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Modelling and Simulation in Engineering
Volume 2013, Article ID 815158, 11 pages
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Modeling the Dynamic Failure of Railroad Tank Cars Using a Physically Motivated Internal State Variable Plasticity/Damage Nonlocal Model

1Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, Mississippi State University, 200 Research Boulevard, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
2School of Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
3Mechanical Engineering Department, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA

Received 28 September 2012; Revised 11 December 2012; Accepted 14 January 2013

Academic Editor: Chung-Souk Han

Copyright © 2013 Fazle R. Ahad 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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