Listings: Reports & Tech Papers

Reports and Technical Papers:

  • Forensic Engineer Guide to Weld Failures, National Academy of Forensic Engineers Conference, Special Seminar, Vol. XXVIII No. 2, pages 41-49, December 2011.
  • The Forensic Engineer Caught “Holding Harmless”, Journal of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, Vol. XXVIII No. 1, pages 65-79, June 2011
  • Forensic Engineering Assessments of Ruptured Acetylene Cylinders, Journal of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, Vol. XXVIII No. 1, pages 1-10, June 2011
  • Forensic Engineering Assessments of a Robotic Welding System, Journal of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, Vol. XXIV No. 2, pages 91-98, December 2007
  • Forensic Engineering Investigations of Welding Code Compliance, Journal of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, Vol XXIV No. 1, pages 121-130, June, 2007.
  • Forensic Engineering Analysis of Welding Process – Refinery Explosion, Journal of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, Volume XVIII, No. 1, page 25, June 2001.
  • Interfacial Tension Effects on Weld Bead Profiles, American Welding Society, International Welding and Fabricating Exposition and Annual Convention, Professional Program, Technical Sessions, Session 17A, Process Physics II, Chicago, IL, April 27, 1996.
  • Strain Gauge Pressure Transducer Utilization, A study for measuring internal rod pressure to 1000 psig in nuclear fuel rods. Proprietary for Siemens Power Corporation – Nuclear Division, 1996.
  • Alternative Manufacturing Process Concepts for fuel rod welding, the effects of end cap multiple welds on Zircaloy-2 and Zircaloy-4 nuclear fuel rods. Proprietary for Siemens Power Corporation – Nuclear Division, 1995.
  • Qualification of Strain Gauge Pressure Transducer for Measuring Internal Rod Pressure in Nuclear Fuel Rods, Siemens Power Corporation – Nuclear Division, EMF-PTA-574, November 11, 1994.
  • An Investigation of Alternative Manufacturing Processes used for Fuel Rod Welding, Siemens Power Corporation – Nuclear Division, EMF-94-127 (P), Richland, WA, June 1994.
  • Development of Flux-Coated Electrodes for Underwater ‘Wet’ Welding, ISOPE, Second International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, San Francisco, CA, June 14-19, 1992. C.L. Tsai, L. Jiang, J. Grantham, Z. Feng, W. Svekric, R. Holdren, L. Soisson.
  • Development of an Electrode for Improved Fatigue and Impact Strength in Wet Welded Joints, American Welding Society, Convention and Exposition, International Award for Student Research, Chicago, IL, March 26, 1992.
  • Fundamental Study of Interfacial Tension Effects on Weld Bead Profile in the Shielding Metal Arc Welding Process, publishing of dissertation, in-process, for the American Welding Society, Welding Journal. January 14, 1992.
  • Fitness-for-Service Design for Underwater ’Wet’ Welds, ASME Volume III-A, Materials Engineering, pages 197-204. Tenth International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Artic Engineering, Stavanger, Norway, June 23-28, 1991. C.L. Tsai, L. Zirker, Z. Feng, J. Grantham, L. Soisson, J. Papritan.
  • Development of an Underwater Shielded Metal Arc Welding Electrode with Improved Fatigue Strength in Wet Welded Joints, Submitted to Ohio’s Thomas A. Edison Program, The Ohio State University, Department of Welding Engineering, State of Ohio, Columbus, OH, June 1991. C.L. Tsai, J. Grantham, L. Jiang, Z. Feng.
  • A Proposal for the Comparison of Practical Mechanisms for Laser Beam Weldilng in Pressurized Argon Atmospheres, The Ohio State University, Welding Engineering 894A, Laser Material Processing Colloquium, Columbus OH, May 24, 1991.
  • Wet Welding Electrodes, Formulas and Rationale, The Ohio State University, Department of Welding Engineering, State of Ohio, Department of Development, Thomas A. Edison program, Columbus, OH, 1991.
  • Design Guide for Wet Welding the Tubular Connection Pad, The Ohio State University Development Foundation, Sea Grant Program, Center for Lake Erie Area Research, OSU Welding Engineering Department, Columbus, OH, September 1990. J. Grantham, C.L. Tsai
  • Development of an Improved Underwater Shielded Metal Arc Welding Electrode with Improved Fatigue Characteristics, State of Ohio, Department of Development, Thomas A. Edison Program, Department of Welding Engineering, OHSU-RS-139, Columbus, OH, June 1990. J. Grantham, C.L. Tsai, L. Jiang, Z. Feng, L. Soisson.
  • Evaluation of Design and Fabrication Methods for Underwater Welding in an Open Lake Environment, American Welding Society, 71st Annual Convention, Anaheim, CA, April 22-27, 1990. J. Grantham, C.L. Tsai, Z. Feng, F. Vendetta, R. Strohl.
  • Evaluation of Design and Fabrication Methods for Underwater Welding in an Open Lake Environment, ASME paper number OAME-90-861, Ninth International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Artic Engineering, Houston, TX, February 18-23, 1990. J. Grantham, C.L. Tsai, Z. Feng, F. Vendetta, R. Strohl.
  • Connection Pad Design for Underwater Tubular Structures, The Ohio State University, Department of Welding Engineering, OHSU-TD-020, Columbus, OH, January 1990. C.L. Tsai, J. Grantham, Z. Feng, L. Soisson.
  • Determination of Residual Stress and Effects in Thick Section Weldments for Hydraulic Structures, US Army Corps of Engineers, WI, 1989 – 1990. J. Jaeger, J. Grantham, C.L. Tsai, S.G. Lee, L. Shim, Z. Feng.
  • Evaluation of Residual Stress and Cracking in Weld Connections for Jumbo W-Shapes, US Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi River, Lock and Dam number 27, St. Louis, MO, December 1988 to December 1989. J. Jaeger, J. Grantham, C.L. Tsai, Z. Feng.
  • Evaluation of Design and Fabrication Methods for Underwater Welding, Franz Theodore Stone Laboratory, Sea Grant Program, Center for Lake Erie Area Research, College of Biological Science, OHSU-TD-020-89, Columbus, OH, May 15, 1989. J. Grantham, C.L. Tsai, Z. Feng, F. Vendetta, R. Strohl.
  • A Comparison of Magnetoelastic Testing/Measurement for Uniaxial Stresses, Determined by Barkhausen Noise versus Measurement of Residual Stresses by the Blind Hole Drilling Method, The Ohio State University, Welding Engineering Seminar, 1989.
  • A Review of X-Ray versus Isotope Radiation Sources for Real Time Radiographic Imaging, The Ohio State University, Welding Engineering 635, Columbus, OH, May 27, 1988.
  • Laser Beam Production of Ultra-Fine Particles for Deposition of Metallic Thin Films, The Ohio State University, Welding Engineering 704, November 15, 1987.
  • Structural Inspection and Evaluation of the Existing Lock Gates on Inland Waterways, US Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi River, Lock and Dam number 27, St. Louis, MO, Columbus, OH. J. Jaeger, J. Grantham, C.L. Tsai, Z. Feng.