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Meeting 2015 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Structural Materials, Heat Transport Fluids, and Novel System Designs for High Power and Process Heat Generation
Sponsorship TMS Structural Materials Division
TMS Functional Materials Division (formerly EMPMD)
TMS: Corrosion and Environmental Effects Committee
TMS: Energy Conversion and Storage Committee
TMS: Nuclear Materials Committee
Peiwen Li, University of Arizona
Kumar Sridharan, Univ of Wisconsin-Madison
Bruce A. Pint, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Scope High temperature sources are desirable for a wide range of engineering and industrial applications. Many renewable energy systems have the potential to develop a heat source for desirable high temperatures. Especially with the development of new Nuclear Power (NP), Clean Coal (CC) concepts as well as Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) concepts with high temperatures for process heat, hydrogen generation or efficient energy storage become viable options. The push to higher temperatures (>750oC) increases the need for different heat transport fluids and raises the question of the limits of structural materials available and deployed today. Harsh environments (temperature, corrosion, stress from flow of heat transport fluids, time, cost, pressure and cyclic loading) make this application challenging for the materials deployed and the limit of what conventional materials may be exceeded. In this symposium, we are providing a platform for a thorough discussion of all materials aspects associated with high temperature heat transport systems especially deployed in CSP,NP and CC systems with a particular focus on the structural materials. We are inviting application oriented papers as well as fundamental scientific contributions associated with interaction of structural materials with novel heat transport fluids (liquid salt, liquid metal, hydrocarbon, supercritical steam, supercritical CO2, etc.) including new heat transfer design concepts . Mechanical strength, high temperature durability as well as corrosion resistance of structural materials in any of the environments listed are of interest.
1) Expected session topics include: Materials for very high temperature heat transport systems with novel heat transport media, including but not limited to liquid metal, salt, sand, supercritical CO2.
2) Materials in high temperature, high pressure water systems
3) High temperature properties of the structural materials, including thermal cycling
4) Fundamental aspects of chemistry control to prevent corrosion in these systems.
5) Materials needs for new heat transfer designs
It is the intention to focus on the specific issues associated with this application with solid material science background and to explore potentially unusual solutions and approaches. This symposium intends to bring together applied materials engineers as well as basic material scientists.
Abstracts Due 07/15/2014
Proceedings Plan Planned: A print-only volume

Analyzing Mass Transfer in Nonisothermal Liquid Metal Systems Using Comprehensive Datasets
Comparison of Static and Flowing Corrosion of Fe-12Cr-2Si by Molten Lead-Bismuth Eutectic
Compatibility of Liquid Metals with Potential Structural Materials at High Temperatures
Computation-Guided Design of Structural Alloys for Use in High Temperature Liquid Fluoride Salt Environments
Corrosion Behavior of Steels After Exposure to High Flow Velocity Lead-bismuth Eutectic (LBE) in the LANL DELTA Loop
Corrosion Evaluation of Materials for Supercritical Carbon-Dioxide Power Conversion Systems
Corrosion Test of Low Temperature Colossal Super-Saturation Engineered 316L Material
Factors Affecting the Dissolution Corrosion of 316L Austenitic Stainless Steels in Contact with Static LBE
Fundamentals of Liquid Metal Corrosion and Techniques for Assessment of Compatibility
Heat Transfer Property of Gas Jet Cooling in Confined Nozzle
Materials Compatibility in Dish-Stirling Solar Generators using Cu-Si-Mg Eutectic for Latent Heat Storage
Minimum System Entropy Production for the Figure of Merit of High Temperature Heat Transfer Fluid Properties
Molecular Dynamics Studies of Viscosity and Thermal Conductivity of NaCl-KCl-ZnCl2 Melts
Molten Salts as High Temperature Heat Transfer Fluids (HTF) and Thermal Energy Storage (TES)
New Alternatives in Liquid Metal Eutectics for Application in Solar Concentrators and as Coolants in Generation IV Nuclear Power Plants: Sn-Pb, Sn-Bi and Sn-Pb-Bi Systems
Structural Characterization of ZnCl2 based Molten Salts using Raman Spectroscopy and Quantum Chemical Methods
Study of 304-Stainless Steel Performances in Supercritical Water Coller Reactor Conditions
The SunShot Initiative: New Opportunities for Applied Materials R&D in Concentrating Solar Power

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