Publications: 1996 - 2005

W. E. Dowling, et al., “Development of a Carburizing and Quenching Simulation Tool: Program Overview,” 2nd International Conference on Quenching and Control of Distortion, eds, G. Totten, et al., ASM International, Materials Park, OH, pp 349-355, 1996.

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C. Anderson, et al., “Development of a Carburizing and Quenching Simulation Tool:  Numerical Simulations of Rings and Gears,”  2nd International Conference on Quenching and Control of Distortion, eds, G. Totten, et al., ASM International, Materials Park, OH, pp 377-383, 1996.

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D. Bammann, et al., “Development of a Carburizing and Quenching Simulation Tool:  A Material Model for Carburizing Steels Undergoing Phase Transformations,” 2nd International Conference on Quenching and Control of Distortion, eds, G. Totten, et al., ASM International, Materials Park, OH, pp 367-375, 1996.

Development of a Carburizing and Quenching Simulation Tool: A Material Model for Carburizing Steels Undergoing Phase Transformations (pdf)

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B. L. Ferguson, G.J. Petrus, M.L. Callabresi, and T. Pattok, “Predicting Residual Stress and Distortion in Steel Components Due to Heat Treatment,” 40th Mechanical Working & Steel Processing Conference Proceedings, v. XXXVI, Pittsburgh, PA, pp637-646, 1998.

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B. L. Ferguson, G. J. Petrus, and T. Pattok, “A Software Tool to Simulate Quenching of Alloy Steels”, The 3rd International Conference on Quenching and Control of Distortion, ASMI,  pp 188-200, 1999

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B. Lynn Ferguson, G.J. Petrus and A.M. Freborg, “Software to Predict Distortion of Heat Treated Components”, Final Report USAAMCOM TR 99-D-11, Army Contract DAAH10-99-C-0013, July, 1999.

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B.L. Ferguson, et al., “Intensive Quenching of Steel Rings”, ASMI HTS Conference Proceedings, November, 1999.

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B.L. Ferguson, A.M. Freborg and G.J. Petrus, “Software Simulates Quenching”, Heat Treating Progress, ASMI, pp H31-H36  August, 2000.

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A.M. Freborg, B.L. Ferguson, and R. Larson, “Using Computer Simulation to Improve a Carburization Process”, Proceedings of 20th Heat Treating Society Conference, ASMI, St. Louis, October 9-12, 2000.

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B. Lynn Ferguson and Andrew M. Freborg, “A Design Tool for Tuning and Optimizing Carburizing and Heat Treat Processes”, SAE Paper 2002-01-1475, 2002.

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B.L. Ferguson, A.M. Freborg, G.J. Petrus, and M.L. Callabresi, “Predicting the Heat-Treat Response of a Carburized Helical Gear”, Gear Technology, pp 20-25, Nov/Dec, 2002. 

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A.M. Freborg, et al., “Intensive Quenching Theory and Application for Imparting High Residual Surface Compressive Stresses in Pressure Vessel Components”, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, ASME, May, 2003.

Intensive Quenching Theory and Application for Imparting High Residual Surface Compressive Stresses in Pressure Vessel Components (pdf)

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B.L. Ferguson and A.M. Freborg, “High Strength, Affordable Helicopter Gears”, REDCOM TR 04-D-29, Final Report on SBIR Contract W011W6-040C-0022, US Army AATD, June 30, 2004.

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B.L. Ferguson, Z. Li and A.M. Freborg, “Modeling Heat Treatment of Steel Parts”, Computational Materials Science, v34, pp 274-281, 2004.

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Z. Li, B.L. Ferguson, and A.M. Freborg, "Data Needs for Modeling Heat Treatment of Steel Parts", MS&T Confernece Proceedings, pp 219-226, 2004.

Data Needs for Modeling Heat Treatment of Steel Parts (pdf)

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Andrew M. Freborg, Zhichao Li, and B. Lynn Ferguson, "Improving the Bending Fatigue Strength of Carburized Gears", MS&T Confernece Proceedings, pp 227-234, 2004.

Improving the Bending Fatigue Strength of Carburized Gears (pdf)

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A.M. Freborg, B.L. Ferguson, Z. Li, and D.X. Schwam, "Bending Fatigue Strength Improvement of Carburized Aerospace Gears", Proceedings of the 23rd HTS Conference, Pittsburgh, pp 186-195, 2005

Bending Fatigue Strength Improvement of Carburized Aerospace Gears (pdf)

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Shun Zhang, Zhichao Li, and B. Lynn Ferguson, "Effect of Carburization on the Residual Stress and Fatigue Life of a Transmission Shaft", Proceedings of the 23rd HTS Conference, Pittsburgh, pp 216-223, 2005

Effect of Carburization on the Residual Stress and Fatigue Life of a Transmission Shaft (pdf)

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Zhichao Li, B. Lynn Ferguson, Xichen Sun, and Peter Bauerle, "Experiment and Simulation of Heat Treatment Results of C-Ring Test Specimen", Proceedings of the 23rd HTS Conference, Pittsburgh, pp 245-252, 2005

Experiment and Simulation of Heat Treatment Results of C-Ring Test Specimen (pdf)

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D. Scott MacKenzie, B.L. Ferguson, and Z. Li, "Effect of Quenching Variables on the Residual Stress and Distortion of a Heat Treated Disk", Proceedings of the 23rd HTS Conference, Pittsburgh, pp 232-238, 2005  

Effect of Quenching Variables on the Residual Stress and Distortion of a Heat Treated Disk (pdf)

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