Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Nuclear Computations Lab

ETH-531

Lecturer(s) :

Ferroukhi Hakim
Freixa Terradas Jordi
Pautz Andreas

Language:

English

Remarque

Cours donné par EPFL à PSI-Villigen

Summary

To aquire hands-on experience with the running of large computer codes in relation to the static analysis of nuclear reactor cores and the multi-physics simulation of nuclear power plant (NPP) dynamic behaviour

Content

Lattice (assembly) calculations

Thermal-hydraulic analysis

Reactor core analysis

Multi-physics core dynamics calculations

Best-estimate NPP transient analysis

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Special topics in reactor physics, nuclear safety

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German