ASTM Subcommittee to sponsor embrittlement trends workshop.
Press Release Summary:
December 8, 2009 - Following subcommittee meeting on Jan. 26, 2010, ASTM Subcommittee E10.02 will hold workshop focusing on embrittlement trend curves. Some workshop topics will include comparison of like material embrittlement in test and power reactors; alternatives to use of surveillance data to obtain high fluence measurements; physical models for understanding flux and time effects; lessons learned from BWRVIP and other integrated RVSPs; and both regular and International perspectives.
Original Press Release
ASTM Nuclear Structural Materials Subcommittee to Sponsor Embrittlement Trends Workshop
Press release date: December 4, 2009
To identify steps necessary to resolve issues specific to the formulation of a single industry consensus embrittlement trend curve. Workshop topics include:
-Comparison of like material embrittlement in test and power reactors;
-Differences in test reactor and power reactor irradiations;
-Alternatives to use of surveillance data to obtain high fluence measurements;
-Physical models for understanding flux and time effects;
-Lessons learned from the BWRVIP and other integrated RVSPs;
-Approach to obtain high fluence data for the power reactor vessel materials;
-Regulator perspective; and
-International perspective. This is a presentation-only workshop, with presentations being made available to all participants. There is no cost to attend the workshop and attire is business casual. In order to be considered to make a presentation, please provide a title, a brief summary and desired length of presentation time to Brian Hall by Jan. 8, 2010. ASTM International welcomes and encourages participation in the development of its standards. For more information on becoming an ASTM member, visit www.astm.org/JOIN. 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 around the globe. ASTM Committee E10 Next Meeting: Jan. 24-27, January Committee Week, San Antonio, Texas Technical Contact: J. Brian Hall, AREVA NP Inc., Lynchburg, Va., Phone: 434-832-2537; firstname.lastname@example.org ASTM Staff Contact: Joe Koury, Phone: 610-832-9804; email@example.com ASTM PR Contact: Barbara Schindler, Phone: 610-832-9603; firstname.lastname@example.org www.astm.org