Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Effects of radiation on materials

MSE-600

Lecturer(s) :

Bertsch Johannes
Dai Yong
Pouchon Manuel Alexandre
Schäublin Robin
Seifert Hans-Peter
Spätig Philippe

Language:

English

Frequency

Every 2 years

Remarque

Next time: Fall 2017

Summary

The purpose of this course is to provide the necessary background to understand the effects of irradiation on pure metals and on alloys used in the nuclear industry. The relation between the radiation-induced defects and the evolution of the mechanical properties is highlighted.

Content

1. Fundamentals of radiation damage

 

Keywords

Radiation, mechanical properties, fission reactors, fusion reactors, nuclear reactors, irradiated materials

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Theory of point defects and dislocations

In the programs

Reference week

 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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