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In this paper an overview is given of the status of the activities of the task group involved in the inspection (TG1) of the NESC 1 cylinder. In the NESC study of the pressurized thermal shock (PTS) situation, a range of defect sizes has been considered generally crack-like and oriented perpendicularly to the surface. They range from small near surface defects to larger planar cracks.

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Authors: ERIKSEN B, JRC Petten (NL);LEMAITRE P, JRC Petten (NL);MURGATROYD R A, Inspection Reliability Consultancy (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: ASME/JSME Joint PVP Conference, San Diego (US), July 27-30, 1998
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 41775 ORA
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