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Recent Advances for J Simplified Assessment in RSE-M Code

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Bruno Michel

CES DEN/DER/SERI, St Paul Lez Durance, France

Jean-Philippe Sermage

EDF, Villeurbanne Cedex, France

Philippe Gilles

Framatome ANP, Paris La Défense, France

Bruno Barthelet

EDF, St Denis Cedex, France

Patrick Le Delliou

EDF, Moret sur Loing Cedex, France

Paper No. PVP2003-1986, pp. 29-36; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/PVP2003-1986
From:
  • ASME 2003 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference
  • Fatigue, Fracture, and Damage Analysis
  • Cleveland, Ohio, USA, July 20–24, 2003
  • Conference Sponsors: Pressure Vessels and Piping Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4152-9
  • Copyright © 2003 by ASME

abstract

The RSE-M Code [1] provides rules and requirements for in-service inspection of French Pressurized Water Reactor power plant components. Non mandatory guidance is given in the Code for analytical flaw evaluation in a wide range of situations. In Appendix 5.4 of the Code, influence coefficients are provided to calculate stress intensity factors in pipes and shells containing semi-elliptical surface defects. The J assessment method is based on the reference stress concept with two options for reference loads evaluation: “CEP elastic plastic stress” and “CLC modified limit load”. In this paper recent advances concerning J assessment under mechanical loading for a crack located in a pipe-elbow junction are presented. Reference stress evaluation with “CLC” option is developed and mechanical foundations of the equation of large scale yielding under complex loading (pressure, in-plane and out-of-plane bending) are presented.

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