PHYS-447 / 4 credits

Teacher: Prasser Horst-Michael

Language: English


Summary

Reactor core cooling, power limits and technological consequences due to fuel, cladding and coolant properties, main principles of reactor and power plant design including auxiliary systems are explained. System technology of most important thermal and fast reactor types is introduced.

Content

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Assess / Evaluate the performance of reactor types
  • Systematize reactor system components
  • Formulate safety requirements for reactor systems

Transversal skills

  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.
  • Collect data.

Teaching methods

Lectures, numerical exercises

Assessment methods

oral exam

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Reactor technology
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Reactor technology
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Reactor technology
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Reactor technology
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Reactor technology
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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