Non-destructive inservice inspections

Pentti Kauppinen, Matti Sarkimo, Kari Lahdenperä

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    Abstract

    In order to assess the possible damages occurring in the components and structures of operating nuclear power plants during service the main components and structures are periodically inspected by non-destructive testing techniques. The reliability of non-destructive testing techniques applied in these inservice inspections is of major importance because the decisions concerning the needs for repair of components are mainly based on the results of inspections. One of the targets of this research program has been to improve the reliability of non-destructive testing. This has been addressed in the sub-projects which are briefly summarised here.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationRATU2: The Finnish Research Programme on the Structural Integrity of Nuclear Power Plants
    Subtitle of host publicationSynthesis of achievements 1995-1998
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    Pages237-249
    ISBN (Electronic)951-38-5264-4
    ISBN (Print)951-38-5263-6
    Publication statusPublished - 1998
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    EventRATU2: The Finnish Research Programme on the Structural Integrity of Nuclear Power Plants: Synthesis of achievements 1995−1998 - Espoo, Finland
    Duration: 7 Dec 19987 Dec 1998

    Publication series

    NameVTT Symposium
    PublisherVTT
    Number190
    ISSN (Print)0357-9387
    ISSN (Electronic)1455-0873

    Conference

    ConferenceRATU2: The Finnish Research Programme on the Structural Integrity of Nuclear Power Plants
    CountryFinland
    CityEspoo
    Period7/12/987/12/98

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    Kauppinen, P., Sarkimo, M., & Lahdenperä, K. (1998). Non-destructive inservice inspections. In RATU2: The Finnish Research Programme on the Structural Integrity of Nuclear Power Plants: Synthesis of achievements 1995-1998 (pp. 237-249). Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Symposium, No. 190
    Kauppinen, Pentti ; Sarkimo, Matti ; Lahdenperä, Kari. / Non-destructive inservice inspections. RATU2: The Finnish Research Programme on the Structural Integrity of Nuclear Power Plants: Synthesis of achievements 1995-1998. Espoo : VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 1998. pp. 237-249 (VTT Symposium; No. 190).
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    Kauppinen, P, Sarkimo, M & Lahdenperä, K 1998, Non-destructive inservice inspections. in RATU2: The Finnish Research Programme on the Structural Integrity of Nuclear Power Plants: Synthesis of achievements 1995-1998. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo, VTT Symposium, no. 190, pp. 237-249, RATU2: The Finnish Research Programme on the Structural Integrity of Nuclear Power Plants, Espoo, Finland, 7/12/98.

    Non-destructive inservice inspections. / Kauppinen, Pentti; Sarkimo, Matti; Lahdenperä, Kari.

    RATU2: The Finnish Research Programme on the Structural Integrity of Nuclear Power Plants: Synthesis of achievements 1995-1998. Espoo : VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 1998. p. 237-249 (VTT Symposium; No. 190).

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    Kauppinen P, Sarkimo M, Lahdenperä K. Non-destructive inservice inspections. In RATU2: The Finnish Research Programme on the Structural Integrity of Nuclear Power Plants: Synthesis of achievements 1995-1998. Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 1998. p. 237-249. (VTT Symposium; No. 190).