Nuclear Corrosion Modeling

Corrosion in nuclear power plants cause reductions in efficiency and increases in deposit build-up on plant surfaces, making for expensive maintentance and potential radiological health hazards. This book guides studies to predict and minimize corrosion, thus making nuclear power safer and more cost effective. Too often, reliance on empirical models and on-site testing of existing plants makes study and prediction of corrosive effects in nuclear reactors into a pricey and lengthy process. Introducing the experimental procedures, set up, sample preparation and computer modeling suggested in this book will save precious time and resources in a field where the significant time and expense to get and keep plants on-line are two of the chief concerns preventing broader commerical viability. * The only book to focus exclusively on preventing nuclear corrosion * Uses computer modelling to tie together chemical engineering, civil engineering, corrosion science, and nuclear engineering into a cohesive solution to a vexing nucelar problem * Includes all fundamental equations, example data sets and experimental techniques

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  • Author : Roy Castelli
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Pages : 216 pages
  • ISBN : 9781856179348
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Nuclear Corrosion Modeling

Nuclear Corrosion Modeling
  • Author : Roy Castelli
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 22 July 2009
GET THIS BOOKNuclear Corrosion Modeling

Corrosion in nuclear power plants cause reductions in efficiency and increases in deposit build-up on plant surfaces, making for expensive maintentance and potential radiological health hazards. This book guides studies to predict and minimize corrosion, thus making nuclear power safer and more cost effective. Too often, reliance on empirical models and on-site testing of existing plants makes study and prediction of corrosive effects in nuclear reactors into a pricey and lengthy process. Introducing the experimental procedures, set up, sample preparation

Nuclear Corrosion Modeling

Nuclear Corrosion Modeling
  • Author : Roy Castelli
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 14 June 2021
GET THIS BOOKNuclear Corrosion Modeling

Corrosion in nuclear power plants cause reductions in efficiency and increases in deposit build-up on plant surfaces, making for expensive maintentance and potential radiological health hazards. This book guides studies to predict and minimize corrosion, thus making nuclear power safer and more cost effective. Too often, reliance on empirical models and on-site testing of existing plants makes study and prediction of corrosive effects in nuclear reactors into a pricey and lengthy process.

Nuclear Corrosion Science and Engineering

Nuclear Corrosion Science and Engineering
  • Author : Damien FERON
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 February 2012
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Corrosion of nuclear materials, i.e. the interaction between these materials and their environments, is a major issue for plant safety as well as for operation and economic competitiveness. Understanding these corrosion mechanisms, the systems and materials they affect, and the methods to accurately measure their incidence is of critical importance to the nuclear industry. Combining assessment techniques and analytical models into this understanding allows operators to predict the service life of corrosion-affected nuclear plant materials, and to apply the

Corrosion Induced by Low-Energy Radionuclides

Corrosion Induced by Low-Energy Radionuclides
  • Author : Gilbert Bellanger
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 18 December 2004
GET THIS BOOKCorrosion Induced by Low-Energy Radionuclides

Nuclear power plants emit radiation and particles across a range of energies. This radiation can cause corrosion to occur in critically important parts of the plant, which can lead to efficiency and safety problems. Gamma rays and neutrons have the highest energies and can break the metal bonds in interior metallic structures causing damage quickly and in easily monitored ways. Consequently these types of radiation and the best alloys to use to mitigate their effects have been extensively researched and

Modelling Aqueous Corrosion

Modelling Aqueous Corrosion
  • Author : Kenneth R. Threthewey,Pierre R. Roberge
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKModelling Aqueous Corrosion

All significant studies agree that aqueous corrosion continues to cost nations dearly in almost every area of technological endeavour. Over the past ten years, microcomputers have facilitated an explosion in the power of modelling as a technique in science and engineering. In corrosion they have enabled better understanding of polarization curves, they have transformed the scope of electrochemical impedance measurements and they have placed a large range of electrochemistry at the fingertips of the corrosion scientist. This book focuses on

Comprehensive Nuclear Materials

Comprehensive Nuclear Materials
  • Author : Todd R Allen,Roger E Stoller,Shinsuke Yamanaka
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 12 May 2011
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Comprehensive Nuclear Materials discusses the major classes of materials suitable for usage in nuclear fission, fusion reactors and high power accelerators, and for diverse functions in fuels, cladding, moderator and control materials, structural, functional, and waste materials. The work addresses the full panorama of contemporary international research in nuclear materials, from Actinides to Zirconium alloys, from the worlds' leading scientists and engineers. Critically reviews the major classes and functions of materials, supporting the selection, assessment, validation and engineering of materials

Computer Modeling of Nuclear Waste Storage Canister Corrosion

Computer Modeling of Nuclear Waste Storage Canister Corrosion
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 14 June 1979
GET THIS BOOKComputer Modeling of Nuclear Waste Storage Canister Corrosion

Current plans for nuclear waste disposal include placing the waste in a canister to isolate it from the repository environment for 1000 years. Corrosion prediction techniques are currently inadequate to quarantee the canister performance over this length of time. We are attempting to better predict the corrosion process with the help of computer modeling. We developed a program to calculate anodic and cathodic polarization curves using Tafel slopes, equilibrium exchange current densities, and other electrochemical parameters obtained from the experimental corrosion

Sulphur-Assisted Corrosion in Nuclear Disposal Systems

Sulphur-Assisted Corrosion in Nuclear Disposal Systems
  • Author : Damien Féron,Bruno Kursten,Frank Druyts
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 26 November 2020
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In the different disposal concepts for high-level nuclear waste, corrosion of the metallic barriers and in particular the overpack/container is a major issue. It is imperative for performance assessment to predict the lifetime of these containers. In the lifetime prediction of metallic barriers for the disposal of high level nuclear waste (HLW) or of spent fuel, the presence of (reduced) sulphur species is an issue of growing importance, as the sulphur species are involved in localised corrosion phenomena. The

Structural Materials for Generation IV Nuclear Reactors

Structural Materials for Generation IV Nuclear Reactors
  • Author : Pascal Yvon
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 27 August 2016
GET THIS BOOKStructural Materials for Generation IV Nuclear Reactors

Operating at a high level of fuel efficiency, safety, proliferation-resistance, sustainability and cost, generation IV nuclear reactors promise enhanced features to an energy resource which is already seen as an outstanding source of reliable base load power. The performance and reliability of materials when subjected to the higher neutron doses and extremely corrosive higher temperature environments that will be found in generation IV nuclear reactors are essential areas of study, as key considerations for the successful development of generation IV

Sulphur-Assisted Corrosion in Nuclear Disposal Systems

Sulphur-Assisted Corrosion in Nuclear Disposal Systems
  • Author : Damien Féron,Bruno Kursten,Frank Druyts
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 26 November 2020
GET THIS BOOKSulphur-Assisted Corrosion in Nuclear Disposal Systems

In the different disposal concepts for high-level nuclear waste, corrosion of the metallic barriers and in particular the overpack/container is a major issue. It is imperative for performance assessment to predict the lifetime of these containers. In the lifetime prediction of metallic barriers for the disposal of high level nuclear waste (HLW) or of spent fuel, the presence of (reduced) sulphur species is an issue of growing importance, as the sulphur species are involved in localised corrosion phenomena. The

Electrochemical and modelling studies on simulated spent nuclear fuel corrosion under permanent waste disposal conditions

Electrochemical and modelling studies on simulated spent nuclear fuel corrosion under permanent waste disposal conditions
  • Author : Nazhen Liu
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 14 June 2021
GET THIS BOOKElectrochemical and modelling studies on simulated spent nuclear fuel corrosion under permanent waste disposal conditions

The safety assessment models for the deep geological disposal of spent nuclear fuel require a fundamental understanding of the corrosion of spent fuel in a failed waste container. The overall research goal of this project is to investigate the corrosion of simulated spent fuel under permanent disposal conditions, using both model simulations and experimental investigations. A model for fuel corrosion has been expanded to determine the relative importance of radiolytic hydrogen and hydrogen from corrosion of the steel vessel in