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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090191
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... Abstract Irradiation-assisted stress-corrosion cracking (IASCC) has been a topic of engineering interest since it was first reported in the 1960s, having been observed in stainless steel cladding on light water reactor fuel elements. This chapter summarizes the results of decades...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090349
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... Abstract This chapter examines the stress-corrosion cracking (SCC) failure of stainless steel pipe welds in boiling water reactor (BWR) service. It explains where most of the failures have occurred and provides relevant details about the materials of construction, fabrication techniques...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090095
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
.... , Corrosion , Vol 41 , 1985 , p 630 10.5006/1.3582996 4.9 Andresen P.L. , Ford F.P. , Murphy S.M. , and Perks J.M. , State of Knowledge of Radiation Effects on Environmental Cracking in Light Water Reactor Core Materials , Proc. 4th Int. Conf. Environmental Degradation...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1988
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.eihdca.t65220077
EISBN: 978-1-62708-341-6
... Abstract This chapter describes two types of auxiliary equipment required in most induction heating installations: cooling systems and device timers. Water- and vapor-based systems used for cooling the power supply and the induction coil are described. The chapter concludes with a brief...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cw.t51820177
EISBN: 978-1-62708-339-3
... Abstract This chapter reviews weld corrosion in three key application areas: petroleum refining and petrochemical operations, boiling water reactor piping systems, and components used in pulp and paper plants. The discussion of each area addresses general design and service characteristics...
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By Kenneth A. Walsh
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... or moderator in nuclear reactors. Quantities of beryllium used in reactors ranged from a few kilograms in systems for nuclear auxiliary power devices to 1600 kg in the Advanced Test Reactor at Idaho National Laboratory. Until the cessation of nuclear weapon construction, large amounts of beryllium metal were...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090043
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems , Sept 1987 2.138 Hanninen H. et al. , Environment Sensitive Cracking in Pressure Boundary Materials of Light Water Reactors , CSNI Report 141, 1987 10.1016/0308-0161(87)90095-0 2.139 Speidel M.O. and Magdowski R.M. , “ Stress Corrosion...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030292
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
..., metal surfaces covered with (oftentimes, sulfur-containing) corrosion products will be exposed to air and moisture. This can lead to pitting and other forms of localized corrosion and stress-corrosion cracking unless preventive measures are implemented. When equipment is washed with water during...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
.... Zirconium and hafnium are used in water-cooled nuclear reactors, but they serve different functions. Zirconium allows passage of thermal neutrons, while hafnium impedes their passage. It is also used in nuclear control rods as a neutron-absorbing material. However, the greatest usage of hafnium...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910363
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... 10.1007/978-94-009-1501-5 • Surface Engineering , Vol 5 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 1994 • Swaraj P. , Surface Coatings , John Wiley & Sons , 1985 Inhibitors • Boffardi B.P. , Control of Environmental Variables in Water-Recirculating Systems...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090135
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
.... , Materials Requirements for Pressurized Water Reactor Steam Generator Tubing , Nucl. Technol. , Vol 55 , 1981 , p 88 – 104 10.13182/NT81-A32833 5.79 Jones R.L. , Long R.L. , and Olszewski J.S. , “ The Origin of the Extensive Cracking of the Steam Generator Tubing at TMI Unit 1...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870573
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Matrix Composites: Matrices and Processing , Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology , Elsevier Science Ltd. , 2000 10.1016/B0-08-043152-6/00196-0 • Naslain R. , Design , Preparation and Properties of Non-Oxide CMCs for Application in Engines and Nuclear Reactors: An Overview...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... ]. Vauquelin [1798] reported the isolation of a new oxide from beryl. In Vauquelin’s procedure, gemstone emerald was finely pulverized before melting with three times its mass of potassium hydroxide. The cooled melt was dissolved in water and the silica removed by filtration. The filtrate was diluted...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230459
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... Beryllium Alloys by High-Temperature Steam ,” Report AERE-R-4422, U.K. Atomic Authority • English J.L. , 1949 . “ Interim Report on the Corrosion of Beryllium in Simulated Cooling Water for the Proposed Development Reactor ,” ORNL-298, Oak Ridge National Laboratory • English J.L...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.dmlahtc.t60490329
EISBN: 978-1-62708-340-9
...Abstract Abstract This chapter covers the failure modes and mechanisms of concern in hydroprocessing reactor vessels and the methods used to assess lifetime and performance. It begins with a review of the materials used in the construction of pressure-vessel shells, the challenges they face...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... and Applications , Vol 7 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 1998 4.3 International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor Organization , http://www.iter.org/ 4.4 Forming of Beryllium , Metalworking: Sheet Forming , Vol 14B , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 2006 10.31399...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110524
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... Abstract Optoelectronic components can be readily classified as active light-emitting components (such as semiconductor lasers and light emitting diodes), electrically active but non-emitting components, and inactive components. This chapter focuses on the first category, and particularly...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.imub.t53720233
EISBN: 978-1-62708-305-8
... that is not absorbed by the object impinges on a detector such as film. The unabsorbed radiation exposes the film emulsion, similar to the way that light exposes film in photography. Development of the film produces an image that is a two-dimensional shadow picture of the object. Variations in density, thickness...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1988
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.eihdca.t65220281
EISBN: 978-1-62708-341-6
... is fabricated with internal channels for water cooling ( Fig. 11.3 ). In operation, the die is heated by an induction coil on an automatic forming machine. When the die is raised to the forming temperature of the plastic, the tubing is mechanically pressed against it. Thereby, the tubing assumes the shape...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cw.t51820043
EISBN: 978-1-62708-339-3
... in Natural Waters , Mater. Perform. , Vol 15 ( No. 7 ), 1976 19. Kearns J.R. and Deverell H.E. , “The Use of Nitrogen to Improve Fe-Cr-Ni-Mo Alloys for the Chemical Process Industries,” Paper 188, presented at Corrosion 86 , Houston, TX , National Association of Corrosion Engineers...