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Introduction to Zirconium Alloys for Nuclear Applications - Superalloys Lecture 4

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posted on 10.05.2021, 10:22 by Christopher DanielChristopher Daniel
This set of lectures is on "Introduction to Zirconium Alloys for Nuclear Applications" for the Superalloys & High Performance Materials course part 4. This part of the course was taught by Dr Christopher Daniel at The University of Manchester in 2021.

Video 1 will recall the history of zirconium alloy development and explain the reasons behind trends for increasing or decreasing certain alloying additions.

Video 2 will describe the fabrication process for zirconium cladding tubes, including a description of the pilgering process.

Video 3 will explain how changes to the processing and annealing of zirconium materials can affect their in-reactor performance.

The live lecture includes poll questions and discussion for the "Introduction to Zr Alloys for Nuclear Applications" topic and was recorded on Tuesday 23rd February 2021.

Funding

LightForm: Embedding Materials Engineering in Manufacturing with Light Alloys

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

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