Measurement of the residual stresses in a PWR Control Rod Drive Mechanism nozzle

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Coules, Harry; Smith, David;

<p>Residual stress in the welds that attach Control Rod Drive Mechanism nozzles into the upper head of a PWR reactor vessel can influence the vessel's structural integrity and initiate Primary Water Stress Corrosion Cracking. PWSCC at Alloy 600 CRDM nozzles has caused p... View more
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