Initial Evaluation of the Heat-Affected Zone, Local Embrittlement Phenomenon as it Applies to Nuclear Reactor Vessels

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The objective of this project was to determine if the local brittle zone (LBZ) problem, encountered in the testing of the heat-affected zone (HAZ) part of welds in offshore platform construction, can also be found in reactor pressure vessel (RPV) welds. Both structures have multipass welds and grain coarsening along the fusion line. Literature was obtained that described the metallurgical evidence and the type of research work performed on offshore structure welds.

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McCabe, D.E. September 1, 1999.

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The objective of this project was to determine if the local brittle zone (LBZ) problem, encountered in the testing of the heat-affected zone (HAZ) part of welds in offshore platform construction, can also be found in reactor pressure vessel (RPV) welds. Both structures have multipass welds and grain coarsening along the fusion line. Literature was obtained that described the metallurgical evidence and the type of research work performed on offshore structure welds.

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30 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00012551

Medium: P; Size: 30 pages

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Sep 1999

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  • Report No.: ORNL/NRC/LTR-99/10
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • DOI: 10.2172/12551 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 12551
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc621071

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McCabe, D.E. Initial Evaluation of the Heat-Affected Zone, Local Embrittlement Phenomenon as it Applies to Nuclear Reactor Vessels, report, September 1, 1999; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc621071/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.