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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2012
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7515-0
... of the alternative, but often inferior, corrosion resistant alloys. Explosion cladding has enabled CPI companies to cost effectively benefit from the superior performance features of zirconium in heavy-wall pressure vessels and heat exchangers. Explosion cladding is a unique technology that uses the energy...
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Series: ASTM Manuals
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2010
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7018-6
..., but often inferior, corrosion resistant alloys. Explosion cladding has enabled CPI companies to cost effectively benefit from the superior performance features of zirconium in heavy-wall pressure vessels and heat exchangers. Explosion cladding is a unique technology that uses the energy of an explosive...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3477-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3477-5
... The effect of neutron flux level is a longstanding concern for determining the applicability of test reactor data or high lead-factor surveillance data to the prediction of embrittlement in commercial reactor pressure vessels (RPV). However, as operating reactors reach higher fluences...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2899-1
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2899-6
... Hydrogen cracking associated with armament structures has become more prevalent in recent times [1–3]. In this work, a thick-walled, autofrettaged pressure vessel was manufactured from ASTM A723 Grade 2 steel and heat-treated to yield strength of 1170 MPa. An outside diameter keyway...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2878-9
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2878-1
... cross sections for typical fission reactor neutron energy spectra as a function of depth through the reactor pressure vessel. The attenuation of the spectrum-averaged cross sections for total point defect survival and the fraction of either interstitials or vacancies in clusters are quite similar...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2884-3
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2884-2
... of NRT dpa as a damage correlation parameter. However, a potentially significant spectrum dependence is observed in the point defect cluster size distributions. displacement cascades ferritic steels modeling molecular dynamics point defects pressure vessels radiation damage Roger E...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2868-1
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2868-2
...-of-plane biaxial bending stress component in the test section that approximates the nonlinear stresses resulting from pressurized-thermal-shock or pressure-temperature loading of a nuclear reactor pressure vessel (RPV). Tests with the cruciform specimen demonstrated that biaxial loading can have...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2852-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2852-1
... BNFL Magnox Generation Group is sampling irradiated submerged-arc weld metal from the reactor pressure vessel at Trawsfynydd Power Station, which is currently being decommissioned. Chemical analysis has shown that the sampled weld is typical of previously sampled submerged-arc weld...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2614-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2614-5
... a significant impact on the predictions of radiation damage models, particularly at the relatively low temperatures typical of commercial, light water reactor pressure vessels (RPV) and other out-of-core components. A previously-developed kinetic model used to investigate RPV embrittlement has been modified...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2614-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2614-5
... Magnox Electric maintains a significant microstructural programme in support of its safety case for operation of its stations with steel pressure vessels. An important part of this programme is the characterisation of grain boundary chemistry using Auger spectroscopy. Mechanical testing...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2486-4
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2486-8
.... hydrogen cracking pressure vessels high strength steel environmental cracking threshold crack growth rate finite element analysis J. H. Underwood 1, E. Troiano ~, G. N. Vigilante~, A. A. Kapusta ~and S. Tauscher ~ HYDROGEN CRACKING DURING SERVICE OF HIGH STRENGTH STEEL CANNON COMPONENTS REFERENCE...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2498-8
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2498-1
... of results produced on several recent tests, a 60 ft. diameter sphere, a 50 ft. diameter storage tank and a jacketed process vessel. acoustic emission pressure vessels inspection ultrasonics NDT process safety management fitness for service Samuel J. Ternowchek,1 Thomas J. Gandy,2 Mauricio V...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2498-8
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2498-1
... There are many composite wrapped pressure vessels in service. These containers are most widely used for gas storage in natural gas vehicles (NGV). A standard has been developed for the testing of these vessels by the subcommittee ASTM E07.04.03 Acoustic Emission (AE) applications. The AE test...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2609-3
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2609-1
... objective interpretations. This paper presents the results of an experimental study in which two computer sensing techniques were used to monitor filament-wound pressure vessels during pressurization. Acoustic emission registers the sound generated by microscopic damage propagation. Video image correlation...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1997
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2423-6
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2423-3
... A laboratory study was conducted to evaluate the effects of composition and heat treatment on the toughness of ASTM A508 Grade 3 Class 1 material for pressure vessels. Five steels were vacuum induction melted and cast as ingots in the laboratory. These heats included a base steel representing...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1997
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2423-6
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2423-3
... BethForge manufactures precision custom forgings for diverse applications including turbine and generator rotors, components for nuclear reactors and other pressure vessels, and rolls for steel and aluminum rolling mills. This paper will discuss the production of forging ingots for BethForge...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2016-8
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2016-7
... mechanism trend curve has been developed. The form of this trend curve, taking into account IGF as well as matrix and copper embrittlement, is thus mechanistically based. The constants in the equation, however, are obtained by a statistical fit to the actual Charpy shift database. pressure vessels...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2016-8
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2016-7
... with previous data obtained from surveillance dose specimens and some start-of-life data. pressure vessels irradiation embrittlement intergranular fracture Philip I.E. Bischlert and Robert K. Wild2 A MICROSTRUCTURAL STUDY OF PHOSPHORUS SEGREGATION AND INTERGRANULAR FRACTURE IN NEUTRON IRRADIATED...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1995
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1996-8
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1996-3
... This fifth Jerry L. Swedlow Memorial Lecture begins with a brief philosophical and historical overview of applied fracture mechanics, particularly as it pertains to the safety of pressure vessels. It then progresses to a more-or-less chronological panorama of experimental and analytical results...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1995
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2013-3
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2013-6
... constraint J-integral cleavage fracture crack tip stress fields J-A 2 methodology pressure vessels biaxial stress brittle-ductile transition size effect size requirement E ~ C h a o 1 and W. M1 CLEAVAGE FRACTURE QUANTIFIED BY J AND A2 REFERENCE: Chao, Y. J., and Ji, W., nCleavage Fracture...