Ultrasonic Identification of the Structural Changes due to the Impact Testing of a Charpy Specimen Used for the Reactor Pressure Vessel Materials Testing

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Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 270-273)

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Seung-Seok Lee, Dong-Jin Yoon, Joon-Hyun Lee and Sekyung Lee

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328-333

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S. L. Lee et al., "Ultrasonic Identification of the Structural Changes due to the Impact Testing of a Charpy Specimen Used for the Reactor Pressure Vessel Materials Testing", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 270-273, pp. 328-333, 2004

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