PHYS-443 / 4 crédits

Enseignant(s): Hursin Mathieu, Fiorina Carlo

Langue: Anglais


Summary

In this course, one acquires an understanding of the basic neutronics interactions occurring in a nuclear fission reactor as well as the conditions for establishing and controlling a nuclear chain reaction.

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
  • Classify nuclear reaction cross sections

Transversal skills

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

Teaching methods

Lectures, numerical exercises

Assessment methods

oral exam (100%)

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Physics of nuclear reactors
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Physics of nuclear reactors
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Physics of nuclear reactors
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Physics of nuclear reactors
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Physics of nuclear reactors
  • 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  PHH331  
14-15    
15-16  PHH331  
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Mercredi, 13h - 15h: Cours PHH331

Mercredi, 15h - 16h: Exercice, TP PHH331