INTELI summary report

Pentti Kauppinen, Otso Cronvall, Matti Sarkimo, Timo Pättikangas, Martin Bojinov, Petri Kinnunen, Timo Saario

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The research in four new technological areas aiming to the improvement of structural safety of mechanical components and pipings is presented. These are primarily applied to primary piping but the same approach can be applied to other components as well. Risk informed inservice inspection is a new concept that can be applied to all safety relevant systems of the plant. Similarily the computer simulation of ultrasonic inspection can be applied to all components where ultrasonic inspection is used to evaluate the structural integrity and high reliability of inspection is expected. Besides these two practical approaches the research on corrosion - water chemistry interaction and fluid - structure interaction is summarised.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSAFIR, The Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Power Plant Safety 2003 - 2006
Subtitle of host publicationInterim Report
Place of PublicationEspoo
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
ISBN (Electronic)951-38-6516-9
ISBN (Print)951-38-6515-0
Publication statusPublished - 2004
MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material

Publication series

SeriesVTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes

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