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Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 927592, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/927592
Research Article

A Numerical Model for Railroad Freight Car-to-Car End Impact

School of Traffic and Transportation, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing 100044, China

Received 11 September 2012; Revised 9 November 2012; Accepted 21 November 2012

Academic Editor: Wuhong Wang

Copyright © 2012 Chao Chen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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