Technical Basis for ASME Section VIII Code Case 2235 on Ultrasonic Examination of Welds in Lieu of Radiography

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Mahendra D. Rana

Praxair, Inc., Tonawanda, NY 14151e-mail: mahendra_rana@praxair.com

Owen Hedden

ABB CE Nuclear Power, Windsor, CT 06095

Dave Cowfer

Westinghouse Savannah River Co., Aiken, SC 29808

Roger Boyce

Factory Mutual Insurance Co, Johnston, RI 02919

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 123(3), 338-345 (Dec 19, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1376719 History: Received November 17, 2000; Revised December 19, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Grahic Jump Location
Surface and subsurface flaw dimensions
Grahic Jump Location
Crack model and stress intensity equation
Grahic Jump Location
Maximum KIA/σ versus thickness for the allowable surface flaws
Grahic Jump Location
Fracture margin as a function of thickness



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