Heavy-Section Steel Irradiation Program: Volume 3, Progress report, October 1991--September 1992

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The primary goal of the Heavy-Section Steel Irradiation Program is to provide a thorough, quantitative assessment of the effects of neutron irradiation on the material behavior, and in particular the fracture toughness properties, of typical pressure vessel steels as they relate to light-water reactor pressure-vessel integrity. Effects of specimen size, material chemistry, product form and microstructure, irradiation fluence, flux, temperature and spectrum, and postirradiation annealing are being examined on a wide range of fracture properties. The HSSI Program is arranged into 10 tasks: (1) program management, (2) K{sub Ic} curve shift in high-copper welds, (3) K{sub Ia} curve shift in ... continued below

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Corwin, W.R. February 1, 1995.

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The primary goal of the Heavy-Section Steel Irradiation Program is to provide a thorough, quantitative assessment of the effects of neutron irradiation on the material behavior, and in particular the fracture toughness properties, of typical pressure vessel steels as they relate to light-water reactor pressure-vessel integrity. Effects of specimen size, material chemistry, product form and microstructure, irradiation fluence, flux, temperature and spectrum, and postirradiation annealing are being examined on a wide range of fracture properties. The HSSI Program is arranged into 10 tasks: (1) program management, (2) K{sub Ic} curve shift in high-copper welds, (3) K{sub Ia} curve shift in high-copper welds, (4) irradiation effects on cladding, (5) K{sub Ic} and K{sub Ia} curve shifts in low upper-shelf welds, (6) irradiation effects in a commercial low upper-shelf weld, (7) microstructural analysis of irradiation effects, (8) in-service aged material evaluations, (9) correlation monitor materials, and (10) special technical assistance. This report provides an overview of the activities within each of these tasks from October 1991 to September 1992.

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INIS; OSTI as TI95007768

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  • Other: TI95007768
  • Report No.: NUREG/CR--5591-Vol.3
  • Report No.: ORNL/TM--11568-Vol.3
  • DOI: 10.2172/70174 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 70174
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc704062

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Corwin, W.R. Heavy-Section Steel Irradiation Program: Volume 3, Progress report, October 1991--September 1992, report, February 1, 1995; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc704062/: accessed January 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.