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November 9, 2011 - Papers are invited for 17th International Symposium on Zirconium in the Nuclear Industry, which will be held February 3-7, 2013 in Hyderabad, India. Symposium will provide forum for exchanging new information on fabrication, testing, development, and characterization of traditional as well as new zirconium-based materials in nuclear industry. Of particular interest are studies that focus on identifying and understanding mechanism of zirconium-based materials behavior.

Papers are Invited for ASTM International Symposium on Zirconium in the Nuclear Industry


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Press release date: November 7, 2011

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-Papers are invited for the 17th International Symposium on Zirconium in the Nuclear Industry, to be held Feb. 3-7, 2013, at the Taj Krishna in Hyderabad, India. The symposium is being sponsored by ASTM International Committee B10 on Reactive and Refractory Metals and Alloys.

The purpose of the symposium is to provide a forum for exchanging new information on the fabrication, testing, development and characterization of both traditional and new zirconium-based materials in the nuclear industry, including materials performance during normal, transient and accident conditions as well as materials behavior during intermediate and long-term storage conditions. Of particular interest are studies that focus on identifying and understanding the mechanism of zirconium-based materials behavior. Appropriate topics for papers include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Basic metallurgy;
  • Processing and fabrication;
  • Alloy development;
  • Mechanical behavior;
  • Primary failure mechanisms;
  • Degradation mechanisms of failed fuel;
  • Corrosion and hydriding;
  • In-reactor performance;
  • Irradiation effects;
  • High-temperature and transient phenomena;
  • Mechanistic modeling of processing or performance; and
  • Intermediate and long-term storage performance.

    To participate in the symposium, presenters/authors must submit a 250-300 word preliminary abstract by Feb. 22, 2012. The abstract must include a clear definition of the objective and approach of the work discussed, pointing out material that is new, and present sufficient details regarding results. The symposium co-chairmen will notify you by May 22, 2012, of your paper's acceptability for presentation at the symposium.

    Symposium presenters are required to submit their papers to the Selected Technical Paper (STP), an online and printed, peer-reviewed publication for the international scientific and engineering community. Manuscripts to be peer reviewed for the STP are due no later than Nov. 19, 2012.

    For abstract submittal and other related information, visit www.astm.org/B10Zirconium.htm.

    Additional information is available from symposium chairman Pierre Barberis, Areva/Cezus Research Centre, Ugine, France (phone: +011-33-0-4-79-89-30-68; pierre.barberis@areva.com); co-chairman Dr. Srikumar Banerjee, Atomic Energy Commission, Anushakti Bhavan, Mumbai, India (phone: +011-91-22-2202-2543; chmn@dae.gov.in); and editorial chairman Robert J. Comstock, Westinghouse Electric Co., Research & Technology, Pittsburgh, Pa. (phone: 412 256 1277; comstorj@westinghouse.com).

    ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.

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