ETH-531 / 4 credits

Teacher(s): Frajtag Pavel, Ferroukhi Hakim, Pautz Andreas

Language: English

Remark: 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

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:

  • Interpret the output of nuclear simulation software
  • Compose simple input data for nuclear simulation software

Transversal skills

  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.
  • Use both general and domain specific IT resources and tools

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Nuclear computations lab
  • Lecture: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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