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
    Knupp G.

    Discussion

    Summary
    Stone D.

    A Review of the Manufacture, Processing, and Use of Rail Steels in North America—A Report of AISI Technical Subcommittee on Rails and Accessories
    Chidley W., Giove J., Hartman H., Knupp G., Morris G., Taylor C.

    The Effect of Mechanical Properties Upon the Performance of Railroad Rails
    Steele R., Stone D.

    Rail Wear Under Heavy Traffic Conditions
    Bethune A., Kalousek J.

    The Assessment of Rail Steels
    Cannon D., Clayton P., Jones E., Morton K.

    A Metallurgical Examination of Control-Cooled, Carbon-Steel Rails with Service-Developed Defects
    Pellegrino J., Sonon D., Wandrisco J.

    Welding of Railroad Rails—A Literature and Industry Survey
    Hauser D.

    Role of Alloying and Microstructure on the Strength and Toughness of Experimental Rail Steels
    Bernstein I., Bouse G., Stone D.

    Development of High-Strength Alloyed Rail Steels Suitable for Heavy Duty Applications
    Curcio P., Marich S.

    Alloy Steels for High-Strength, As-Rolled Rails
    Fletcher F., Smith Y.

    Some Features and Metallurgical Considerations of Surface Defects In Rail Due to Contact Fatigue
    Kurihara R., Masumoto H., Matsuyama S., Nisida S., Sugino K.

    United Kingdom Development of Rails Rolled from Continuously Cast Blooms
    Young J.

    Mechanism of Cleavage Fracture In Fully Pearlitic 1080 Rail Steel
    Bernstein I., Park Y.

    Fracture Mechanics Analysis of Rails with Shell-Initiated Transverse Cracks
    Besuner P.

    Stresses Around Transverse Fissure Flaws in Rails Due to Service Loads
    Davies K., Johns T., McGuire P., Sampath S.

    Prediction of Rail Steel Strength Requirements—A Reliability Approach
    Groenhout R., Mair R.

    The Effect of Grain Boundary Ferrite on Fatigue Crack Propagation in Pearlitic Rail Steels
    Fowler G., Tetelman A.

    Fatigue and Fracture Behavior of Carbon-Steel Rails
    Barsom J., Imhof E.

    Fatigue Crack Propagation in Rail Steels
    Broek D., Feddersen C.

    An Evaluation of the Fatigue Performance of Conventional British Rail Steels
    Dabell B., Hill S., Watson P.

    Cyclic Inelastic Deformation and Fatigue Resistance Characteristics of a Rail Steel
    Leis B.

    Index


    Committee: A01

    Paper ID: STP644-EB

    DOI: 10.1520/STP644-EB

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

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

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