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Title: Development of a near-net-shape casting technology for the U-6Nb alloy. Part 1: Materials characterization, experiment design, and model construction

Abstract

The Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant (Y-12) is conducting highly coupled experimental and numerical studies to develop the technology needed to produce near-net-shape (NNS)-cast uranium-6 wt% niobium (U-6Nb) components which have a controlled carbon content. Current activities are focused on defining mechanical and metallurgical properties of cast material; experimental studies to define NNS casting, carbide particle flotation, and immersion-quench physics; and developing the numerical models needed to support the optimized design of NNS components. This paper summarizes the material characterization, experiment design, and model development activities.

Authors:
; ;  [1];  [2]
  1. Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)
  2. Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant, TN (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
425301
Report Number(s):
CONF-970232-1
ON: DE97001729; TRN: 97:003120
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-96OR22464
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Conference: International symposium on liquid metal processing and casting, Santa Fe, NM (United States), Feb 1997; Other Information: PBD: [1997]
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; URANIUM BASE ALLOYS; NIOBIUM ALLOYS; CASTINGS; QUENCHING; MECHANICAL PROPERTIES; MICROSTRUCTURE; INCLUSIONS; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; EXPERIMENT PLANNING; RECYCLING; EXPERIMENTAL DATA

Citation Formats

Taylor, M J, Keeney, J A, Wendel, M W, and Demint, A L. Development of a near-net-shape casting technology for the U-6Nb alloy. Part 1: Materials characterization, experiment design, and model construction. United States: N. p., 1997. Web. doi:10.2172/425301.
Taylor, M J, Keeney, J A, Wendel, M W, & Demint, A L. Development of a near-net-shape casting technology for the U-6Nb alloy. Part 1: Materials characterization, experiment design, and model construction. United States. doi:10.2172/425301.
Taylor, M J, Keeney, J A, Wendel, M W, and Demint, A L. Wed . "Development of a near-net-shape casting technology for the U-6Nb alloy. Part 1: Materials characterization, experiment design, and model construction". United States. doi:10.2172/425301. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/425301.
@article{osti_425301,
title = {Development of a near-net-shape casting technology for the U-6Nb alloy. Part 1: Materials characterization, experiment design, and model construction},
author = {Taylor, M J and Keeney, J A and Wendel, M W and Demint, A L},
abstractNote = {The Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant (Y-12) is conducting highly coupled experimental and numerical studies to develop the technology needed to produce near-net-shape (NNS)-cast uranium-6 wt% niobium (U-6Nb) components which have a controlled carbon content. Current activities are focused on defining mechanical and metallurgical properties of cast material; experimental studies to define NNS casting, carbide particle flotation, and immersion-quench physics; and developing the numerical models needed to support the optimized design of NNS components. This paper summarizes the material characterization, experiment design, and model development activities.},
doi = {10.2172/425301},
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number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1997},
month = {1}
}