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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. April 2012, 134(2): 021102.
Published Online: February 16, 2012
.... To exacerbate and complicate this additional type of fatigue damage, power plant design pressures and temperatures are rising, new materials are being introduced, pipes and attached components are becoming increasingly thick, and owners are requiring power plants to heat-up and cool-down at faster rates. Also...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. October 2011, 133(5): 054502.
Published Online: July 20, 2011
...Stanley Yokell This paper discusses factory and field pressure testing of tubular heat transfer equipment such as closed feedwater heaters, steam surface condensers, and power plant auxiliary heat exchangers built in accordance with Section VIII, Division 1 of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. August 2011, 133(4): 041601.
Published Online: May 9, 2011
... deformations of high temperature pipes in power plants. In order to validate the experimental measurement of the high temperature, theoretical simulation of the creep process is adopted for this pipe. The simulation result will be used for comparison with the experimental results. The dimensions...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. June 2011, 133(3): 031101.
Published Online: April 4, 2011
...Kunio Hasegawa; Toshiyuki Meshii; Douglas A. Scarth One of the more common modes of degradation in power plant piping has been wall thinning due to erosion-corrosion or flow-accelerated corrosion. Extensive work has been performed to understand flow-accelerated corrosion mechanisms and develop...
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Article Type: Design Innovations
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. October 2010, 132(5): 055001.
Published Online: September 23, 2010
... and thermal gradients. To exacerbate this, power plant design pressures and temperatures are rising, new materials are being introduced, pipes and attached components are becoming increasingly thick, and owners are requiring power plants to heat-up and cool-down at faster rates. Also, power plant owners...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. April 2009, 131(2): 024502.
Published Online: January 21, 2009
...Andrew Morris; Chris Maharaj; Miltiadis Kourmpetis; Ian Dear; Amit Puri; John Dear Sensors for monitoring creep strain in high-pressure steam pipes and other power plant components are subjected to very demanding environmental and operational conditions. It is important that the sensors...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. April 2009, 131(2): 021501.
Published Online: December 9, 2008
... on the inner surface of tubular components by means of the multiple-probe sensor placed on the outer surface. 14 03 2007 26 08 2008 09 12 2008 crack detection finite element analysis pipes plates (structures) power plants probes remaining life assessment sensors The number...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. November 2007, 129(4): 619–629.
Published Online: October 18, 2006
... stresses can possibly be controlled and reduced by using countermeasures. Not only thermal stress behavior but also the prediction of the microstructural phase during welding heat cycles is very important. High-strength steels or martensitic stainless steels are used in many power plant components...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. November 2006, 128(4): 541–546.
Published Online: October 25, 2005
...Raymond K. Yee; Mike Kapper Pressurized vessels such as a steam drum in a typical power plant can often experience in-service cracking. Structural integrity assessment methodology can be a useful tool to determine the suitability of a vessel for service. This methodology may include fitness...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. February 2006, 128(1): 130–139.
Published Online: October 6, 2005
... and its effect on growth mechanisms. 15 07 2005 06 10 2005 protective coatings corrosion protection steel alloys construction components power plants oxidation power stations metallic high-temperature materials corrosion layers coatings SNMS SIMS SEM TEM EPMA RBS...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. May 2004, 126(2): 241–249.
Published Online: May 5, 2004
... April 2001 02 September 2003 05 05 2004 pipe flow voids (solid) hydrodynamics steel high-pressure techniques geometry pipelines power plants Liquid slug motion in a voided line is observed especially in piping systems that carry high-pressure steam such as power plant...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. August 2002, 124(3): 261–264.
Published Online: July 26, 2002
... Division, March 22, 2001; revised manuscript received March 29, 2002. Associate Editor: S. Y. Zamrik. 22 July 2001 22 March 2001 29 March 2002 26 07 2002 safety steam turbines power plants nuclear power stations neural nets eddy current testing pressure vessels...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. May 2002, 124(2): 144–153.
Published Online: May 1, 2002
... 2002 pressure vessels vibrations power plants flow instability mixtures Many power and process plant components operate in two-phase flow, under high flow rates and adverse environmental conditions. For example, it has been estimated that more than half of nuclear process and heat...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. November 2001, 123(4): 461–468.
Published Online: May 23, 2001
...Suzanne Michaud; Samir Ziada, Mem. ASME; Henri Pastorel The steam dump system in Gentilly Nuclear Power Plant consists of four parallel steam pipes, each of which comprises a steam control valve. Two pipes of this system experienced high-cycle fatigue damage. In-situ vibration and dynamic strain...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. August 2001, 123(3): 305–309.
Published Online: February 5, 2001
... power plants pressure vessels failure (mechanical) failure analysis The semi-infinite plate model was used to analyze the initiation and growth of thermal fatigue cracks. This analysis was based on the theory of heat transfer. According to the mechanical fatigue endurance limit, the allowable...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. May 2001, 123(2): 226–231.
Published Online: November 16, 2000
...; revised manuscript received November 16, 2000. Editor: S. Y. Zamrik. 23 July 2000 12 October 2000 16 November 2000 pressure vessels bending stress effects heat pipes power plants nuclear power Piping systems in a nuclear power plant are designed to meet...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. August 2001, 123(3): 387–390.
Published Online: November 13, 2000
... having calorific value, Q t r ∼ 8.4   MJ / kg , ash content, A d ∼ 51.3   percent , and moisture content, W t r ∼ 11.7   percent. It is fired in pulverized condition in two power plants within the Eesti Energia system. Current heating...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. February 2001, 123(1): 25–31.
Published Online: October 23, 2000
... 23, 2000. Editor: S. Y. Zamrik. 01 January 2000 23 October 2000 power plants fission reactor safety pressure vessels fatigue testing fracture mechanics fission reactor operation Shallow-flaw fracture toughness data for reactor pressure vessel (RPV) materials...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. August 2000, 122(3): 339–348.
Published Online: April 12, 2000
... of a combination of support-active and inactive modes. Ko 48 has presented a detailed review of wear in power plant components. Although the parameters that affect tube wear can be measured during wear tests, in practical cases, analytical techniques are necessary to estimate these effects from flow...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. August 2000, 122(3): 305–316.
Published Online: April 5, 2000
...R. Viswanathan Aging of power plants and competitive pressures to operate and maintain (O&M) these plants at reduced costs have heightened industry interest in life assessment and management technologies. Piping and tubing systems carrying high-pressure steam at temperatures exceeding 1000°F...