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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 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060175
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... for molybdenum in reduced-activation ferritic steels for nuclear applications. Zirconium inhibits grain growth and is sometimes used as a deoxidizer in killed steels. Its primary use is to improve hot rolled properties in HSLA steels. Zirconium in solution also slightly improves hardenability. Calcium...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300271
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
..., properties, and relative merits of cermets with those of cemented carbides. cemented carbides cermets friction and wear properties industrial ceramics References 10.1. Myoshi K. and Abel P.B. , Adhesion, Friction, and Wear in Low-Pressure and Vacuum...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300227
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
... Abstract This chapter covers the tribological properties of stainless steel and other corrosion-resistant alloys. It describes the metallurgy and microstructure of the basic types of stainless steel and their suitability for friction and wear applications and in environments where...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.9781627083232
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230145
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
.... , and O’Handley R.C. , 1976 . Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Fe 80 B 20 Glass , Scr. Metall. , Vol 10 , p 541 – 546 10.1016/0036-9748(76)90257-X Gilman J.J. , 1975 . Metallic Glasses , Phys. Today , Vol 28 , p 46 10.1063/1.3068966 He Y. , Schwarz R.B. , Mandrus...
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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
.... Beryllia ceramic ware used for substrates in high-density electronic circuits requires 15% of the annual beryllium production. High-strength and high-conductivity copper-beryllium alloys represent 75% of the annual beryllium usage. The nuclear properties of beryllium are unique because it has a low...
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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
... Abstract This article introduces procedures an engineer or materials scientist can use to investigate failures. It provides a brief survey of polymer systems and key properties that need to be measured during failure analysis. The article begins with an overview of the problem-solving approach...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090191
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... exposure, which alters many material properties and produces radiolysis of water. Classic examples of the neutronfluence dependence of IASCC of austenitic stainless steel are shown in Fig. 6.2(a) ( Ref 6.6 , 6.7 ) for control-blade sheath cracking in high-conductivity boiling water reactors (BWRs...
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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 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... of chemical properties, such as resistance to corrosion in nuclear environments and high strength. Nonetheless, there are two significant differences: Hafnium is not as ductile or as easily worked, while the ductility of zirconium is similar to stainless steel and allows fabrication with common shop equipment...
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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240597
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... Abstract This chapter discusses the compositions, properties, and applications of nonferrous metals, including zirconium, hafnium, beryllium, lead, tin, gold, silver, and platinum group metals. It also addresses fusible alloys and provides melting temperatures for several compositions...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sap.t53000117
EISBN: 978-1-62708-313-3
... Alloys , Advances in High Temperature Structural Materials and Protective Coatings , Koul A.K. , Ed., National Research Council of Canada , Ottawa , 1994 , p 34 – 53 5. Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Pure Metals , Vol 2 , Metals Handbook , 9th ed. , American Society...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... beryllium was that the nuclear reactor designers, who wished to use beryllium for its neutron-reflecting or multiplication properties, required that there be zero boron present, since boron will trap neutrons and was therefore thought to reduce the reactor efficiency. However, in the 1980s, the Ulba plant...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030074
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
.... Dunn D.S. , Cragnolino G.A. , and Sridhar N. , in Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXII , Vol 556 , Materials Research Society , 1999 , p 879 10.1557/PROC-556-879 15. Kehler B.A. , Ilevbare G.O. , and Scully J.R. , Paper 182, Corrosion/2000 , NACE...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230131
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... Abstract This chapter discusses the properties and applications of beryllium intermetallic compounds. It describes the crystal structure of key beryllides, the metals they contain, and important properties such as high-temperature strength, thermal conductivity and expansion, oxidation...
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...