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Nuclear Power Plant Safety and Mechanical Integrity by Ramiz Gilada, George Antaki

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Chapter 6

Materials and Aging Mechanisms

Abstract

Chapter 6 covers, in its first part, the materials commonly used in nuclear power plants and the exacting material quality controls that apply. The second part addresses the key corrosion issues that have surfaced and have been tackled in our industry in the recent years.

Keywords

ASME II Specification; Carbon Steel; Corrosion; Flow-accelerated corrosion (FAC); Low Alloy Steel; Materials and Specifications; Microbiologically induced corrosion (MIC); Primary Water Stress Corrosion Cracking (PWSCC); Quality Assurance; Stainless Steel
Chapter 6 covers, in its first part, the materials commonly used in nuclear power plants and the exacting material quality controls that apply. The second part addresses ...

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