Ty Porter

Thesis Title: Assessment of Aging Degradation Mechanisms of Alloy 709 for Sodium Fast Reactors

 Abstract: The objective of the research is to develop an understanding of creep-fatigue behavior, microstructural evolution, and internal damage during creep-fatigue testing in order to confidently predict long-term (500,000 hr) behavior at elevated temperatures (550C) for use in fast reactor structural applications. This is a DOE NEUP funded research project.

Degree Plan: Master of Science

Completion: August 2017
Group: Plate (DOE NEUP)
Steel Center Student Since: August 2015

Bio: Ty joined the steel center in August of 2015. After completing his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines in May 2012, he worked as a development engineer at Precision Castparts Corp. (July 2012 - Sept 2013) and as a new product design engineer at ESCO Corp. (Sept 2013 - July 2015), both companies in Portland,

E-mail: typorter@mines.edu
Office: 120

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