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The BWR RPV Internals Management Program of the German NPP Gundremmingen, Units B and C: Results and Conclusions

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Martin Widera

RWE Power AG, Essen, Germany

Paper No. PVP2002-1373, pp. 51-59; 9 pages
doi:10.1115/PVP2002-1373
From:
  • ASME 2002 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference
  • Selected Topics on Aging Management, Reliability, Safety and License Renewal
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 5–9, 2002
  • Conference Sponsors: Pressure Vessels and Piping Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4655-5
  • Copyright © 2002 by ASME

abstract

Due to the core shroud cracks reported from numerous BWRs including the German KWU type BWR Wuergassen, a RPV internals management program for the Gundremmingen NPP (KRB-II) has been initiated in 1994. Major steps and the main results of this program are presented. As an interim result, surface condition of the weld regions and controlled post weld heat treatment (PWHT) in order to reduce the residual stresses seem to play an important role for resistance to crack initiation and growth. To support these assumptions, results of related R&D projects of the German utilities (VGB) are presented.

Copyright © 2002 by ASME

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