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Effect of Weld Properties on the Thermo-Mechanical Structural Analysis of Prototype Process Heat Exchanger

K.N. Song1

KAERI, Daejeon, Republic of Korea

Structural Durability & Health Monitoring 2012, 8(3), 209-222. https://doi.org/10.32604/sdhm.2012.008.209

Abstract

A PHE (Process Heat Exchanger) is a key component in transferring the high temperature heat generated from a VHTR (Very High Temperature Reactor) to the chemical reaction for the massive production of hydrogen. A performance test on a small-scale PHE prototype made of Hastelloy-X is currently under way a small-scale gas loop at the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute. Previous research on the elastic high-temperature structural analysis of the small-scale PHE prototype has been performed using the parent material properties over the whole region. In this study, an elastic-plastic high-temperature structural analysis considering the mechanical properties in the weld-affected zone was performed, from a macroscopic viewpoint.

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Song, K. (2012). Effect of weld properties on the thermo-mechanical structural analysis of prototype process heat exchanger. Structural Durability & Health Monitoring, 8(3), 209-222. https://doi.org/10.32604/sdhm.2012.008.209
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Song K. Effect of weld properties on the thermo-mechanical structural analysis of prototype process heat exchanger. Structural Durability Health Monit . 2012;8(3):209-222 https://doi.org/10.32604/sdhm.2012.008.209
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K. Song, "Effect of Weld Properties on the Thermo-Mechanical Structural Analysis of Prototype Process Heat Exchanger," Structural Durability Health Monit. , vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 209-222. 2012. https://doi.org/10.32604/sdhm.2012.008.209



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