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Development of Advanced Methods for Theoretical Prediction of Shakedown Stress States and Physically Based Enhancement of Experimental Data: Volume III
Keywords: Residual Stress, Neural Networks, Mathematical Modeling
Abstract: A neural network approach to theoretical prediction of required residual stresses is considered here. Artificial neural networks trained well and long enough on residual...
A neural network approach to theoretical prediction of required residual stresses is considered here. Artificial neural networks trained well and long enough on residual...
Intercity Freight and Passenger Rail: State and Local Project Reference Guide - Public-Private Partnership and TEA-21
Keywords: Mergers, Rail Project Opportunities, Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
Abstract: [From the Introduction] On June 9, 1998, the President signed into law PL 105-178, the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) authorizing highway, highway safety...
Keywords: Damage Tolerance Analysis, Fatigue Crack Growth Test
Abstract: In 1992, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended that tank car structures be designed using a damage-tolerant philosophy similar to that utilized by the aircraft...
Considerations for the Development of Alloys Suitable for Use in In-Line Hardening of Rails, Wheels, and Tank Car Plate having Lower Bainite Microstructures
Keywords: Bainite Nose, Isothermal, Martensite, Pearlite, Quench, Transformation Temperature
Abstract: In-line hardening of rails to produce a very fine pearlitic microstructure has become a commercial reality. A question that this report seeks to answer is whether or not it is...
Keywords: Damage Tolerance Analysis, Full-Scale Fatigue Crack Growth
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration, with supplemental support from the Railway Progress Institute, contracted with the Association of American Railraods (AAR), Transportation...