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Title: Nuclear Power Plant NDE Challenges - Past, Present, and Future

Abstract

This is a paper that covers the major thrust of NDE work that PNNL has conducted for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission from 1977 to the present.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
910003
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-52391
401001060; TRN: US0704065
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, AIP Conference Proceedings, 894:17-31
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; EVALUATION; NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS; PHYSICS; NDE; ISI; UT; Performance Demonstration

Citation Formats

Doctor, Steven R. Nuclear Power Plant NDE Challenges - Past, Present, and Future. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2717950.
Doctor, Steven R. Nuclear Power Plant NDE Challenges - Past, Present, and Future. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2717950.
Doctor, Steven R. Mon . "Nuclear Power Plant NDE Challenges - Past, Present, and Future". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2717950.
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