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Dr. John D Reid

Professor
Mechanical Engineering
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
130M WHIT
Lincoln, NE 68583-0853
Phone: 402-472-3084
Email: jreid1@unl.edu
Education
1990 Ph.D. Michigan State University
1983 M.S. Michigan State University
1981 B.S. Michigan State University


Selected Publications
2011 Development of a Wire Rope Model for Cable Guardrail Simulation
published in International Journal of Crashworthiness
2011 Development of a Wire Rope Model for Cable Guardrail Simulation
published in International Journal of Crashworthiness
2011 Development of a Low-Cost, Energy-Absorbing Bridge Rail
published in Transportation Research Record
2011 Design and Testing of Two Bridge Railings for Transverse Nail-Laminated Timber Deck Bridges
published in Transportation Research Record
2011 Non-Blocked, Midwest Guardrail System for Gabion Wall Applications
published in Transportation Research Record
2010 Development of Advanced Finite Element Material Models for Cable Barrier Wire Rope
published in MATC Final Report
2010 Development and Evaluation of the Midwest Guardrail System (MGS) Placed Adjacent to a 2:1 Fill Slope
published in Transportation Research Report
2010 New Test Level 2 Rough Stone Masonry Guardwall
published in Transportation Research Record 2195
2010 Dynamic Evaluation of a Pinned Anchoring System for New York State’s Temporary Concrete Barriers - Phase II
published in New York State Department of Transportation Research Report
2010 Performance Evaluation of Type II and Type IIA Box Beam End Terminals - Volume II: Appendices
published in New York State Department of Transportation Research Report
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Projects
Dynamic Post Testing Review
Midwest States Pooled Fund
Safety Performance Evaluation of Posts for use in a New Short Radius Guardrail for Intersecting Roadways
Performance Characteristics of Posts Embedded in Soil
Simulation and Evaluation of a Cable-to-Post Attachment for High-Tension, Cable Barriers Placed in Medians along Freight Transportation Systems
Safety Investigation and Guidance for Retrofitting Approach Guardrail Transitions
Development of Advanced Finite Element Material Models for Cable Barrier Wire Rope
Material Model Development for Wire Rope used in Safety Cable Barriers to Contain Passenger and Commercial Vehicles
NY Box Beam Phase III
Florida Department of Transportation ZOI Analysis
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Leadership Activities
2011 Guidelines for Slope Traversability National Cooperative Highway Research Program
2006 Guidelines for Verification and Validation of Crash Simulations used in Roadside Safety Applications National Cooperative Highway Research Program
1995 Subcommittee on Computational Mechanics Transportation Research Board
NCHRP Project Panel on Guidelines for Slope Traversability Transportation Research Board
NCHRP Project Panel on Guidelines for Crash Simulations used in Roadside Safety Applications Transportation Research Board

Selected Presentations
2011 Development of Low-Cost Energy-Absorbing Bridge Rail
2010 Roadside Safety and Computer Simulation
2010 Mass Scaling
2010 Safety Performance of Work-Zone Devices Under MASH Testing
2010 Development of a Wire Rope Model
2010 Modeling Wire Rope Used in Cable Guardrail Systems
2010 Development of Advanced Finite Element Material Models for Cable Barrier Wire Rope
2010 New Developments in Roadside Safety Research
2010 Modeling Wire Rope Used in Cable Barrier Systems
2010 Safety Performance of Work-Zone Devices Under MASH Testing
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