ME-464 / 2 crédits

Enseignant(s): Pautz Andreas, Fiorina Carlo

Langue: Anglais


Summary

This course is intended to understand the engineering design of nuclear power plants using the basic principles of reactor physics, fluid flow and heat transfer. This course includes the following: Reactor designs, Thermal analysis of nuclear fuel, Nuclear safety and Reactor dynamics

Content

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Elaborate on neutron diffusion equation
  • Formulate approximations to solving the diffusion equation for simple systems
  • Describe various nuclear reactors concepts
  • Explain nuclear safety principles

Assessment methods

Oral (100%)– 25 min without preparation. Closed book.

Resources

Bibliography

Elements of Nuclear Engineering, J. Ligou, Chs. 1, 3, (4), 5, (6) – English translation of “Introduction au génie nucléaire” (PPUR, 1997)

Ressources en bibliothèque

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Introduction to nuclear engineering
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Introduction to nuclear engineering
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Introduction to nuclear engineering
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Introduction to nuclear engineering
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Introduction to nuclear engineering
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Introduction to nuclear engineering
  • Cours: 2 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     
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21-22