NDT.net - March 2003, Vol. 8 No.3

Comparison of Realistic Artificial Cracks and In-Service Cracks

Mika Kemppainen, Iikka Virkkunen
(Trueflaw Ltd., P.O.Box 540, FIN-02151 Espoo, Finland)
(mika.kemppainen@trueflaw.com, iikka.virkkunen@trueflaw.com)
Jorma Pitkהnen (VTT Manufacturing Technology) (jorma.pitkanen@vtt.fi)
Raimo Paussu (Fortum Nuclear Services Ltd) (raimo.paussu@fortum.com)
Hannu Hהnninen (Helsinki Univ. of Technology) (hannu.hanninen@hut.fi)
Paper presented at the 8th ECNDT, Barcelona, June 2002

Abstract

Introduction

Results and discussion

Metallography

Surrounding material

Non-destructive tests

Conclusions

Acknowledgements

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