Technical Basis for Water Chemistry Control of IGSCC in Boiling Water Reactors

  1. Jeremy T. Busby,
  2. Gabriel Ilevbare and
  3. Peter L. Andresen
  1. Barry Gordon1 and
  2. Susan Garcia2

Published Online: 26 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118456835.ch213

15th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems-Water Reactors

15th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems-Water Reactors

How to Cite

Gordon, B. and Garcia, S. (2012) Technical Basis for Water Chemistry Control of IGSCC in Boiling Water Reactors, in 15th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems-Water Reactors (eds J. T. Busby, G. Ilevbare and P. L. Andresen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey, Canada. doi: 10.1002/9781118456835.ch213

Author Information

  1. 1

    Structural Integrity Associates, Inc., 5215 Hellyer Avenue, Suite 210, San Jose, CA 95138-1025

  2. 2

    Electric Power Research Institute, 3420 Hillview Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1395

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 2 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118132418

Online ISBN: 9781118456835

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Keywords:

  • boiling water reactors;
  • water chemistry control;
  • intergranular stress corrosion cracking;
  • impurities;
  • chlorides;
  • sulfates;
  • zinc;
  • boron;
  • nitrate;
  • chromate;
  • phosphate

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Effect of Impurities on IGSCC in BWR Environments

  • BWR Reactor Water Chemistry Guidelines

  • Conclusions