Invitation to UTMIS autumn course on October 26-27  2021
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Invitation to UTMIS autumn course on
October 26-27, 2021

Welcome to UTMIS autumn course 2021 on the topic “Environmental Effects on Fatigue in Nuclear Power Plants” given by Dr Jean Smith from EPRI, USA. The main example in the course is a big lesson learned from the nuclear industry although the addressed topics are applicable in just about every industry. Our host will be Vattenfall AB in Ringhals north of Varberg 
Date:October 26-27
Time:October 26, 09.00 - October 27, 16.00 including dinner day 1 at 19.00
Place:Vattenfall AB in Ringhals
Registration:Sign up no later than October 6
Number of seats is limited
Fee:Free of charge for members
Fee for non-members SEK 3000 
Due to Corona:

We reserve the right for the course to be cancelled.
Go to registration
See more information here
With reservation for changes in the programme
Day 1

09.30Welcome and presentation of Vattenfall

10.30Lectures of Day1
•  Environmentally Assisted Cracking
•  Fatigue Testing Methods
•  Fatigue of Low-Alloy Steel and Stainless Steel in Air and Vacuum
•  Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Design, Components, and Loads


17.00End of day 1

19.00 Dinner at Kusthotellet in Varberg

Day 2
08.30Start day 2

Lectures of Day2
•  Environmentally Assisted Fatigue (EAF) in NPPs
•  EAF in High Temperature Water
•  EAF Regulatory Requirements
•  Current EAF Research: Laboratory Approaches and Analytical Solutions

12-13 Lunch

15-16Closing remarks

16.00End of day 2

If someone else in your organization or network is interested in this, please forward the invitation.
We look forward to your registration, Very welcome!
UTMIS – The Swedish Fatigue Network
UTMIS is a non-profit-making network of companies, research institutes and University departments working in the field of fatigue of materials.

We aim to support our member organisations work by providing and publishing information and spreading awareness of fatigue effects, closer cooperation between parties, improving levels of knowledge, performing projects to support work in the field and raising the profile of the area with research funding organisations.

UTMIS is operated as a non-profit-making association, financed by its members fees.

Torsten Sjögren, chairman
Tel: +46 10 516 52 49
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