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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hpcspa.t54460253
EISBN: 978-1-62708-285-3
... Abstract The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) investigates approaches for managing Canada's used nuclear fuel. As part of a larger program investigating concepts of copper coatings, NWMO has begun exploring copper cold spray in collaboration with the National Research Council...
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Published: 01 August 2018
Fig. 11.52 The structures at the surface (a) and at the center (b) and (c) of a thick plate (225 mm, or 9 in., thickness) in quenched and tempered ASME/ASTM A533B Class 1 steel manufactured for nuclear applications. The increase in segregation from the surface to the center is evident, even More
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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
... to 12 B; β – + 2n to 11 B 0 Source: Lide 1998 Beryllium has found commercial outlets for the metal, its oxide, and in alloys, especially copper, aluminum, and nickel-beryllium alloys. Metal usage is prevalent in nuclear and structural applications, which comprise approximately 10...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030074
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... control equipment N07214 Haynes 214 16.0 76.5 … … … … 4.5 3.0 0.03 … Specialized heat treatment equipment, turbine parts N07718 Inconel 718 19.0 52.5 … 3.0 5.1 0.9 0.5 18.5 0.08 max 0.15 max Cu Gas turbines, rocket engines, nuclear applications N07750 Inconel X-750 15.5...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sap.t53000117
EISBN: 978-1-62708-313-3
... provide increased strengthening. High strength and creep resistance up to 1010 °C (1850 °F) Nimonic 75 GTE sheet metal fabrications, industrial furnace components, heat treating equipment and fixtures, nuclear applications … Nimonic 80A GTE blades, rings and discs, bolts, tube supports in nuclear...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sch6.t68200233
EISBN: 978-1-62708-354-6
... Abstract The design stresses for most pressure-containing structural application, which are based upon minimum mechanical properties designated in the specifications published by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). This chapter reviews metallurgical characteristics...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... Metal processing : hot-work tools and dies, casting dies Medical applications : dentistry uses, prosthetic devices Space vehicles : aerodynamically heated skins, rocket engine parts Heat-treating equipment : trays, fixtures, conveyor belts, baskets, fans, furnace mufflers Nuclear power...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090191
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... is properly attributed to IASCC in all instances. While IASCC is of primary interest in LWR core materials, it is also of concern in applications such as fusion reactors and high-level radioactive waste containers. To date, IASCC in LWR reactor internals has been discovered during routine inspections...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090359
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... examination. The reevaluation showed conventional ultrasonic examination methods to be inadequate, but advanced techniques to be successful. This resulted in a Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requirement for training and qualification of ultrasonic inspectors and systems. Advances in the intergranular...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... was not pursued until the 1940s. At that time, the best known use for the metal was in the field of nuclear energy [ Bellamy and Hill 1963 ]. Beryllium was electrowon and cast into billets for these applications. The metal always solidified with very large grain size. Consequently, cast beryllium could...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240597
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
..., but it has a 50% higher density. Zirconium has excellent resistance to many corrosive media, including superheated water, and is almost transparent to thermal energy neutrons. These properties, combined with its good mechanical properties, make zirconium very useful in nuclear power applications, especially...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780035
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
..., and transfer symbols) come together to generate a fault-tree analysis. charting symbols fault-tree analysis IN THE 1950s AND 1960s, the United States developed its nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) program. Nuclear ICBMs were designed such that when launched, they could...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090303
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... corrosion resistance. For more than 60 years, zirconium and its alloys have been successfully used in a variety of applications, including fuel cladding and structural components in nuclear reactors, chemical equipment, getters, and alloying. Zirconium resists stress-corrosion cracking (SCC) in certain...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2007
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.htcma.t52080423
EISBN: 978-1-62708-304-1
... investigated for use as coolants in nuclear reactors. Sodium, for example, has been used as a coolant in fast breeder nuclear reactors. Most corrosion studies of molten metals have been carried out in conjunction with nuclear reactor applications ( Ref 1 – 4 ). Other applications of liquid metals include heat...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230027
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... Abstract This chapter provides a thorough review of the crystal structure of beryllium and its elastic, thermal, and nuclear properties. It also includes information on electrical and optical properties and an extensive amount of data in the form of tables and plots. beryllium...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tstap.t56040020
EISBN: 978-1-62708-428-4
... spray markets and applications, and process robustness, reliability, and economics. thermal spray markets thermal spraying Introduction and Background Thermal spray is regarded as a key surface engineering technology that underpins the competitiveness of critical manufacturing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220475
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
.... Furthermore, special applications require medium or low alloyed steels similar to engineering steels. This is the case for such as steels for nuclear reactor pressure vessels, high-pressure vessels, submarine hulls, and so on. A large part of the world’s use of steel encompasses structural steels...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780343
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... pertinent to structure analysis. This is followed by a review of the characterization of plastics by infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. The article then provides information on the distribution of molecular weight of an engineering plastic. It further discusses the methods used in thermal...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250129
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... engine market was still the major customer, but applications were slowly found in chemical and nuclear plant construction, where corrosion resistance was the primary property. The growing field of missile technology began to consume increasing, although limited, amounts of titanium. The civilian airline...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2007
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.htcma.t52080409
EISBN: 978-1-62708-304-1
... treatment of metals and alloys (e.g., annealing, tempering, hardening, quenching, and cleaning) as well as for surface treatment (e.g., case hardening). In nuclear and solar energy systems, they have been used as a medium for heat transfer and energy storage. Other applications include extraction...