0
RESEARCH PAPERS

Japanese Activities Concerning Nuclear Codes and Standards—Part I

[+] Author and Article Information
Yasuhide Asada

 Thermal and Nuclear Power Engineering Society, Terayama Pacific Bldg, 1-23-11 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0001 Japanasada@tenpes.or.jp

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 128(1), 57-63 (Oct 19, 2005) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2138062 History: Received September 01, 2005; Revised October 19, 2005

This series of papers has been issued to give general views on recent Japanese activities related to nuclear codes and standards. Part I of the series includes an overview, a discussion of administrative and design aspects related to new methods of evaluating the integrity of components, that is, piping seismic rules based on ratcheting fatigue, a fracture toughness equation for vessel materials, an extension of the Ke factor based on elastic follow-up, a discussion of high cycle thermal fatigue, and a three-dimensional finite element method elastic-plastic analysis procedure.

FIGURES IN THIS ARTICLE
<>
Copyright © 2006 by American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Figure 1

Photographs of the test devices, here testing bent pipe. (a) Static cyclic test, (b) dynamic test.

Grahic Jump Location
Figure 2

Relationship between fracture toughness and T-RTNDT. Ref. 32.

Grahic Jump Location
Figure 3

Ke evaluation comparison

Grahic Jump Location
Figure 4

Evaluation flow chart for thermal striping in a mixing tee with hot and cold water

Grahic Jump Location
Figure 5

Evaluation flow chart for thermal stratification in a branch pipe with a closed end

Grahic Jump Location
Figure 6

Flow of the strength evaluation method without stress classification

Grahic Jump Location
Figure 7

Example of determination of the cyclic yield area

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Related

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In