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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004148
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... 0.374–0.413 0.6–0.7 0.024–0.028 3.7–4.3 12.1–14.1 Zry4 (Zircaloy4) Zr-1%Nb (M5®) Square 240–300 290–335 555–635 15.5 2.25 Boiling water reactor (BWR) 12–13 0.472–0.512 0.8 0.031 3.5–4 11.5–13.1 Zry2 Square with channels 55–65 275–285 525–545 7 1.02 CANDU (CANadian Deuterium...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003149
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... of strength than that which can be achieved with the Zircaloys. It was developed for use in the pressure tubes of heavy water reactors, such as the Canadian deuterium uranium (CANDU) reactors. The compositions and mechanical properties of the nuclear alloys are summarized in Table 2 . The ASTM...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001084
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... reactor internal structures. Zirconium alloys are used in pressurized-water reactors and boiling-water reactors in the United States, and in Canadian deuterium uranium (CANDU) reactors. Thermal neutron capture cross section of various materials Table 2 Thermal neutron capture cross section...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003968
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... in Canada in 1953 to be $300 million Canadian dollars (CAD). The analysis was made on the Uhlig pattern. The author of Ref 72 reported that the annual corrosion loss in Canada in 1966 was roughly 3% of the GNP, or $1 billion CAD/year. It is interesting to note that in Canada, the oil industry...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004149
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... disposal environment in the Canadian shield was expected to be benign (no halide ion, neutral pH, low ion strength) ( Ref 14 ). During a research drilling program, groundwater containing 5.6 g/L of chloride ion was encountered. The existence of isolated pockets of saline ground water in the deep rock...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.9781627081849
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004225
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... Department of Defense (U.S.) AES auxiliary electrode CANDU computer-aided design/ DS Department of Defense single AFM Auger electron spectroscopy AGR atomic force microscopy CARC computer-aided engineering e stock point (U.S.) AISI advanced gas-cooled reactor CAS Canadian deuterium uranium eÀ Department...
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By Barry Law
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006060
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... The Canadian government founded EcoLogo, North America's largest environmental standard and certification mark, which is now recognized globally. Administered by UL Laboratories, EcoLogo is a type I eco-label, as defined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The program compares products...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003823
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
...-4 has more iron but no nickel for the purpose of minimizing hydrogen pickup. Both alloys are popular in water-moderated reactors, such as boiling water and pressurized water reactors. The Zr-2.5Nb alloy is used in heavy-water-moderated reactors, such as the Canadian deuterium-uranium reactors...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006817
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... utilities, carried out two pilot applications of RCM in the U.S. nuclear power industry. Their interest arose from a belief that this industry was achieving adequate levels of safety and reliability but was massively overmaintaining its equipment. As a result, their main thrust was simply to reduce...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1986
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0001734
EISBN: 978-1-62708-178-8
... of published interlaboratory intercomparisons using several elemental analysis procedures. Samples were prepared from solutions and placed in absorbant paper substrates, ground Canadian geological standard dusts, and ambient aerosols collected on filters. The standard deviation given in Table 3 represents...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003504
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... but parallel work in the early 1980s, the Electric Power Research Institute, an industry research group for the U.S. electrical power utilities, carried out two pilot applications of RCM in the U.S. nuclear power industry. Their interest arose from a belief that this industry was achieving adequate levels...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0005549
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... temperature at which cementite CANDU Canadian deuterium uranium D.I.C. differential interference contrast begins to precipitate from austenite (reactor) on cooling DIN Deutsche Industrie-Normen (German CBA colliding beam accelerator Industrial Standards) ArI temperature at which transformation to ferrite...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002433
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... have been published by the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Canadian Standards Association (CSA), the Society for the Promotion of LCA Development (SPOLD), and various practitioners. For meaningful comparisons of the life...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006666
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
... that separates these methods from any other elemental analysis technique in common use. Table 3 lists the results of published interlaboratory intercomparisons using several elemental analysis procedures. Samples were prepared from solutions and placed in absorbant paper substrates, ground Canadian geological...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4F
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 February 2024
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04F.a0007004
EISBN: 978-1-62708-450-5
... a hardening process ( Ref 7 ). Although the potential use of vegetable oils as basestocks for industrial oil formulation continues to be of interest, they possess a number of very substantial limitations, such as a poor thermal-oxidative stability due to their molecular structure. Antioxidant addition...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006454
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... and industrial testing. In the laboratory, AE inspection is a powerful aid to materials testing and the study of deformation and fracture. It gives an immediate indication of the nonelastic response and behavior of a material when stressed, which are intimately connected with strength, damage, and failure...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0006515
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... ray tube CS combustion synthesis 2.71828 Materials CSA Canadian Standards Association E modulus of elasticity; Young's modulus at. % atomic percent eSt centiStokes E s secant modulus atm atmosphere (pressure) CT computed tomography EAF electric arc furnace AWJ abrasive waterjet machining CTBN carboxy...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006460
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... and photorefractive two-wave mixing interferometer. The article concludes with information on the industrial applications of laser-ultrasonics, including thickness measurement, flaw detection, and material characterization. ultrasonic nondestructive inspection thermoelastic ablation thermoelastic vaporization...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001119
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... Abstract Metal contamination of the environment reflects both natural sources and industrial activity, affecting human health. This article begins with a discussion on the level of metal exposure resulting in toxicological effects, the factors influencing toxicity of metals, and carcinogenicity...