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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006256
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... Abstract Heat treatment of depleted uranium (DU) alloys with 4.0 wt% or more molybdenum or equivalent is similar to that of dilute alloys. This article discusses the metallurgical characteristics and processing considerations of DU and its alloys, and describes the control of grain size and...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 27 April 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v03.a0006215
EISBN: 978-1-62708-163-4
... Abstract This article is a compilation of binary alloy phase diagrams for which uranium (U) is the first named element in the binary pair. The diagrams are presented with element compositions in weight percent. The atomic percent compositions are given in a secondary scale. For each binary...
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
... Abstract This article reviews general corrosion of uranium and its alloys under atmospheric and aqueous exposure as well as with gaseous environments. It describes the dependence of uranium and uranium alloy corrosion on microstructure, alloying, solution chemistry, and temperature as well as...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003166
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... density materials: depleted uranium and tungsten and their alloys. applications depleted uranium design considerations health considerations mechanical properties metallurgy processing tungsten tungsten alloys uranium alloys very high density metals VERY HIGH DENSITY METALS are used...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003839
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... constituents, chemical degradation of interphases and reinforcements, microstructure-influenced corrosion, and processing-induced corrosion. The article elaborates on the corrosion behavior of specific aluminum, magnesium, titanium, copper, stainless steel, lead, depleted uranium, and zinc MMCs systems. It...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003004
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
..., cobalt, iridium compounds, iron oxides, manganese oxides, nickel oxides, pyrolusite, uranium oxide + copper oxide Bismuth salts, carbides, carbon, iridium sesquioxide, lead salts, molybdenum compounds, nickel oxide, sulfides, uranium oxide Gray Antimony gray, iridium oxide, osmium oxide, palladium...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 27 April 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v03.a0006228
EISBN: 978-1-62708-163-4
... initial phases are both solid. An example of a peritectoid transformation is provided by the formation of the intermetallic compound U 3 Si in uranium-silicon alloys. The relevant phase diagram is shown in Fig. 28 Casting uranium at the proper concentration of silicon (3.78%) results in a mixture of...
Book Chapter

By G. Keough
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005203
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... 1953. In the late 1950s, this technology was applied by research institutes, which were looking for a practical means of liquefying and pouring uranium into graphite molds, for example, to produce uranium carbide. An early industrial vacuum arc skull melter was built in 1963 for the continuous...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006642
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
... 0.2 Tungsten 187 W (23.8 h) 685.72 5.0 Gold 198 Au (2.70 d) 411.79 0.04 Uranium 239 Np (2.35 d)(b) 106.13, 228.2, 227.6 10(c) (a) Based on a nominal 4 g sample, a 4 min irradiation with 6 × 10 12 cm −2 · s −1 neutron fluence rate, and a 0.5 h γ-ray count taken 5 d after...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 27 April 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v03.a0006199
EISBN: 978-1-62708-163-4
.... Ivanov, T.A. Badaeva, R.M. Sofronova, V.B. Kishenevskii, and N.P. Kushnir, Phase Diagrams of Uranium Alloys , Nauka, Moscow, 1972 ( Ref 5 ) Rh-V crystallographic data Phase Composition, wt% V Pearson symbol Space group Prototype (Rh) 0 to ∼10.7 cF 4 Fm 3 m Cu Rh...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 22A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v22a.a0005444
EISBN: 978-1-62708-196-2
... 0.165 Plutonium 0.020 Rhenium 0.17 Rhodium 0.21 Silicon 0.20 Silver 1.0 Sodium 0.32 Tantalum 0.130 Thallium 0.093 Thorium 0.090 Tungsten 0.397 Uranium 0.071 Vanadium 0.074 Yttrium 0.035 (a) Depends on processing. (b) 18% of Cu. (c) 12...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003083
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... Uuu Uranium U Vanadium V Xenon Xe Ytterbium Yb Yttrium Y Zinc Zn Zirconium Zr (a) Symbol based on the Latin word stibium. (b) Symbol based on the Latin word cuprum. (c) Symbol based on the Latin word aurum. (d) Symbol based on the Latin word ferrum...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003149
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... neutrons. These properties, combined with its good mechanical properties, make zirconium very useful in nuclear power applications, especially as cladding for uranium fuel and for other reactor internals. Today, a high proportion of zirconium is used in water-cooled nuclear reactors; the next largest...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006679
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
... in the presence of each other ( Ref 12 ) Examination of corroded materials ( Ref 13 ) Determination of uranium and plutonium assays in nuclear fuel ( Ref 14 , 15 ) The basic process of an electrochemical reaction requires an electrochemical cell comprised of two half cells with an...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 27 April 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v03.a0006226
EISBN: 978-1-62708-163-4
... the systems investigated. If nucleation is limited to a few locations and lateral growth of the β nuclei does not readily occur, no continuous layer of the peritectic phase is formed, as in nickel-zinc and aluminum-uranium systems. A typical microstructure is shown in Fig. 7 Small crystals of the...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006784
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... elements form high-pressure pockets of gases other than molecular hydrogen. Cracking from hydride formation Transition, rare earth, alkaline-earth metals, and their alloys (includes titanium, tantalum, zirconium, uranium, and thorium) Brittle hydrides often form preferentially where the stress is...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006639
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
... when one electron of the indicated energy level, s, p, d, or f, is missing. Figure 5 ( Ref 8 ) shows an energy-level diagram for uranium metal. XPS spectra obtained from a machine show peaks of both Auger and photoelectron lines. Nomenclature used for photoelectron and Auger lines are different and...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 22A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v22a.a0005442
EISBN: 978-1-62708-196-2
... 11.85 0.428 Thorium 11.72 0.423 Tungsten 19.3 0.697 Uranium 19.07 0.689 Vanadium 6.1 0.22 Zirconium 6.5 0.23 Rare earth metals Cerium 8.23 (c) … Cerium 6.66 (d) … Cerium 6.77 (e) … Dysprosium 8.55 (f) … Erbium 9.15 (f) … Europium 5.245 (e...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003219
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... y yields rose-colored deposit, TiC yields black deposit, zirconium nitride, ZrN, yields brass-colored deposit) applied to hardware, jewelry, guns, and cutlery Corrosion protection: aluminum on uranium, steel (replacing cadmium), and titanium; and carbon and tantalum on biological implants...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003814
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
..., copper, gold, hafnium, iridium, lead, magnesium, nickel, niobium (columbium), osmium, palladium, platinum, rhodium, ruthenium, silver, tantalum, tin, titanium, uranium, zinc, and zirconium. Also covered in this Section are several specialty nonferrous products that cannot easily be categorized by...