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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
... • Was G.S. , Busby J. and Anderson P.L. , Effect of Irradiation on Stress-Corrosion Cracking and Corrosion in Light Water Reactors , Corrosion: Environments and Industries , Vol 13C , ASM Handbook , Cramer S.D. and Covino B.S. , Ed., ASM International , 2006 , p 386 – 414...
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
...Abstract Abstract Cracking occurred in an ASME SB166 Inconel 600 safe-end forging on a nuclear reactor coolant water recirculation nozzle while it was in service. The safe-end was welded to a stainless-steel-clad carbon steel nozzle and a type 316 stainless steel transition metal pipe segment...
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
...Abstract Abstract The secondary cooling water system pressure boundary of Savannah River Site reactors includes expansion joints utilizing a thin-wall bellows. While successfully used for over thirty years, an occasional replacement has been required because of the development of small...
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
... Meeting on DOE Spent Fuel , 118 – 124 , Salt Lake ( 1994 ). 2. Howell J.P. , “Corrosion of Aluminum-Clad Spent Fuel in Reactor Basin Water Storage,” NACE Corrosion/95, paper 429, Houston, Texas ( 1995 ) 3. Godard H.P. , “The Corrosion of Light Metals,” p3, John Wiley...
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
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 Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006785
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... rivet holes and other areas of high stress when boiler water contained caustic soda (NaOH) or the boiler water chemistry was conducive to the formation of caustic soda ( Ref 4 ). In their 1926 paper, “The Cause and Prevention of Embrittlement of Boiler Plate,” researchers at the University of Illinois...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001571
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... cladding and the A533 Grade B plate material to a depth of about mid-wall. The microstructures of these specimens were compared to that of specimens cut from the Midland, Michigan reactor vessel, made from the same grade and thickness but never placed in service. These specimens were subjected to known...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0001818
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... 1984 by the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors Initial part failure Causes Type of failures Numbers Low water cut-off Faulty design fabrication or installation Corrosion or erosion Operator error or poor maintenance Burner failure Pressure control failure Other...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006812
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... part failure Causes Type of failure Numbers Low water cut-off Faulty design fabrication or installation Corrosion or erosion Operator error or poor maintenance Burner failure Pressure control failure Other Burned or overheated Collapsed inward Combination...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006783
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
...; those indicated by a black rectangle were tested in low-velocity or poorly aerated water and at shielded areas may become active and exhibit a potential near −0.5 V. SCE, saturated calomel electrode. Adapted from Ref 2 Although the measurement of potentials has limitations as previously noted...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003553
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... is an additional example. Example 1: SCC of a Type 304 Stainless Steel Pipe Caused by Residual Welding Stresses A 150 mm (6 in.) schedule 80S type 304 stainless steel pipe (11 mm, or 0.432 in., wall thickness), which had served as an equalizer line in the primary loop of a pressurized-water reactor...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003540
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... measures were developed to mitigate the effects of the conditions that contribute to IGA/IGSCC. These include steam generator water-chemistry controls, chemical cleaning, and reduction of the primary reactor coolant system (RCS) temperature ( T hot reduction). Of these, a reduction of the primary RCS...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006777
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... synergistic effects or multiple mechanisms may be involved, such as in the case history of a steam generator tube rupture. In this case, a lowering of the operating temperature was proposed to reduce failures. Power plants use steam generators, which have hot reactor coolant water flowing through...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006773
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... that are more easily visualized and interpreted than analytical results. The graphical representations can clearly high-light areas of stress concentration and excessive deformation relative to the entire structure. This graphical capability makes FEA particularly useful when performing failure analysis...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0001816
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... failure analysis fatigue fire-side corrosion power plants stress-corrosion cracking tube rupture water-side corrosion FAILURES IN BOILERS and other equipment in stationary and marine power plants that use steam as the working fluid are discussed in this article. The discussion is mainly...
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Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003548
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... in low-velocity or poorly aerated water and at shielded areas may become active and exhibit a potential near −0.5 V. Adapted from Ref 2 Although the measurement of potentials has limitations as previously noted, galvanic series based on seawater or other standard electrolytes are worthwhile...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.modes.c9001681
EISBN: 978-1-62708-234-1
... nozzles Casting alloys Coal gasification Co-29Cr-19Fe High-temperature corrosion and oxidation In some coal gasification processes [ 1 ], the reactor burner nozzle is a crucial component. Through it coal slurry and oxygen are injected into the reaction chamber where they react exothermically...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003549
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... Fig. 1 Corrosion characteristics of an active-passive metal as a function of solution oxidizing power (electrode potential) Fig. 4 Corrosion failure of 100-year-old riveted steel water transmission main. Courtesy of S. Paul, CorrTech, Inc. Fig. 6 Severely deteriorated...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.9781627082952
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2