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Abstract

For the Activity Group 3 "Materials' of the Working Group for Codes and Standards within the CEC Fast Reactor Coordinating Committee a round robin-test programme on 316 L mod. stainless steel has been performed aimed at comparing experimental techniques and assisting in establishing a standard test method for these steels. In this report the J-DELTAa-curves measured by the seven participating laboratories are compared, a common J-DELTAa- curve is established from the multi-specimen-technique and the results from the unloading compliance-, potential drop- and crack tip opening displacement-techniques are discussed. Conclusions and recommendations have been drawn concerning the evaluation of J-DELTAa-curves of austenitic stainless steels and the necessary requirements for the different test techniques.

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Authors: HUTHMANN H INTERATOM GMBH, BERGISCH GLADBACH (GERMANY) AKHURST K N CEGB, LEATHERHEAD PICKER C UKAEA, RISLEY (UK) BETHMONT M EDF, LES RENARDIERES SOULAT P CEA, SACLAY (FRANCE) FOSSATI C CISE, MILANO (ITALY) RAGAZZONI S ENEL, MILANO, INTERATOM GMBH, BERGISCH GLADBACH (GERMANY);CEGB, LEATHERHEAD;UKAEA, RISLEY (UK);EDF, LES RENARDIERES;CEA, SACLAY (FRANCE);CISE, MILANO (ITALY);ENEL, MILANO (ITALY);TNO, APELDOORN (NETHERLAN
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 11265 EN (1987) FS, 98 P., BFR 350, EUROFFICE, LUXEMBOURG, POB 1003
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Record Number: 1989126055400 / Last updated on: 1989-03-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en