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Guidebook on Destructive Examination of Water Reactor Fuel

English STI/DOC/010/385 92-0-100897-X
61 16 20.50 1997

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This guidebook gives a complete survey of destructive techniques available to perform microstructural examinations, elemental and isotopic analyses and measurement of physical, chemical and mechanical properties of irradiated fuel and structural materials, and describes asociated refabrication and instrumentation techniques. Non-destructive examination (NDE) data are verified by destructive examination (DE) data. The data were submitted to the IAEA by hot laboratories from 12 countries and one international organization (CEC/ITU) during the period 1992-1995. Together with IAEA Technical Reports Series No.322 (1991), Guidebook on non-destructive examination of water reactor fuel, it presents the most comprehensive summary of post-irradiation examination techniques to date.
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Microstructural studies; 3. Elemental analysis; 4. Isotopic analysis; 5. Measurement of physical properties; 6. Measurement of mechanical properties; 7. Refabrication and instrumentation; 8. Verification of non-destructive techniques by destructive methods; 9. Conclusions.

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