STP 909 has sixteen peer-reviewed papers divided into four sections that reflect changes in the nuclear power industry occurring since 1981, including escalating capital requirements and a growing worldwide dependence on nuclear power for electricity production. The four sections of this book are:
Overview of National Programs
Surveillance and Other Radiation Embrittlement Studies
Pressure Vessel Integrity and Regulatory Considerations
and Mechanisms of Irradiation Embrittlement.
Radiation Embrittlement of Nuclear Reactor Pressure Vessel Steels: An International Review