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Tank Car Structural Integrity: Publications and Papers

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2016

Rakoczy, P., and Carolan, M., “Side Impact Test and Analysis of a DOT-112 Tank Car,” U.S. Department of Transportation, DOT/FRA/ORD-16/38, December 13, 2016.
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Yu, Hailing, and David Y. Jeong, "Impact dynamics and puncture failure of pressurized tank cars with fluid–structure interaction: A multiphase modeling approach," International Journal of Impact Engineering, Volume 90, Pages 12–25, April 2016.
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Jeong, D.Y., Perlman, B., Alexy, K., and González, F., “On Railroad Tank Car Puncture Performance: Part I – Considering Metrics,” Proceedings of the 2016 Joint Rail Conference, JRC2016-5712, April 2016.
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Jeong, D.Y., Carolan, M.E., and Perlman, B., “On Railroad Tank Car Puncture Performance: Part II – Estimating Metrics,” Proceedings of the 2016 Joint Rail Conference, JRC2016-5713, April 2016.
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2015

Kirkpatrick, S., Rakoczy, P., MacNeill R., and Anderson, A., “Side Impact Test and Analyses of a DOT-111 Tank Car,” U.S. Department of Transportation, DOT/FRA/ORD-15/30, October 6, 2015.
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2013

Alexy, J. K., Jeong, D.Y., and González, F., “Monte Carlo Study of Holding Forces for Tank Cars on Grades,” Proceedings of the 2013 Joint Rail Conference, Knoxville, Tennessee, April 2013.
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Carolan, M.E., Jeong, D.Y., Perlman, A.B., Murty, Y.V., Namboordri, S., Kurtz, R., Elzey, R.K., Ananikitpaiboon, S., Tunna, L., and Fries, R., “Application of Welded Steel Sandwich Panels for Tank Car Shell Impact Protection,” Final Report DOT/FRA/ORD-13/19, April 2013.
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2011

Carolan, M.E., Jeong, D.Y., Perlman, A.B., Tang, Y.H., and Gonzalez, F., "Deformation Behavior of Welded Steel Sandwich Panels under Quasi-static Loading," Proceedings of the 2011 ASME Joint Rail Conference, JRC2011-56054, March 2011.

 

Jeong, D.Y., Tang, Y.H., and Perlman, A.B., "Semi-Analytical Approach to Estimate Railroad Tank Car Shell Puncture," Proceedings of the 2011 ASME Joint Rail Conference, JRC2011-56028, Pueblo, Colorado, March 2011.

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Jeong, D.Y., Carolan, M.E., Perlman, A.B., and Tang, Y.H., "Deformation Behavior of Welded Steel Sandwich Panels under Quasi-static Loading," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-11/06, March 2011.

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2009

Yu, H., Tang, Y.H., Gordon, J.E., and Jeong, D.Y., "Modeling the Effect of Fluid-Structure Interaction on the Impact Dynamics of Pressurized Tank Cars," Proceedings of the 2009 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2009-11926, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, November 2009.
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Jeong, D.Y., "Probabilistic Approach to Conditional Probability of Release of Hazardous Materials from Railroad Tank Cars during Accidents," Proceedings of the 2009 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2009-10872, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, November 2009.
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Jeong, D.Y., Tang, Y.H., Yu, H, Lyons, M.L., Gordon, J.E., Orringer, O., and Perlman, A.B., "Engineering Studies on Structural Integrity of Railroad Tank Cars Under Accident Loading Conditions," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-09/18, October 2009.
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Jeong, D.Y., Tyrell, D.C., Carolan, M.E., and Perlman, A.B., "Improved Tank Car Development: Ongoing Studies on Sandwich Structures," Proceedings of the 2009 ASME Joint Rail Conference, JRC2009-63025, March 2009.
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McKeighan, P.C., Jeong, D.Y., and Cardinal, J.W., "Mechanical Properties of Tank Car Steels Retired from the Fleet," Proceedings of the 2009 ASME Joint Rail Conference, JRC2009-63060, March 2009.
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2008

McKeighan, P.C., "Mechanical Properties of Tank Car Steels Retired from the Fleet," Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, Final Report, August 2008.
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Jeong, D.Y., Yu, H., Gordon, J.E., and Tang, Y.H., "Finite Element Analysis of Unnotched Charpy Impact Tests", Proceedings of the Materials Science & Technology 2008 Conference and Exhibition, October 2008.
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Tang, Y.H., Yu, H., Gordon, J.E., and Jeong, D.Y., "Finite Element Analyses of Railroad Tank Car Head Impacts," Proceedings of the 2008 ASME Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference, RDTF2008-74022, September 2008.
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Tang, Y.H., Yu, H., Gordon, J.E., Jeong, D.Y., and Perlman, A.B., "Analysis of Railroad Tank Car Shell Impacts Using Finite Element Method," Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE/ASME Joint Rail Conference, JRC2008-63014, April 2008.
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Carolan, M., Talamini, B., and Tyrell, D., "Update on Ongoing Tank Car Crashworthiness Research: Predicted Performance and Fabrication Approach," Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE/ASME Joint Rail Conference, JRC2008-63052, April 2008.
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2007

Jeong, D.Y., Lyons, M.L., Orringer, O., and Perlman, A.B., "Equations of Motion for Train Derailments," Proceedings of the 2007 ASME Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference, RTDF2007-46009, September 2007.
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Tang, Y.H., Yu, H., Gordon, J.E., Priante, M., Jeong, D.Y., Tyrell, D.C., and Perlman, A.B., "Analysis of Full-Scale Tank Car Shell Impact Tests," Proceedings of the 2007 ASME Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference, RTDF2007-46010, September 2007.
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Tyrell, D.C., Jeong, D.Y., Jacobsen, K., and Martinez, E., "Improved Tank Car Safety Research," Proceedings of the 2007 ASME Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference, RTDF2007-46013, September 2007.
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Tyrell, D.C., Jacobsen, K., Talamini, B., and Carolan, M., "Developing Strategies for Maintaining Tank Car Integrity During Train Accidents," Proceedings of the 2007 ASME Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference, RTDF2007-46015, September 2007.
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Yu, H., Jeong, D.Y., Gordon, J.E., and Tang, Y.H., "Analysis of Impact Energy to Fracture Un-Notched Charpy Specimens Made from Railroad Tank Car Steel," Proceedings of the 2007 ASME Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference, RTDF2007-46038, September 2007.
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Lyons, M.L., Riddell, W.T., and Koch, K.W., "Analysis of Accelerations Measured During Full-Scale Tank Car Impact Tests," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-07/08, April 2007.
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2006

Cardinal, J.W., Feiger, J.H. and McKeighan, P.C., "Fatigue Crack Growth Equations for TC-128B Tank Car Steel," Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, Final Report, October 2006.
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Feiger, J.H., and McKeighan, P.C., "Variable Amplitude Fatigue Crack Growth Characteristics of Railroad Tank Car Steel, Volume III," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-06/04.III, December 2006.
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Jeong, D.Y., Tang, Y.H., and Perlman, A.B., "Engineering Analyses of Railroad Tank Car Head Puncture," Proceedings of 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 5-10, 2006.
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McKeighan, P.C., and Feiger, J.H., "Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior of Tank Car Steel TC-128B Subjected to Various Environments, Volume I," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-06/04.I, December 2006.
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McKeighan, P.C., and Feiger, J.H., "Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior of Tank Car Steel TC-128B Subjected to Various Environments, Volume II – Appendices," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-06/04.II, December 2006.
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Paetsch, C.R., Perlman, A.B., and Jeong, D.Y., "Dynamic Simulation of Train Derailments," Proceedings of 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 5-10, 2006.
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2003

Lyons, M.L, Riddell, W., and Koch, K., "Full Scale Tank Car Coupler Impact Tests," Proceedings of 2003 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and RD&D Exposition, November 15-21, 2003.
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2001

Jeong, D.Y., Tang, Y.H., and Perlman, A.B., "Evaluation of Semi-Empirical Analyses for Railroad Tank Car Puncture Velocity, Part I: Correlations with Experimental Data," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-01/21.I.
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Jeong, D.Y., Tang, Y.H., and Perlman, A.B., "Evaluation of Semi-Empirical Analyses for Railroad Tank Car Puncture Velocity, Part II: Correlations with Engineering Analyses," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-01/21.II.
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1997

Gordon, J.E., Marquis, B.P., Jeong, D.Y., and Perlman, A.B., "Investigation of Residual Stresses in Tank Car Shells in the Vicinity of Weld Ends," Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE/ASME Joint Railroad Conference, March 18-20, 1997.
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1995

Gordon, J.E., and Orringer, O., "Prospects for Making Carbide-free Bainitic Thick Steel Plate by Means of Controlled Quenching: a First Estimate," Proceedings of the 1995 ASME International Mechanical Congress and Exhibition, November 12-17, 1995.
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1992

Coltman, M., and Hazel, M., "Chlorine Tank Car Puncture Resistance Evaluation," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-92/11, June 1992.
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1980

Orringer, O., and Tong, P., "Results and Analysis of the Switchyard Impact Tests," Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA, Report No. DOT/FRA/ORD-80/06, January 1980.
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Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2018