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V. N. Kuznetsov, O. N. Khakimova, V. I. Shalaev, N. F. Vil'danova, V. V. Sagaradze, Yu. I. Filippov, "The Texture and Creep Anisotropy of Fuel Element Shells Manufactured From Cr16Ni15Mo3Ti Type Steels", Texture, Stress, and Microstructure, vol. 32, Article ID 675278, 13 pages, 1999. https://doi.org/10.1155/TSM.32.369
The Texture and Creep Anisotropy of Fuel Element Shells Manufactured From Cr16Ni15Mo3Ti Type Steels
A study was undertaken into the structure, the texture, the strength, and the creep of the Cr16Ni15Mo3Ti type steel tubes cold-deformed to 20% strain that are used as the fuel element shells for fast-neutron reactors. The tubes were found to have fibrous and textures along their axis. The preferred orientations normal to the radial plane and (011) and (112) normal to the plane tangential to the tube surface were determined. The strength, the creep strength, and the rupture strength proved to be higher along the tube axis. Qualitatively, this is attributed to a specific texture and the grain shape of the material.
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