Corrosion of Zirconium Alloys

T. R. Allen, R. J.M. Konings, A. T. Motta

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When zirconium alloys are used in water-cooled reactors, they are subjected to waterside corrosion. The emphasis of this chapter is on uniform oxidation and hydrogen embrittlement. The twin processes of oxidation and hydriding are described comprehensively in terms of their underlying mechanisms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationComprehensive Nuclear Materials
PublisherElsevier Ltd
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9780080560335
StatePublished - 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Energy(all)


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