Stress Corrosion Cracking and Crack Tip Characterization of Alloy X-750 in Boiling Water Reactor Environments

  1. Jeremy T. Busby,
  2. Gabriel Ilevbare and
  3. Peter L. Andresen
  1. J.P. Gibbs1,
  2. R.G. Ballinger1,
  3. J.H. Jackson2,
  4. D. Isheim3 and
  5. H. Hänninen1

Published Online: 26 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118456835.ch78

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

Gibbs, J.P., Ballinger, R.G., Jackson, J.H., Isheim, D. and Hänninen, H. (2012) Stress Corrosion Cracking and Crack Tip Characterization of Alloy X-750 in Boiling Water Reactor Environments, 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.ch78

Author Information

  1. 1

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 185 Albany St., Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

  2. 2

    Idaho National Laboratory, 2525 Fremont Ave., Idaho Falls, ID 83402, USA

  3. 3

    Northwestern University, 2220 Campus Dr., Evanston, IL 60208, USA

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:

  • alloy x-750;
  • stress corrosion cracking;
  • crack growth rate;
  • corrosion potential;
  • normal water chemistry;
  • hydrogen water chemistry;
  • crack tip characterization;
  • atom probe tomography

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental Method

  • Sample Preparation

  • Microstructural Characterization

  • Crack Growth Rate Results

  • Fractographic Analysis

  • Crack Tip Characterization

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements