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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
... of the process is also still required and will be investigated in ongoing work. Portions of this chapter are adapted from P. Vo, D. Poirier, J.-G. Legoux, P.G. Keech, and E. Irissou, “Application of Copper Coatings onto Used Fuel Canisters for the Canadian Nuclear Industry,” a paper presented at Materials...
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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
... 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% of the annual beryllium consumption...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030074
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... 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 73.0 … … 1.0 2.5 0.7 7.0 0.04 0.25 max Cu Gas turbine components, pressure vessels...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sap.t53000117
EISBN: 978-1-62708-313-3
..., nuclear applications … Nimonic 80A GTE blades, rings and discs, bolts, tube supports in nuclear steam generators, die casting inserts and cores, exhaust valves in internal combustion engines Similar to Nimonic 75 but PH. Good corrosion and oxidation resistance and tensile and creep-rupture...
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 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... oxidizing environments in space. Usage at one time was limited to lamp filaments, electron tube grids, heating elements, and electrical contacts. Today, refractory metals are also found in applications in the aerospace, electronic, nuclear, and chemical processing industries...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2007
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.htcma.t52080423
EISBN: 978-1-62708-304-1
.... corrosion liquid metal embrittlement solubility References 1. Berry W.E. , Corrosion in Nuclear Applications , John Wiley & Sons , 1971 10.1149/1.2407915 2. Borgstedt H.U. , Ed., Materials Behavior and Physical Chemistry in Liquid Metal...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
..., devoted primarily to beryllium and beryllium alloy science and technology, is the Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology, located in Kharkov, Ukraine. Beryllium activity there was started in the late 1940s, primarily stimulated by the potential nuclear applications for beryllium. In general...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090191
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... H.D. , Gordon G.M. , Ranganath S. , Weinstein D. , and Pathania R. , Application of Water Chemistry Control, On-Line Monitoring, and Crack Growth Models for Improved BWR Materials Performance , Proc. 4th Int. Symp. Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090359
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... cracking (SCC) in stainless steel piping components in BWR plants. References 16.1 “ Stress Corrosion Cracking in Thick-Wall, Large Diameter, Stainless Steel Recirculation System Piping at BWR Plants,” NRC IE Bull. No. 82-03 , U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Inspection...
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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 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240597
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... in nuclear power applications, especially as cladding for uranium fuel and for other reactor components. Zirconium and most of its alloys exhibit strong anisotropy because of its room-temperature, hexagonal close-packed (hcp) α phase which undergoes an allotropic transformation to a body-centered cubic...
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...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220353
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
... 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 after forging and rolling. Reproduced with permission from Elsevier. In (d) the measured values for the ductile-brittle...
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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 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090135
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... Abstract Nickel and nickel-base alloys are specified for many applications, such as oil and gas production, power generation, and chemical processing, because of their resistance to stress-corrosion cracking (SCC). Under certain conditions, however, SCC can be a concern. This chapter describes...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090095
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... Abstract This chapter takes a practical approach to the problem of stress-corrosion cracking (SCC) in stainless steels, explaining how different application environments affect different grades of stainless steel. It describes the causes of stress-corrosion cracking in chloride, caustic...
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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
...., 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 of aluminum, magnesium, sodium, and other...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cw.t51820125
EISBN: 978-1-62708-339-3
... Abstract Nickel-base alloys used for low-temperature aqueous corrosion are commonly referred to as corrosion-resistant alloys (CRAs), and nickel alloys used for high-temperature applications are known as heat-resistant alloys, high-temperature alloys, or superalloys. The emphasis...
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...