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Albert Segall

Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Engineering Science and Mechanics

403B Earth and Engineering Sciences Building

axs18@psu.edu

814-865-7829

Research Areas:

Applied Mechanics and Biomechanics, Emerging Manufacturing Processes for Materials, Tissues, and Devices

Interest Areas:

High-temperature materials, thermal shock, and thermal Stresses; Wear; Friction; Cold-spray coatings; Realistic tribotest methods; Finite-element modeling; Failure analysis.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 1982
  • MS, Engineering Mechanics, The Pennsylvania State University, 1986
  • Ph D, Engineering Science and Mechanics, The Pennsylvania State University, 1992

Publications

Books

  • Albert E Segall and R. A. Queeny, 2010, Mechanical Response of Engineering Materials
  • Albert E Segall and R. A. Queeny, 2010, Experiments in the Determination of Mechanical Behavior of Engineering Materials

Book, Chapters

  • Albert E Segall, 2009, Thermal Stresses in Vessels, Piping, and Components (6.165.5)
  • Albert E Segall, 2009, Science Fiction in Engineering Education, Shipra Publishing, Delhi, India

Journal Articles

  • Amar Kamat, Albert E Segall, Stephen M Copley and Judith Todd, 2017, "Enhancement of CP-Titanum Wear Resistance Using a Two-Step CO2 Laser-Sustained Plasma Nitriding Process", Surface and Coatings Technology, 325
  • F A Sohag, F R Beck, Fan-Bill B Cheung, Albert E Segall, Timothy J Eden and J Potter, 2017, "EFFECTS OF SUBCOOLING ON DOWNWARD FACING BOILING HEAT TRANSFER WITH MICRO-POROUS COATING FORMED BY COLD SPRAY TECHNIQUE", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 106
  • Albert E Segall, F A Sohag, F R Beck, Fan-Bill B Cheung, Timothy J Eden and J Potter, 2017, "Micro-Porous Coatings and Enhanced CHF for Downward Facing Boiling During Passive Emergency Reactor Cooling"
  • F A Sohag, F R Beck, Fan-Bill B Cheung, Albert E Segall, Timothy J Eden and J Potter, 2017, "Enhancement of Downward Facing Boiling Heat Transfer by the Cold Spray Technique", Nuclear Engineering and Technology Journal, 49, (1)
  • M Neshastehriz, I Smid, Albert E Segall and Timothy J Eden, 2016, "On the Bonding Mechanism in Cold Spray of Deformable hex-BN-Ni Clusters", ASM Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, 25, (5)
  • Albert Segall, 2016, "Closed-Form Inverse Determination of Force Excitations For Undamped And Damped Linear-Systems Using A Least-Squares Approach", Universal Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 4, (2)
  • J. T. Harris, Albert E Segall, D. Robinson and R. Carter, 2015, "Cohesive Zone Property Measurement by a Hybrid Experimental and Numerical Method using Ball Indentations", ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 43, (4), pp. 20
  • M Neshastehriz, I Smid and A E Segall, 2014, "In-Situ Agglomeration, and De-Agglomeration by Milling of Nano-Engineered Lubricant Particulate Composites for Cold-Spray Deposition"
  • Albert E Segall, D Engels, C Drapaca and J Harris, 2014, "An Inverse Method for Determining Temperature Dependent Thermophysical Properties based on a Remotely Measured Temperature History", Inverse Problems in Engineering and Science, 22, (4), pp. 9
  • J Harris, A E Segall, D Robinson and R Carter, 2014, "Interfacial Flaw Evolution of Coatings Under Severe Thermal and Pressure Transients", ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel technology, 136, (6), pp. 061205-1-061205-8
  • P. J. Blau, K. M. Cooley, D. Bansai, I. Smid, T. J. Eden, M. Neshastehriz, J. K. Potter and Albert E Segall, 2013, "Spectrum Loading Effects on the Running-in of Lubricated Bronze and Surface Treated Titanium against Alloy Steel", Wear, 302, pp. 1064-1072
  • I. Smid, Albert E Segall, G. Agrawal, P. Walia, J. Weyant, T. Eden, J. Potter and C. Hager, 2012, "Cold-Sprayed Ni-hBN Self-Lubricating Coatings", STLE Tribology Transactions, pp. 599-605
  • Albert E Segall, 2012, "Inverse Determination of Interfacial Wear Temperatures with a Receding Boundary and the Implications for Tribotesting", Tribology Transactions, 55, (1), pp. 130-139
  • J. Harris, Albert E Segall and R. Carter, 2012, "Severe Thermal and Pressure Transients on the Survival of Internally Coated Tubes with Interface Defects", Journal of Materials, and Manufacturing Processes, 27, pp. 852-859
  • Albert E Segall, C. Drapaca and D. Engels, 2012, "Inverse Determination of Thermal Boundary Conditions from Transient Surface Temperatures and Strains in Slabs and Tubes", Journal of Materials, and Manufacturing Processes, 27, pp. 860-868
  • Albert E Segall, C. Drapaca, D. Engels, T. Zhu and H. Yang, 2012, "Direct and Inverse Solutions for Thermal- and Stress-Transients and the Analytical Determination of Boundary Conditions Using Remote Temperature or Strain Data", ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel technology, 134, pp. 041011-1-041011-9
  • L. Stark, I. Smid, Albert E Segall, T. Eden and J. Potter, 2012, "Self-lubricating Cold-Sprayed Coatings Utilizing Micro-Scale Nickel Encapsulated, Hexagonal-Boron-Nitride", Tribology Transactions, 55, pp. 624-630
  • J. Harris, Albert E Segall, J. R. Hellman, B. Scheetz, R. Koseski and J. Boyce, 2011, "Experimental and Finite-Element Analysis of the API RP60 Test", ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 39, (3), pp. 436-441
  • Albert E Segall and J. Meeker, 2011, "Boundary-Conditions, Temperatures, and Stress-Intensity Factors under Arbitrary Thermal Transients via the Inverse Route", Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Design (SMiRT 19 Special Issue), 241, pp. 625-629
  • J. Meeker, Albert E Segall and V. V. Semak, 2010, "Surface Effects of Alumina Ceramics Machined with Femto-Second Lasers", Journal of Laser Applications, 22, (1), pp. 7-12
  • Albert E Segall, D. Engels and A. Hirsh, 2009, "Transient Surface Strains and the Deconvolution of Thermoelastic States and Boundary Conditions", ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 131, (1), pp. 011201-1 - 011201-9
  • C. H. Hager, Jr., J. Sanders, S. Sharma, A. Voevodan and Albert E Segall, 2009, "The Effect of Temperature on Gross-Slip Fretting Wear of Cold Sprayed Nickel Coatings on Ti6Al4V Interfaces", Tribology International, 42, pp. 491-502
  • R. Akarapu and Albert E Segall, 2008, "Active Stressing and the Micro-Manipulation of Stress-States for Delaying Fracture during Unsupported Laser Cutting", ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 130, (4), pp. 061004-1-061004-10
  • J. Meeker, Albert E Segall and E. Gondar, 2008, "An Inverse Method for the Determination of Thermal Stress-Intensity Factors for Semi-Infinite Slabs under Arbitrary Thermal-Shocks", ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 130, (4), pp. 041206-1-041206-8
  • Albert E Segall and J. Meeker, 2007, "Mode-I Stress-Intensity Factors for a Cracked Slab under an Arbitrary Thermal-Shock", ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 129, (2), pp. 306-312
  • Albert E Segall and R. Akarapu, 2007, "Approximate Direct and Inverse Relationships for Thermal and Stress-States in Thick-Walled Vessels under Thermal Shock", ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 129, (1), pp. 52-57
  • O. M. Jadaan, N. N Nemeth and Albert E Segall, 2007, "Time-Dependent Reliability of Thermally Shocked SiC Tubes", ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 35, (1), pp. 75-84
  • C. Knepper and Albert E Segall, 2007, "Analytical Method for the Inverse Determination of Interfacial Wear Temperatures", STLE Tribology Transactions, 50, (4), pp. 523-530
  • S. E. Schoenberg, G. L. Messing, Albert E Segall, A. S. Grader, P. M. Halleck and D. J. Green, 2007, "Stresses and Distortion Due to Green Density Gradients, II: Density Characterization and Stress Analysis", Journal of the American Ceramic Society
  • Albert E Segall, G. Cai and R. Akarapu, 2006, "Studies on the use of Offset and an Angled Pres-cores for Fracture Control during Laser Machining of Alumina Ceramics", Journal of Laser Applications, 18, (4), pp. 325-329
  • R. Akarapu and Albert E Segall, 2006, "Investigation of an Active Stressing Technique for Delaying Fracture during Cutting of Alumina", ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 128, (4), pp. 921-927
  • Albert E Segall, 2006, "Thermoelastic Stresses in Thick-Walled Vessels under an Arbitrary Thermal Transient via the Inverse Route", ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 128, (4), pp. 599-604
  • P. Brugan, G. Cai, R. Akarapu and Albert E Segall, 2006, "Controlled-Fracture of Thick Ceramics using Dual CO2 Beams", Journal of Laser Applications, 18, (3), pp. 236-241
  • J. E. McConnell, Albert E Segall and T. J. Eden, 2006, "The Dry Sliding Behavior of Al2O3 Transformed, Hypereutectic, 2xxx, and 7xxx, Aluminum Alloys under Simulated Wire-Rope Induced Wear", STLE Tribology Transactions, 49, (4), pp. 563-575
  • Albert E Segall, 2006, "Manufacturing Defects and the Evidence of Thermomechanical Fatigue in a Ceramic Vacuum Furnace Tube", Engineering Failure Analysis, 13, pp. 1184-1190
  • W. G. Luscher, J. R. Hellmann, Albert E Segall and D. L. Shelleman, 2006, "A Critical Review of the Diametral Compression Method for Determining the Tensile Strength of Spherical Aggregates", ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation

Conference Proceedings

  • Albert E Segall, F A Sohag, F R Beck, Fan-Bill B Cheung, Timothy J Eden and J Potter, 2016, "Micro-Porous Coatings and Enhanced CHF for Downward Facing Boiling During Passive Emergency Reactor Cooling"
  • F A Sohag, F R Beck, Fan-Bill B Cheung, Albert E Segall, Timothy J Eden and J Potter, 2015, "Enhancement of Downward Facing Boiling Heat Transfer by the Cold Spray Technique"
  • J. Harris, Albert E Segall, D. Robinson and R. Carter, 2013, "Interfacial Blister Evolution of Coated Surfaces under Severe Thermal and Pressure Transients", Proceedings of the 2013 ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference
  • J. Harris, Albert E Segall and R. Carter, 2012, "Defect Evolution on Coated Samples Under Severe Thermal Transients and Interfacial Characterization", Proceedings of the 2012 ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference, PVP2012-78358
  • J. Harris, Albert E Segall and R. Carter, 2011, "Defect Evolution in Coated Tubes Under Severe Thermal Transients Applied to the ID", Proceedings of the 2011 ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference
  • J. Harris, Albert E Segall and R. Carter, 2011, "The Influence of Severe Transients on the Evolution of Blister Type Defects between Coating and Substrate", Proceedings of Gun Tubes 2011
  • Albert E Segall, C. Drapaca, D. Engels, T. Zhu and H. Yang, 2011, "Direct and Inverse Solutions for Thermal- and Stress-Transients and the Analytical Determination of Boundary Conditions Using Remote Temperature or Strain Data", Proceedings of Gun Tubes 2011
  • J. Harris, Albert E Segall and R. Carter, 2010, "The Effects of Severe Thermal and Pressure Transients on the Survival of Internally Coated Tubes", Proceedings of the 2010 ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference
  • Albert E Segall, D. Engels and A. Hirsh, 2008, "Thoughts on the Deconvolution of Thermal- and Stress-States from Transient Histories", Proceedings of the 2008 ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference, PVP2008-61824
  • Albert E Segall, 2007, "Science Fiction in Engineering Instruction: The Final Frontier?", Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Engineering Education, ICEE 2007, pp. 5
  • Albert E Segall and R. Carter, 2007, "Finite-Element Simulations and Probabilistic Fracture Assessments of the Response of Alternate Rifling Geometries", Proceedings of the 2007 ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference, PVP2007-26081, pp. 11
  • Albert E Segall and R. Carter, 2006, "Finite-Element Modeling of the Thermal/Structural Response of a Rifled Silicon-Nitride Barrel Subjected to Thermal and Pressure Transients", Proceedings of the 2006 ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference, PVP2006-ICPVT11-93409
  • G. Aggarwal, P. Walia, Albert E Segall, I. Smid and T. Eden, 2006, "Development of Self-Lubricating Coatings for Ti-6Al-4V Dovetails using a High-Velocity Particle-Consolidation (HVPC) Process", International Thermal Spray Conference, Proceedings of the International Thermal Spray Conference 2006

Manuscripts

  • J. Harris, R. Akarapu and Albert E Segall, , "Welding of Alumina Using a Pulsed Dual-Beam CO2 Laser", ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology, pp. 16

Other

  • Albert E Segall, 2010, "Advanced Materials and the Necessary Shift from Alloy-Centric Design Paradigms Required for Sustainable Development"
  • J. Weyant, Albert E Segall, I. Smid, T. Eden and J. Potter, 2008, "Nano-Engineered Encapsulated Particles for the Creation of Self-Lubricating Coatings and Alloys"
  • Albert E Segall and J. Meeker, 2007, "Boundary-Conditions, Temperatures, and Stress-Intensity Factors under Arbitrary Thermal Transients via the Inverse Route"
  • P. Walia, G. Aggarwal, Albert E Segall, I. Smid, T. Eden and J. Potter, 2006, "High-Velocity Particle-Consolidation (HVPC) for Nickel Based Self-Lubricating Composite Coatings on TI-6AL-4V"
  • G. Aggarwal, I. Smid and Albert E Segall, 2006, "Modeling of Deformation and Bonding of Com-posite Particle during Cold-Spray Deposition"

Research Projects

  • January 2017 - December 2017, "A Multi-Function Tribometer Essential for Enhanced Research on Materials, Wear, Corrosion, and/or Protective Coatings," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • November 2013 - July 2015, "Phase II: Porous Coating Development/Demonstration of Enhanced Boiling Heat Transfer," (Sponsor: UJV Rez, a.s.).
  • January 2015 - December 2015, "DURIP: "Multifunctional Additive/Subtractive Manufacturing and Repair System,"," (Sponsor: ONR).
  • May 2015 - August 2015, "Characterization of Stiffness of Corning Cellular Ceramic Using Scanning Acoustic Microscopy: Feasibility Study," (Sponsor: Corning).
  • November 2013 - December 2014, "Phase II: Porous Coating Development/Demonstration of Enhanced Boiling Heat Transfer," (Sponsor: UJV Res. (Czech Republic)).
  • October 2008 - September 2013, "Self-Lubricating Coatings/Alloys that are both Repairable and Functionally Gradable using High-Velocity-Particle-Consolidation," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • January 2011 - December 2013, "Multibeam Healing for Laser Micromachining in Manufacturing," (Sponsor: RMD, Inc.).
  • January 2011 - December 2012, "Multibeam Healing for Laser Micromachining in Manufacturing," (Sponsor: RMD, Inc.).
  • October 2008 - September 2012, "Self-Lubricating Coatings/Alloys that are both Repairable and Functionally Gradable using High-Velocity-Particle-Consolidation," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • October 2008 - September 2012, "Self-Lubricating Coatings/Alloys that are both Repairable and Functionally Gradable using High-Velocity-Particle-Consolidation," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • October 2008 - September 2011, "Self-Lubricating Coatings/Alloys that are both Repairable and Functionally Gradable using High-Velocity-Particle-Consolidation," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • October 2008 - September 2011, "Self-Lubricating Coatings/Alloys that are both Repairable and Functionally Gradable using High-Velocity-Particle-Consolidation," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • October 2008 - September 2011, "Self-Lubricating Coatings/Alloys that are both Repairable and Functionally Gradable using High-Velocity-Particle-Consolidation," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • October 2008 - September 2011, "Self-Lubricating Coatings/Alloys that are both Repairable and Functionally Gradable using High-Velocity-Particle-Consolidation," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • September 2008 - November 2011, "Thermal Stress Management of Materials and Coatings," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • September 2008 - September 2011, "Thermal Stress Management of Materials and Coatings," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • September 2008 - September 2011, "Thermal Stress Management of Materials and Coatings," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • May 2010 - August 2011, "Stress-Intensity Factors under Complex Stress Distributions that Span the Length and Depth of Surface Flaws," (Sponsor: The Equity Engineering Group, Inc.).
  • November 2008 - March 2010, "AFCI," (Sponsor: Battelle - Idaho National Laboratory).
  • April 2010 - December 2010, "Comprehensive Methodologies for the Characterization Analysis and Design of Sic Composites for UO2 Cladding," (Sponsor: Battelle - Idaho National Laboratory).
  • September 2007 - August 2008, "Particulate Matter Filter System Project," (Sponsor: MiMark Enterprises, Inc.$).
  • May 2006 - April 2008, "Surface-Defect Healing using Dual-Beam/Multi-Pass CO2 and Excimer Lasers," (Sponsor: RMD, Inc.).
  • September 2007 - August 2008, "Particulate Matter Filter System Project," (Sponsor: MiMark Enterprises, Inc.).
  • August 2004 - December 2008, "Self-Lubricating Coatings for Elevated Temperature Applications Using a Microwave-Assisted High-Velocity-Particle-Consolidation," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Air Force).
  • May 2006 - August 2007, "Erosion Wear Test of Candidate Coatings Systems Using the High-Velocity-Particle-Consolidation (HVPC) Process," (Sponsor: Kennametal, Inc.).
  • August 2004 - August 2006, "Self-Lubricating Coatings for Elevated Temperature Applications Using a Microwave-Assisted High-Velocity-Particle-Consolidation," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Air Force).
  • August 2004 - August 2006, "Self-Lubricating Coatings for Elevated Temperature Applications Using a Microwave-Assisted High-Velocity-Particle-Consolidation," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Air Force).
  • August 2002 - December 2006, "CAREER: Development of a Split-Beam Method for Improved Laser Machining of Ceramics (transfer grant from orig. grantee Washington State Univ. - 0093903)," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • May 2003 - August 2005, "Nanostructured Protective Coatings Against Wear," (Sponsor: North Dakota State University).
  • September 2004 - August 2005, "Development and Evaluation of Wear Resistant Alloys, Laser Surface-Alloying, and Surface Transformations for Aluminum Sheave Wheel Applications," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Navy).
  • June 2004 - August 2004, "Quantification of Thermophysical and Evolving Strength Properties of Alumina Ceramics during Dual-Beam Laser Machining," (Sponsor: Southeastern Universities Research Association).
  • August 2002 - December 2004, "CAREER: Development of a Split-Beam Method for Improved Laser Machining of Ceramics (transfer grant from orig. grantee Washington State Univ. - 0093903)," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).

Honors and Awards

  • 2015 Outstanding Teaching Award, Penn State Engineering Alumni Society, January 2015 - January 2015

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Work, Chairperson, Engineering Science and Mechanics Non-Tenure Track P&T Committee, March 2018
  • Committee Work, Member, Engineering Science and Mechanics P&T Committee, September 2017
  • Committee Work, Member, AD-14 Administrative Review Committee, February 2016 - March 2016
  • Committee Work, Member, COE P&T Committee, September 2016 - December 2016
  • Other, Other, Group Leader, Global Nuclear Power Safety (GNPS) Center, 2015
  • Committee Work, Member, Engineering Science and Mechanics P&T Committee, September 2015 - 2016
  • Committee Work, Member, Review of 2015 Additive Manufacturing Faculty Candidates, February 2015 - April 2015
  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Committee Member, MRSEC Diversity Committee, August 2015 - May 2016
  • Committee Work, Reviewer, College of Engineering, Review of 2014 candidates, February 2014 - February 2014
  • Committee Work, Member, Mechanics Curriculum Committee, September 2008
  • Administrative Support Work, Chairperson, Engineering Science and Mechanics Graduate Officer, September 2008 - September 2015
  • Committee Work, Contributor, Mechanics PhD Candidacy Exam, 2008

Service to External Organizations:

  • Participation in Community Affairs, Committee Member, College Heights Association, September 2010 - September 2015
  • Participation in Community Affairs, Other, Vice President, Citizens for Public Access, January 1998 - 2005
 


 

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