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Radiation-induced evolution of microstructure and mechanical properties of stainless steels

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posted on 10.11.2010, 15:55 by G.L. Hankin
Radiation-induced changes in microstructures often lead to significant changes in mechanical properties of alloys used in the construction of nuclear reactors. It is desirable to test small specimens to make efficient use of the small volumes available in test and commercial reactor cores and also because small specimens are less affected by the sometimes steep flux gradients experienced in reactor cores and the sometimes large temperature gradients developed in the specimens from gamma heating. (Continues...).

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  • Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

Department

  • Materials

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© G L. Hankin

Publication date

1998

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Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough University.

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uk.bl.ethos.297793

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