Overview of the nuclear power plant structural integrity research in Finland

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  • K. Törrönen
  • P. Aaltonen
  • Hannu Hänninen

  • K. Mäkelä
  • P. Karjalainen-Roikonen
  • H. Keinänen
  • P. Kauppinen
  • R. Rintamaa
  • H. Talja
  • K. Wallin
  • M. Valo

Research units

  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland


An overview of the Finnish programmes concerning safety related research in pressure boundary components of nuclear power plants is presented. The focus is on recent results in the areas of fracture mechanics, large scale component tests, irradiation damage, environmental influence on materials as well as nondestructive testing (NDT).


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-59
Number of pages57
JournalInternational Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1993
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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