With the extension of pressurized water reactor’s design life or continued operation, more careful study on the integrity of the internal structures needs to be pursued. In this study, warm-rolling and heat-treatment were applied to 316L stainless steel, in order to simulate the effect of radiation damage such as hardening and radiation-induced grain boundary segregation. And, the crack growth rate testing under constant load condition was performed in the primary water conditions of a pressurized water reactor. Also, in order to investigate the effect of dissolved hydrogen on the crack growth, the dissolved hydrogen concentration was varied between 30 to 50 cc/kg in simulated primary water condition of a pressurized water reactor. The warm-rolled specimens showed the higher crack growth rate than as-received one. Also, the crack growth rate increased as the dissolved hydrogen concentration increases.

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