ETH-530 / 4 credits

Teacher(s): Spätig Philippe, Pouchon Manuel Alexandre, Streit Marco

Language: English

Remark: 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

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Nuclear fuels & materials

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Systematize Fuel behaviour under high burnup conditions
  • Specify the role of material parameters in plant integrity assessment
  • Formulate material behaviour under high temperature/high irradiation level

Transversal skills

  • Make an oral presentation.
  • Summarize an article or a technical report.
  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.

Teaching methods

Course takes place at PSI

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Advanced topics in nuclear reactor materials
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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