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Lattice Strain and Texture of Plastically Deformed Zircaloy-2 at 77K
Zircaloy-2 is used extensively in the nuclear industry as a structural material for the reactor core in both light and heavy water reactors. The intergranular strains and texture greatly affect the mechanical properties ...
Characterization of Strain Rate Sensitivity, Plastic Anisotropy, and Dislocation Content in Zircaloy-2
Zirconium alloys are used broadly throughout the nuclear industry due to a combination of its mechanical properties, low neutron absorption cross section, and resistance to corrosion. Understanding the process of plastic ...