ETH-530 / 4 crédits

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

Langue: Anglais

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

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • 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