Title

The Influence of Chrome in the Oxidation Process of Steels in Flowing LBE

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

7-12-2009

Publication Title

International Conference on Nuclear Engineering

Publisher

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

First page number:

263

Last page number:

268

Abstract

The role of the alloying element has been analyzed during the oxidation process of stainless steels in the flowing lead bismuth eutectic (LBE) environment. The growth of the protective oxide film of steels has been studied at a mesoscopic scale. The influence of chrome has been studied using the developed stochastic cellular automaton mesoscopic oxidation model, considering the formation of the chrome oxide and magnetite. During the oxidation process, the scale removal effect has been taken into account as well.

Keywords

Chrome; Eutectics; Lead Bismuth; Nuclear reactors – Cooling; Oxidation; Oxide coating; Stainless steel; Steel alloys

Disciplines

Materials Science and Engineering | Mechanical Engineering | Nuclear Engineering | Structural Materials

Language

English

Comments

Conference held: Brussels, Belgium, July 12–16, 2009

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Identifier

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/ICONE17-75025; ISBN: 978-0-7918-4351-2; eISBN: 978-0-7918-3852-5

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