Joint research for operability and life management of NPP components

Jussi Solin, Rauno Rintamaa, Juho Hakala, Antero Tamminen

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    Abstract

    Experimental and analytical research is being carried out in an industrially oriented project cluster dealing with estimating and managing lifetime of critical structures and components in energy industry. The research topics include systematic component lifetime management, lifetime of pressure bearing components, piping vibrations and integrity management, management of materials ageing, non-destructive inspection, water chemistry, oxide films and their role in service reliability and build-up of activity levels, stress corrosion cracking in Inconel welds, irradiation assisted stress corrosion cracking of core components, development of crack growth testing methods as well as the mechanisms of environmentally assisted cracking.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPlant Life Management
    Subtitle of host publicationMidterm status of a R&D project
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    Pages7-34
    ISBN (Electronic)951-38-5728-X
    ISBN (Print)951-38-5727-1
    Publication statusPublished - 2001
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    EventPlant Life Management: Midterm status of a R&D project - Espoo, Finland
    Duration: 1 Jan 20011 Jan 2001

    Publication series

    SeriesVTT Symposium
    Number218
    ISSN0357-9387

    Conference

    ConferencePlant Life Management
    CountryFinland
    CityEspoo
    Period1/01/011/01/01

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    Solin, J., Rintamaa, R., Hakala, J., & Tamminen, A. (2001). Joint research for operability and life management of NPP components. In Plant Life Management: Midterm status of a R&D project (pp. 7-34). VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Symposium, No. 218 http://www.vtt.fi/inf/pdf/symposiums/2001/S218.pdf