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Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001536
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... is discussed. Analyses of four failed components from nuclear plants are then described to illustrate the kinds of failures seen in service. The failures discussed are (1) intergranular stress-corrosion cracking of core spray injection piping in a boiling water reactor, (2) failure of canopy seal welds...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
.... Breeder reactors Fast reactors Leakage Marine environments Nuclear reactor components, corrosion Pitting (corrosion) Welded joints, corrosion Weldments, corrosion 347 UNS S34700 Stress-corrosion cracking Background Testing Procedure and Results Discussion Conclusion...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001695
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... 31A Target Slugs SRS Corrosion Surveillance Program Conclusions Acknowledgments References References 1. Burke S.D. and Howell J.P. , “The Impact of Prolonged Wet Storage of DOE Reactor Irradiated Nuclear Materials at the Savannah River Site,” Proceedings of Topical...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001343
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... that the stainless steel be kept rust free. Cooling systems Marine environments Nuclear reactor components Pipe, corrosion Rusting Water cooling 304 UNS S30400 Stress-corrosion cracking Background Visual Examination of General Physical Features Testing Procedure and Results Discussion...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001282
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... baths, environment Nuclear reactor components Passivation Pickling Pipe fittings Sodium-cooled reactors 316 UNS S31600 Intergranular corrosion Surface treatment related failures Pitting corrosion Background Testing Procedure and Results Discussion Conclusion and Recommendations...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c0090277
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... reactors Residual stresses Steam generators Tube components Tubes Inconel 600 UNS N06600 Intergranular fracture Stress-corrosion cracking A steam generator is a key component used in the generation of steam in a closed-cycle pressurized-water nuclear power plant. It is essentially a large heat...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001370
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
.... Recommendations included use of a case-hardened En 8 steel with the correct composition and regular maintenance of the pump. Cooling systems Nuclear reactors Shafts (power) Water cooling EN8 Fatigue fracture Corrosion fatigue Background Visual Examination of General Physical Features Testing...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c0091659
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
..., reheat treatment, or preload reduction. Boiling water reactors Jet pumps Nuclear reactor components Inconel X-750 UNS N07750 Stress-corrosion cracking Jet pumps, which have no moving parts, provide a continuous circulation path for a major portion of the core coolant flow in a boiling...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001710
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
.... This paper discusses the rack failure and provides a general evaluation of the effects of corrosion on the storage racks in the basin. Aluminum-clad spent nuclear fuel has been successfully stored in the P, K, and L-Reactor basins over the 44 years of operations at SRS. In addition, the Receiving Basin...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c0091655
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... made. Intergranular corrosion Nozzles Nuclear reactor components Inconel 600 UNS N06600 Stress-corrosion cracking Intergranular fracture Cracking occurred in an ASME SB166 Inconel 600 safe-end forging on a nuclear reactor coolant water recirculation nozzle while it was in service...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001828
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... . 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004147 Stress corrosion failures of mechanical components have been observed in nuclear reactors on several stainless steel (SS) components [ 1 ]. Initiating mechanisms for stress-corrosion cracking (SCC) are a combination of a susceptible material, an aggressive environment...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001051
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... of localized corrosion and propagating by fatigue. The cause of the pitting/cracking was related to the unit's copper species in solution. Boilers Nuclear reactor components Stress-corrosion cracking Welded joints ASTM 302 grade B UNS K12022 Corrosion fatigue Background Visual Examination...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001327
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
.... Nuclear reactor components Pipe fittings Weldments ASME SA106-B Corrosion fatigue Background Visual Examination of General Physical Features Testing Procedure and Results Discussion Conclusion Acknowledgments Selected Reference Selected Reference • Fatigue Failures, Failure...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001676
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... of Zircaloy-2 and Inconel 600, respectively. Flux detectors Nitridation Nuclear reactor components Tubing Inconel 600 UNS N06600 High-temperature corrosion and oxidation Introduction Experimental Results Discussion Conclusions Acknowledgments References References 1...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001682
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... Fracture , Failure Analysis and Prevention , Vol 11 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 2002 , p 641 – 649 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003540 The Savannah River Site (SRS) has five nuclear material production reactors (C, K, L, P and R) which were designed and built in the early 1950's...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.modes.c9001632
EISBN: 978-1-62708-234-1
.... Mater. , 2001 , 296 , p. 145 . 10.1016/S0022-3115(01)00517-7 10. Thomas L.E. and Bruemmer S.M. : Proc. of the Eighth Int. Symp. on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems—Water Reactors , Bruemmer S.M. and McIlree A.R. , Ed., American Nuclear...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001559
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... and Cleanliness Requirements for Nuclear Components, RDT F 5-1T, Department of Energy, 1972 . Selected Reference Selected Reference • Warke W. R. , Stress-Corrosion Cracking , Failure Analysis and Prevention , Vol 11 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 2002 , p 823 – 860 10.31399...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003515
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
..., and components with multiple backups taken together—defense in depth—are responsible for maintaining high reliability and safety of operating nuclear power reactors. In most cases, a single component can fail without endangering public health and safety.” Preservice and in-service inspections are conducted...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001334
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
.... It was determined that the tube failed from crevice corrosion under seawater deposits that had formed on the inner surface. Mechanical cleaning of the condenser tubes every 6 months and installation of intake screens of smaller mesh size were recommended. Aluminum bronzes Nuclear reactor components Seawater...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001349
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
.... This combination of factors resulted in failure by stress-corrosion cracking. Implementation of a new repair procedure was recommended. Repairs were successfully made using the new procedure, and all cracks in the weld repair zones were eliminated. Domes Heat-affected zone Nuclear reactor components...