36. Environmental Degradation of Engineered Barrier Materials in Nuclear Waste Repositories

  1. R. Winston Revie
  1. R. B. Rebak

Published Online: 19 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch36

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

How to Cite

Rebak, R. B. (2011) Environmental Degradation of Engineered Barrier Materials in Nuclear Waste Repositories, in Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition (ed R. W. Revie), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch36

Editor Information

  1. CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Author Information

  1. GE Global Research, Niskayuna, New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470080320

Online ISBN: 9780470872864

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Keywords:

  • environmental degradation of engineered barrier materials - in nuclear waste repositories;
  • reducing or anoxic environments - containers in reducing environments, and backfill of bentonite;
  • environmentally assisted cracking of alloy 22

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • National programs

  • Environments and materials

  • Degradation mechanisms

  • Reducing or anoxic environments

  • Oxidizing environments

  • Summary and conclusions

  • References