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Heeyoung Lee; and Wonseok Chung;

Received 26 January 2018; Revised 23 April 2018; Accepted 6 May 2018; Published 26 July 2018

Academic Editor: Francesco Pellicano

Copyright © 2018 Goo Sam Jee et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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