ASTM International Releases New Compilation on Zirconium in the Nuclear Industry

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-A new compilation, STP 1529, Zirconium in the Nuclear Industry, 16th International Symposium, is now available from ASTM International.

STP 1529 features 42 peer-reviewed papers cover the entire spectrum of zirconium metallurgy, from basic metallurgy to accidental conditions and transport, through fabrication, creep and growth, and corrosion and hydriding. Sections in the compilation cover:

  • Kroll award papers on explosion cladding; zirconium alloys in light water reactors;
    and much more;
  • Schemel award paper on photoelectrochemical investigation of radiation enhanced shadow corrosion phenomenon;
  • Basic metallurgy;
  • Fabrication and mechanical properties;
  • Hydriding-hydrogen effect;
  • Corrosion-oxide layer characterization;
  • In pile behavior;
  • Creep and deformation; and
  • Failure mechanisms and transients.

    STP 1529, Zirconium in the Nuclear Industry, 16th International Symposium, is available for $243 USD in print (1,100 pages; 6" x 9" hard cover; ISBN: 978-0-8031-7515-0; Stock #: STP1529) or as an e-book (ISBN: 978-0-8031-8893-8; Stock #: STP1529-EB).

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