63. Zirconium Alloy Corrosion

  1. R. Winston Revie
  1. B. Cox

Published Online: 19 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch63

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

How to Cite

Cox, B. (2011) Zirconium Alloy Corrosion, in Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition (ed R. W. Revie), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch63

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Centre for Nuclear Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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:

  • zirconium alloy corrosion, and zirconium alloys - primary structural metal within fueled region of cores of nuclear reactors;
  • zirconium alloys, good stress corrosion cracking (SCC) resistance - susceptible to SCC in environments, weldments lowering residual stress;
  • environments causing cracking of titanium - and zirconium alloys

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Corrosion behavior

  • Nuclear fuel cladding

  • References