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    STP644

    Rail Steels—Developments, Processing, and Use

    Stone DH, Knupp GG
    Published: 1978


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    The symposium on Rail Steels—Developments, Processing, and Use was presented at a meeting held in Denver, Colo., 17-18 Nov. 1976. The symposium was sponsored by the American Society for Testing and Materials through its Committee A01 on Steel, Stainless Steel, and Related Alloys. D. H. Stone, Association of American Railroads, and G. G. Knupp, Bethlehem Steel Corporation, presided as symposium chairmen and editors of this publication.


    Table of Contents

    Introduction

    Discussion

    Summary

    A Review of the Manufacture, Processing, and Use of Rail Steels in North America—A Report of AISI Technical Subcommittee on Rails and Accessories

    The Effect of Mechanical Properties Upon the Performance of Railroad Rails

    Rail Wear Under Heavy Traffic Conditions

    The Assessment of Rail Steels

    A Metallurgical Examination of Control-Cooled, Carbon-Steel Rails with Service-Developed Defects

    Welding of Railroad Rails—A Literature and Industry Survey

    Role of Alloying and Microstructure on the Strength and Toughness of Experimental Rail Steels

    Development of High-Strength Alloyed Rail Steels Suitable for Heavy Duty Applications

    Alloy Steels for High-Strength, As-Rolled Rails

    Some Features and Metallurgical Considerations of Surface Defects In Rail Due to Contact Fatigue

    United Kingdom Development of Rails Rolled from Continuously Cast Blooms

    Mechanism of Cleavage Fracture In Fully Pearlitic 1080 Rail Steel

    Fracture Mechanics Analysis of Rails with Shell-Initiated Transverse Cracks

    Stresses Around Transverse Fissure Flaws in Rails Due to Service Loads

    Prediction of Rail Steel Strength Requirements—A Reliability Approach

    The Effect of Grain Boundary Ferrite on Fatigue Crack Propagation in Pearlitic Rail Steels

    Fatigue and Fracture Behavior of Carbon-Steel Rails

    Fatigue Crack Propagation in Rail Steels

    An Evaluation of the Fatigue Performance of Conventional British Rail Steels

    Cyclic Inelastic Deformation and Fatigue Resistance Characteristics of a Rail Steel

    Index


    Committee: A01

    DOI: 10.1520/STP644-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4716-4

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0545-4

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    0-8031-0545-2
    978-0-8031-0545-4
    STP644-EB