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2018

Luck, B.R., Vigilante, G.N., Ethier, C.L., Troiano, E.J., Marquis, B., Yu, H., and Jeong, D.Y. “Railroad Rails Containing Electrode-Induced Pitting from Pressure Electric Welding,” Proceedings of the 2018 Joint Rail Conference, JRC2018-6141, April 2018.
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2016

Tunna, J., Gordon, J., Jeong, D.Y., Patrick, C., “Controls to Eliminate Broken Rails in Service,” Proceedings of the 2016 Joint Rail Conference, JRC2016-5705, April 2016.
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Frison, B., Jeong, D.Y., “Rail Integrity Experience on the Washington Metro System,” Proceedings of the 2016 Joint Rail Conference, JRC2016-5710, April 2016.
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2014

Jeong, D.Y., Bruzek, R., Tajaddini, A., “Engineering Studies on Joint Bar Integrity, Part I: Field Surveys and Observed Failure Modes,” Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Rail Conference, JRC2014-3706, April 2014.
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Carolan, M.E., Jeong, D.Y., Perlman, A.B., “Engineering Studies on Joint Bar Integrity, Part II:  Finite Element Analysis,” Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Rail Conference, JRC2014-3708, April 2014.
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2013

Jeong, D.Y., Perlman, A.B., "Analysis of Minimum Rail Size in Heavy Axle Load Environment," Proceedings of the 2013 Joint Rail Conference, JRC2013-2401, Knoxville, Tennessee, April 2013.

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2012

Jeong, D.Y., Carolan, M.E., Yu, H., Perlman, A.B., "Fracture Mechanics and Beam Theory Analyses of Semi-Elliptical Cracks Originating in the Base of Rail,” Proceedings of the 2012 ASME/ASCE/IEEE Joint Rail Conference, JRC2012-74027, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 2012.

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2011

Jeong, D.Y., Perlman, A.B., "Estimating Track Capacity Based on Rail Stresses and Metal Fatigue," Proceedings of the 2011 ASME Rail Transportation Fall Technical Conference, RTDF2011-67001, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 2011.

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2009

Lyons, M.L., Jeong, D.Y., Gordon, J.E., "Fracture Mechanics Approach to Estimate Rail Wear Limits," Proceedings of the 2009 ASME Rail Transportation Fall Technical Conference, RTDF2009-18035, Fort Worth, Texas, October 2009.

Jeong, D.Y., Gordon, J.E., “Evaluation of Rail Test Frequencies Using Risk Analysis,” Proceedings of the 2009 ASME Joint Rail Conference, JRC2009-63009, March 2009.
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2007

Talamini, B., Jeong, D.Y., and Gordon, J., “Estimation of the Fatigue Life of Railroad Joint Bars," ASME/IEEE Joint Rail Conference & Internal Combustion Engine Spring Technical Conference, Pueblo, CO, March 2007.
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2006

Talamini, B.T., Perlman, A.B., and Gordon, J., “Development of a Standard for New Passenger Car Wheel Designs,” International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exhibition, Chicago, IL, November 2006.
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Liu, S., Perlman, A.B., and Gordon, J., “Residual Stresses in Passenger Car Wheels,” International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exhibition, Chicago, IL, November 2006.
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2005

McMaster, F.J., Robledo, G.B., and Gordon, J., “Fatigue Performance of AAR Class A Railroad Wheel Steel at Ambient and Elevated Temperatures,” International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exhibition, Orlando, FL, November 2005.
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Gordon, J. and Stone, D.H., “Development of a Passenger Wheel Standard,” International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exhibition, Orlando, FL, November 2005.
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Talamini, B.T., Gordon, J. and Perlman, A.B., “Investigation of the Effects of Sliding on Wheel Tread Surface Damage,” International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exhibition, Orlando, FL, November 2005.
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2004

Talamini, B., Gordon, J., and Perlman, A.B. "Finite Element Estimation of the Residual Stresses in Roller-Straightened Rail," International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Anaheim, CA, November 2004.
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Gordon, J. and Perlman, A.B., "Effect of Wear and Service Conditions on Residual Stresses in Commuter Car Wheels," 14th International Wheelset Congress, Orlando, FL, September 2004.
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Orringer, O., "Control of Rail Integrity by Self-Adaptive Scheduling of Rail Tests," Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-90/05, June 1990.
This report is a facsimile, reproduced from a scanned copy of the original report. Some differences between this facsimile and the original may be found. For example, known errors in the original report have been corrected using word processing software. The report is also listed below under "1990" as this was the year in which the report was originally published.
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2003

Gordon, J. and Perlman, A.B., "Estimation of Residual Stresses in Railroad Commuter Car Wheels Following Manufacture," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-03/24, June 2003.
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Jeong, D.Y., "Analytical Modelling of Rail Defects and Its Applications to Rail Defect Management," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA, in support of the UIC World Executive Council Joint Research Project on Rail Defect Management, January 2003.
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Jeong, D.Y., "Correlations Between Rail Defect Growth Data and Engineering Analyses, Part I: Laboratory Tests," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA, in support of the UIC World Executive Council Joint Research Project on Rail Defect Management, May 2003 (updated).
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Jeong, D.Y., "Correlations Between Rail Defect Growth Data and Engineering Analyses, Part II: Field Tests," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA, in support of the UIC World Executive Council Joint Research Project on Rail Defect Management, January 2003.
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McMaster, F. and McKeighan, P., "Fatigue Behavior of Railcar Wheel Steel at Ambient and Elevated Temperature," Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-03/19, August 2003.
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2002

Steele, R.K., "Steel Alloys with Lower Bainite Microstructures for Use in Railroad Cars and Track," Metallurgical Consulting Services, Inc., Vernon, CT, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-01/15, January 2002.
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2001

Gordon, J. and Perlman, A.B., "Effects of Service Conditions on the As-Manufactured Residual Stress Distribution in Commuter Car Wheels," 13th International Wheelset Congress, Rome, Italy, September 2001.
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Jeong, D.Y., "Progress on Rail Integrity Research," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-01/18, October 2001.
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1999

Czarnek,R., "Experimental Determination of Release Fields in Cut Railroad Car Wheels," Concurrent Technologies Corporation, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-97/06, February 1999.
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Orringer, O., Tang, Y.H., Jeong, D.Y. and Perlman, A.B., "Risk/Benefit Assessment of Delayed Action Concept for Rail Inspection," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-99/03, February 1999.
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1998

Crowe, K.E. and Raj, P.K., "Analyses of Rail Chill Effect," Technology and Management Systems, Inc., Burlington, Massachusetts, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-97/07, June 1998.
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Gordon, J. and Perlman, A.B., "Estimation of Residual Stresses in Railroad Commuter Car Wheels Following Manufacture," International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exhibition, Anaheim, CA, ASME RTD Vol. 15, November 1998.
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Gordon, J. and Perlman, A.B., "Evaluation of Service-Induced Residual Stresses in Railroad Commuter Car Wheels," International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exhibition, Anaheim, CA, ASME RTD Vol. 15, November 1998.
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Jeong, D.Y., Tang, Y.H. and Orringer, O., and Perlman, A.B., "Propagation Analysis of Transverse Defects Originating at the Lower Gage Corner of Rail," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-98/06, December 1998.
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Jeong, D.Y., Tang, Y.H. and Orringer, O., "Estimation of Rail Wear Limits Based on Rail Strength Investigations," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-98/07, December 1998.
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1996

Holowinski, M. and Bobrov, E.S., "Estimation of Actual Residual Stresses Due to Braking and Contact Loading of Rail Vehicle Wheels," Francis Bitter National Magnet Laboratory, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-96/02, March 1996.
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Gordon, J.E. and Orringer, O., "Investigation of the Effects of Braking System Configurations on Thermal Input to Commuter Car Wheels," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-96/06, March 1996.
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1994

Pelloux, R.M. and Grundy, D.C., "Thermomechanical Testing and Microstructural Development of Class L Steel Wheel Alloy," Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-94/01, March 1994.

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1993

Mayville, R.A., and Stringfellow, R.G., “The Development and Application of Rail Defect Fracture Models to Assess Remedial Actions,” Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-93/33, August 1993.
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Orringer, O., Gray, D.E. and McCown, R.J., "Evaluation of Immediate Actions Taken to Deal with Cracking Problems Observed in Wheels of Rail Commuter Cars," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Federal Railroad Administration, Washington, D.C., Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-93/15, July 1993.

Stuart, C. and Yu, S., "Thermal Measurements of Commuter Rail Wheels under Revenue Service Conditions," ENSCO, Inc., Springfield, Virginia, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-93/19, September 1993.

Tang, Y.H., Gordon, J.E., Perlman, A.B. and Orringer, O., "Finite Element Models, Validation and Results for Wheel Temperature and Elastic Thermal Stress Distributions," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-93/17, September 1993.

Tang, Y.H., Gordon, J.E., Perlman, A.B. and Orringer, O., "Stress Reconstruction Analysis of Wheel Saw Cut Tests and Evaluation of Reconstruction Procedure," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-93/18, September 1993.

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1990

Orringer, O., "Control of Rail Integrity by Self-Adaptive Scheduling of Rail Tests," Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-90/05, June 1990.
This report is a facsimile, reproduced from a scanned copy of the original report. Some differences between this facsimile and the original may be found. For example, known errors in the original report have been corrected using word processing software. The report is also listed above under "2004" as this is the year in which the reprint was prepared.
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1988

Orringer, O., Tang, Y.H., Gordon, J.E., Jeong, D.Y., Morris, J.M., and Perlman, A.B., “Crack Propagation Life of Detail Fractures in Rails,” Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-88/13, October 1988.
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