Fiches de cours 2017-2018

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Advanced Topics in Nuclear Reactor Materials

ETH-530

Enseignant(s) :

Pouchon Manuel Alexandre
Spätig Philippe
Streit Marco

Langue:

English

Remarque

Cours donné par EPFL à PSI-Villigen

Summary

To comprehend advanced aspects of materials science as applied to nuclear power (fission and fusion), to get acquainted with materials for advanced plants, advanced damage characterization and life-time assessments

Content

' Materials for advanced nuclear plants
' Fuel behaviour under high burnup conditions
' Fuel behaviour under hypothetical accident conditions (RIA, LOCA)
' Important materials parameters
' Response of materials to high temperatures / high irradiation levels
' Advanced analytical tools for damage assessment
' Modeling of materials behaviour
' Working with highly radioactive materials
' Discussion of results from current research projects

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Nuclear fuels & materials

Learning Outcomes

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

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Course takes place at PSI

Dans les plans d'études

  • Génie nucléaire, 2017-2018, Master semestre 3
    • Semestre
      Automne
    • Forme de l'examen
      Oral
    • Crédits
      4
    • Matière examinée
      Advanced Topics in Nuclear Reactor Materials
    • Cours
      2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Exercices
      1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

LuMaMeJeVe
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
Cours
Exercice, TP
Projet, autre

légende

  • Semestre d'automne
  • Session d'hiver
  • Semestre de printemps
  • Session d'été
  • Cours en français
  • Cours en anglais
  • Cours en allemand