Accession Number : AD0711321

Title :   IRRADIATION EFFECTS ON REACTOR STRUCTURAL MATERIALS.

Descriptive Note : Quarterly progress rept. 1 May-31 Jul 70,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Steele,L. W. ; Hawthorne,J. R. ; Serpan,C. Z. , Jr. ; Smidt,F. A. , Jr.

Report Date : 15 AUG 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : The report includes: (1) assessments of radiation resistant A533-B plate from a controlled composition 30-ton demonstration melt, (2) a study of through-thickness ductility in an irradiated reactor vessel wall, (3) neutron embrittlement in a simulated reactor pressure vessel wall, and (4) fundamental exploration of radiation damage in vanadium. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*REACTOR MATERIALS, DAMAGE), (*STEEL, DAMAGE), (*VANADIUM, DAMAGE), FRACTURE(MECHANICS), PRESSURE VESSELS, NEUTRON REACTIONS, EMBRITTLEMENT, (U)EMBRITTLEMENT

Subject Categories : Metallurgy and Metallography
      Fission Reactor Materials

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE