EBWR TURBINE BLADE FAILURE. Summary Report

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This is a summary report on thc failure of the EBWR turbine blade. It includes a description of the turbine shutdown sequence, the investigation into the cause of vibration, the disassembly of turbine, and observations and conclusions concerning the cause of the blade failure. The cause of failure was traced to a fault in the holding fixture used during the machining operation. There was no indication that any adverse effect on the turbine, blades resulted from the fact that the steam came from a direct-cycle boiling water nuclear reactor power source. (auth)

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Harrer, J.M. & Wimunc, E.A. November 1, 1958.

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This is a summary report on thc failure of the EBWR turbine blade. It includes a description of the turbine shutdown sequence, the investigation into the cause of vibration, the disassembly of turbine, and observations and conclusions concerning the cause of the blade failure. The cause of failure was traced to a fault in the holding fixture used during the machining operation. There was no indication that any adverse effect on the turbine, blades resulted from the fact that the steam came from a direct-cycle boiling water nuclear reactor power source. (auth)

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Pages: 22

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  • Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59

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  • Report No.: ANL-5941
  • Grant Number: W-31-109-ENG-38
  • DOI: 10.2172/4279376 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4279376
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1018946

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Harrer, J.M. & Wimunc, E.A. EBWR TURBINE BLADE FAILURE. Summary Report, report, November 1, 1958; Lemont, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1018946/: accessed January 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.