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RESEARCH PAPER

Prediction of Failure Behavior for Nuclear Piping Using Curved Wide-Plate Test

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Nam-Su Huh

SAFE Research Centre, School of Mechanical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, 300 Chunchun-dong, Jangan-gu, Suwon, Kyonggi-do 440-746, Korea

Yun-Jae Kim

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Korea University, 1-5 ka, Anam-dong, Sungbuk-gu, Seoul 136-701, Korea

Jae-Boong Choi, Young-Jin Kim

School of Mechanical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, 300 Chunchun-dong, Jangan-gu, Suwon, Kyonggi-do 440-746, Korea

Chang-Ryul Pyo

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Induk Institute of Technology, San 76 Wolgye-dong, Nowon-gu, Seoul 139-749, Korea

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 126(4), 419-425 (Dec 01, 2004) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1806447 History: Received October 15, 2003; Revised July 21, 2004; Online December 01, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Resulting values of the shape factors, F, for the stress intensity factor for curved wide-plate under axial tension
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Determination of the plastic area under experimental load-displacement records for J estimations of curved wide-plate under axial tension
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Comparison of the FE limit load solution for curved wide-plate under axial tension
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Resulting calibration curve for crack length calculation
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A curved wide-plate specimen configuration subject to axial tension: (a) full-scale pipe under bending moment; and (b) curved wide-plate under axial tension
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Circumferential through-wall cracked pipes under pure bending
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True stress-strain curve for SA312 TP304L and the resulting Ramberg-Osgood fit
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Comparison of J-resistance curve from the curved wide-plate with those from the full-scale pipe and the 0.5T-C(T) specimens
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Schematic illustration of a 0.5T-C(T) standard specimen (Unit: mm)
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Schematic illustration and electric potential wire placement locations for curved wide-plate (Unit: mm)
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Resulting curved wide-plate for fracture toughness test
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FE meshes for (a) the standard 1T-C(T) specimen, (b) the full-scale pipe, and (c) the curved wide-plate
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The Q values for the full-scale pipe with various crack lengths
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Comparison of the Q values from the curved wide-plate with those from the C(T) specimen and the full-scale pipe

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