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This task is primarily focused on the evaluation of the effect of Si content on the susceptibility of modified 9Cr-1Mo-0.24V steel to stress corrosion cracking (SCC) and localized cracking in both molten lead-bismuth eutectic (LBE) and an aqueous solution of acidic pH.
Further, significant efforts are in progress to characterize the deformation mechanism of modified T91 grade steel as a function of temperature and strain rate. Simultaneously, surface analyses of the tested materials are ongoing using state-of-the-art techniques including scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM).
Corrosion and anti-corrosives; Eutectic alloys; Lead-bismuth alloys; Martensitic stainless steel; Nuclear reactors — Materials — Testing; Silicon; Steel – Embrittlement; Stress corrosion
Corrosion and anti-corrosives--Testing; Eutectic alloys; Nuclear reactors--Materials--Testing
Materials Science and Engineering | Metallurgy | Nuclear Engineering | Oil, Gas, and Energy
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Roy, A. K.
Effect of Silicon Content on the Corrosion Resistance and Radiation- Induced Embrittlement of Materials for Advanced Heavy Liquid Metal Nuclear Systems.
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