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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. April 2010, 132(2): 021202.
Published Online: January 19, 2010
...Dejan Mitrović; Dragoljub Zivkovic Fatigue is one of the most important aging effects of power plant components. Information about fatigue helps in assessing structural degradation of the component and so assists in planning in-service inspection and maintenance. In this paper, we present...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technology Review
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. April 2009, 131(2): 024002.
Published Online: December 30, 2008
...Weiju Ren; Robert Swimdeman To understand the response of Alloy 617 to long-time exposure conditions and to determine the supplementary data needs for structural components in Gen IV nuclear reactors, literature of aging and aging effects in the alloy was reviewed. Most of the reviewed data were...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. November 2008, 130(4): 041207.
Published Online: September 10, 2008
...Xinjian Duan; Michael J. Kozluk; Sandra Pagan; Brian Mills Aging steam generator tubes have been experiencing a variety of degradations such as pitting, fretting wear, erosion-corrosion, thinning, cracking, and denting. To assist with steam generator life cycle management, some defect-specific flaw...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. August 2007, 129(3): 454–459.
Published Online: September 21, 2006
... decrease as the chromium content increases at a given temperature ( 3 ). The aging infrastructure of most power plants around the world and the cost associated with maintenance triggered the search for prediction methods for prediction of the remaining life of critical components. Development...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. February 2006, 128(1): 64–70.
Published Online: October 19, 2005
...Yasuhide Asada This series of papers has been issued to give general views on recent Japanese activities related to nuclear codes and standards. Part II of the series describes component aging aspects and future trends. The component aging aspects include evaluation methods for vessels based...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. May 2001, 123(2): 157–160.
Published Online: November 9, 1999
...David W. Gandy; Shane J. Findlan; R. Viswanathan As the U.S. fleet of fossil power plants age, utilities are forced to perform more and more repairs on such components as turbine casings, main and reheat piping, headers, and other components that have experienced high-temperature degradation...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. February 2000, 122(1): 76–85.
Published Online: October 26, 1999
...R. Viswanathan, Technical Fellow,; D. Gandy, Manager, Power plant piping operating at elevated temperatures is subject to several types of service aging-related degradation, such as softening, spheroidization, embrittlement, and creep. When cracks are found in these components, weld repair is often...