V.M. Torop, Dr Sc. (Eng.), G. Yu Saprykina, Cand. Sc. (Eng.),
Paton Institute of Electric Welding, NAS of Ukraine, 11 Malevich St, Kyiv, 03680, Ukraine, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.),
Yu. S. Vorobyov, Dr Sc. (Eng.),
Kharkov National Technical University KhPI,  2, Kirpichov St, Kharkiv, 61002, Ukraine

Èlektron. model. 2018, 40(4):83-94


The results of investigations of the causes of fracturing in the last stage of steam turbines K-1000-60/3000, used at NPPs of Ukraine, are presented. A complex of studies on the structure, chemical composition and mechanical properties of the blade material has been carried out. Morphological and factographic investigations of the crack surface have been performed. The finite-element model of the fifth-degree workbench has been constructed. Modeling of its loading in the conditions of operation has been carried out. The causes of defects are mentioned. A possi- bility of forecasting  the remaining resource of blades is shown.


working blades of steam turbines, finite element model, simulation of load, geo- metric model of blade of steam turbine, forecasting of residual resource.


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