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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
... was selected as a reflector 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpmpa.t54480353
EISBN: 978-1-62708-318-8
... alloys are used in aerospace, automotive, chemical processing, medical, and military applications as well as power generating equipment, sporting goods, oil and gas production, and marine vessels. References References 15.1 Froes F.H. , Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250129
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... coincided to push the use of titanium to nearly the 30,000 tons forecast in the early 1950s. Civilian transport aircraft construction and chemical and nuclear uses reached peak levels, and even export business had developed to serve the growing military and civilian aircraft production in Europe. This peak...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120295
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
... Derby DE21 7XX John Fowler Tel:    +44 (0) 1332 661461    Fax: +44 (0) 1332 622948 Fabrication and design of components for marine power systems TECVAC Ltd. Buckingway Business Park Swavesey Cambridge CB4 5UG Rhod Turner    Tel: +44 (0) 1954 233700    Fax: +44 (0) 1954 233733    e-mail: sales...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... of enormous magnitude. The crisis originated from state government legislation to deregulate electric power utilities and to open up the market to competition. However, a series of subsequent events led to an energy crisis that was unprecedented in the history of the state. Large energy companies went...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... as Alcoa. The next breakthrough in aluminum came in 1901 when Alfred Wilm, while working in a military research center in Germany, accidentally discovered age hardening, in particular age hardening of aluminum alloys. He made this discovery after hardness measurements on aluminum-copper alloy specimens...
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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
... beryllium tubing to provide stiff, lightweight booms for precision antenna and solar array structures. In the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), power is released from the reaction between hydrogen and tritium (hydrogen isotope) atoms, resulting in the formation of a new atom...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... Low Curie temperature High-output power generators 2V-49Co-49Fe, 27Co-0.6Cr-Fe High saturation Dry reed magnetic switches 51Ni-Fe Controlled expansion glass/metal sealing Chart recorder (instrument) motors, synchronous motors 49Ni-Fe Moderate saturation, low losses, nonoriented grade...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780057
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... efforts (especially for military systems and nuclear power plants), the system must meet a quantified safety requirement related to the probability of occurrence. Fault-tree analysis is used for making this determination. This capability is also useful in the failure analysis environment, because...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... vessel may be a power or heating boiler, a nuclear reactor chamber, a chemical process chamber, a hydrostatic test chamber used to test underwater equipment, or a pressure vessel for human occupancy. Once the intended use is identified, the appropriate design code can be selected. For example, pressure...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170242
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... drilling, steelmaking, railroading, dredging, lumbering, and in the manufacture of cement and clay products. Austenitic manganese steel is used in equipment for handling and processing earthen materials (such as rock crushers, grinding mills, dredge buckets, power shovel buckets and teeth, and pumps...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610303
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... techniques used for cracks Technique Principles Applications and notes Direct Visual Naked eye, assisted by magnifying glass, low-power microscope, lamps, mirrors Only at places easily accessible Detection of small cracks requires much experience. Penetrant Colored liquid penetrant...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.stg2.t61280001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-267-9
... engine, which is the latest in a series of military engines to power high-performance aircraft. The gas temperatures in these engines in the hot sections (rear areas of the engine) may rise to levels far above 2000 °F (1093 °C). Cooling techniques reduce the actual component metal temperatures to lower...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230523
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... . Symposium on Compounds of Interest in Nuclear Reactor Technology , University of Colorado , Boulder, CO Beaver W.W. , and Wikle K.G. , 1954 . Mechanical Properties of Beryllium Fabricated by Powder Metallurgy , J. Met. , Vol 6 , p 559 – 573 10.1007/BF03398875 Beitscher S...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.9781627082983
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... Pleasant, OH in 1967 resulted in the loss of 46 lives and cost millions of dollars. Perhaps most dangerous of all is corrosion that occurs in major industrial plants, such as electrical power plants or chemical processing plants. Plant shutdowns can and do occur as a result of corrosion. This is just...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... and a “wand” with an extension Identify magnetic and nonmagnetic materials. Use the wand to retrieve items or to collect magnetic debris; immediately separate debris into magnetic and nonmagnetic. 10 Loupe and magnifying glass Inspect samples. Loupe is higher magnification (10–25×); lower-power...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.secwr.t68350125
EISBN: 978-1-62708-315-7
... nozzles, exhaust manifolds, jet engine parts, and nuclear power plant components. These coating materials are deposited by firing (sintering) a slurry or slip that has been applied to a metal surface by spraying or dipping, by various thermal spray techniques discussed later in this chapter...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910363
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... Bridges Zn, Zn-Al, or Al Bridge fabrication shops Zn, Zn-Al, or Al Chemical and water storage tanks Alloy 625, Al, Zn, and a high-Cr/Ni alloy Power transmission poles 85% Zn-15% Al Piping in power plant cooling towers Al Cooling water pump diffuser Al Concrete bridge structures Zn...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... are continually consumed during electrolysis. A group of cells are connected in series to obtain the voltage required by the particular direct current power source that is being used. Non-heat-treatable wrought aluminum alloys are those that derive their strength from solid-solution or dispersion hardening...