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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004145
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... degradation. Boiling water reactor topics dealing with localized corrosion of zirconium alloy fuel cladding, plus a detailed analysis of the effects of irradiation on corrosion are addressed in other articles in this Section, “Corrosion in the Nuclear Power Industry.” The corrosion of balance-of-plant...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005711
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
... for nuclear fuel processing before and after irradiation for power plant applications. Nuclear fusion research is divided into two primary fields of study categorized by the method for confining the fusion fuel: magnetic confinement fusion and inertial confinement fusion. nuclear energy nuclear...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001112
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
...-energy physics, thermonuclear fusion, and nuclear magnetic resonance. cold processing fabrication technology hot processing superconducting properties ternary molybdenum chalcogenides THE TERNARY MOLYBDENUM CHALCOGENIDES have generated many fundamental as well as applied research efforts...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1986
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0001749
EISBN: 978-1-62708-178-8
... from a common supply that furnishes ±6 V dc and ±12 V dc. Abstract Abstract Radioanalysis is an analytical technique that uses energy emitted by radioactive isotopes to measure the concentration of related elements in test samples. This article begins with a discussion on the principles...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003844
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... energy (solar radiation, heat and temperature variation, and nuclear radiation), permeation (moisture, solvent retention, chemical, and oxygen), stress (drying and curing, vibration, and impact and abrasion), and biological influences (microbiological and macrobiological). coatings paints...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006035
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... the core of an operating nuclear reactor. The LOCA is triggered when the pressure boundary of the reactor is breached, pressure is lost, and the coolant water flashes to steam. The sudden release of kinetic energy instantly elevates the reactor containment pressure and temperature. Coolant flow through...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003594
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
.... , in Proceedings of the International Conference on Liquid Metal Engineering and Technology , Vol 3 , The British Nuclear Energy Society , 1985 , p 65 – 72 Selected References Selected References • Anderson T.L. and Edwards G.R. , The Corrosion Susceptibility of 2-1/4 Cr-1 Mo Steel...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003610
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... of the British Nuclear Energy Society, Thomas Telford Ltd., 1973 • Proceedings of the International Conference on Sodium Technology and Large Fast Reactor Design , ANL-7520, Part I, National Technical Information Service, 1969 • Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Liquid Metal...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01.a0001036
EISBN: 978-1-62708-161-0
... Embrittlement and Creep in Fuel Cladding and Core Components , British Nuclear Energy Society , 1972 , p 109 – 115 10.2172/4925002 21. Hawthorne J.R. , Irradiation Embrittlement , in Treatise on Materials Science and Technology , Vol 25 , Academic Press, 1983 , p 461 – 524 10.1016/B978-0...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004147
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... degradation in core components in nuclear power reactors, which make up approximately 17% of the world's electric power production. Service failures have occurred in boiling water reactor (BWR) core components and, to a somewhat lesser extent, in pressurized water reactor (PWR) core components consisting...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006650
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
... O 7 with (a) no apodization and (b) 200 Hz Gaussian line broadening. Only the isotropic peaks due to the two Q 1 polyhedra are shown. Fig. 1 Schematic showing the nuclear spin energy levels as a function of spin quantum number, I , and externally applied magnetic field, B 0...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1986
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0001750
EISBN: 978-1-62708-178-8
... Electronic transitions Kilo electron volt 1.602 × 10 −16 γ-ray 10 19 –10 22 3 × 10 −9 – 3 × 10 −12 cm Mega electron volt 1.602 × 10 −13 Discharge tube Photocell Low energy, nuclear 10 19 –10 23 3 × 10 −9 – 3 × 10 −13 cm Mega electron volt 1.602 × 10 −33 Inner-shell electronic...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003151
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... in lamp filaments, electron tube grids, heating elements, and electrical contacts. However, they have since found application in the aerospace, electronics, nuclear and high-energy physics, and chemical-process industries. Each of the refractory metals, with the exception of rhenium, is consumed...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 19
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v19.a0002404
EISBN: 978-1-62708-193-1
.... It concludes with a discussion on the Charpy energy correlations for aged stainless steels. austenitic stainless steel base metal Charpy energy correlations cold-work-induced strengthening crack orientation fracture mechanics fracture toughness neutron irradiation strain rate thermal aging weld...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004146
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... intergranular corrosion. It concludes with information on the external bolting corrosion in nuclear power reactors. low-strength austenitic stainless steels corrosion fouling intergranular corrosion intergranular stress corrosion cracking nickel-base alloys high-strength nickel-base alloys nuclear...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003828
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
..., and armor-piercing kinetic energy penetrators because of its high density (68% greater than lead) and ease of fabrication. Uranium has moderate strength and ductility and can be cast, formed or machined, and welded by standard methods. Pure uranium metal and uranium alloys have also been used as nuclear...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005908
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... strongly depend on the production of electricity from the various energy sources such as coal, gas, nuclear energy, or renewable energy. The world average value for 1996 ( Fig. 14 ) is quite low because a large amount of electricity worldwide is produced from hydro power. Looking to the conversion factors...
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
... as a potential repository site began in the late 1970s. At that time, the U.S. Department of Energy was also considering other locations with other types of geological formations. In late 1982, the U.S. Congress passed legislation (Nuclear Waste Policy Act) that codified the process for characterizing...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 18
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v18.a0006432
EISBN: 978-1-62708-192-4
... to create radioactive isotopes in the samples to be tested. Particles—such as neutrons, protons, or deuterons—are accelerated and then used to induce nuclear reactions in the material of the test piece. The activation method, the irradiated material, and the applied activation energy determine the total...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001117
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... Hemispherical Emittance At 9.3 μm: 3% at 25 °C, 15 to 20% at 660 °C (liquid) Nuclear Properties Neutron Cross Section For neutron energy of 0.02 V, 0.2 b/atom; for 100 MV, 0.6 to 0.7 b/atom Mechanical Properties Tensile Properties See Table 1 , Table 2 , and Fig. 3 . Tensile...