10. Technique Development and Probe Design for Reactor Pressure Vessel Nozzle Inner Radius Inspection

  1. Mark V. Brook

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118104781.ch10

Ultrasonic Inspection Technology Development and Search Unit Design: Examples of Practical Applications

Ultrasonic Inspection Technology Development and Search Unit Design: Examples of Practical Applications

How to Cite

Brook, M. V. (2011) Technique Development and Probe Design for Reactor Pressure Vessel Nozzle Inner Radius Inspection, in Ultrasonic Inspection Technology Development and Search Unit Design: Examples of Practical Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118104781.ch10

Author Information

  1. West Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470874349

Online ISBN: 9781118104781

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Keywords:

  • probe design for RPV nozzle inner radius, inspection, wedge parameters;
  • inner radius zone of RPV nozzle for radial cracks, in ultrasonic inspection;
  • nozzle's outer/inside surface, inner radius flaw detection;
  • wedge design for inner radius inspection, from the outer surface;
  • the inside nozzle surface inspection, and immersion method

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Inspection Zone Configuration

  • Inspection from the Outside Nozzle Surfaces: Contact Method

  • Example of Wedge Design for Inner Radius Inspection from the Outer Surface

  • Inspection from the Inside Nozzle Surface: Immersion Method