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|NUET 2250 - Reactor Theory, Safety and Design|
Prerequisite: NUET 2000 (can be taken concurrently), PHYS 1200 (can be taken concurrently), MATH 1180.
This course provides an understanding of the principles of reactor theory, including the fission process; the neutron life cycle; the concepts of subcritical multiplication, criticality, and reactivity; thermal limits and their importance to operation; the functions and construction of fission product barriers; the practical application of the concepts of defense in depth and redundancy; and the roles of the various employees in reactor safety. In addition, the course discusses reactor protection concepts, Design Basis Accident (DBA), transient preventions and mitigation of core damage, radiochemistry and analysis, and hydrogen gas in reactor water following a transient or accident.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours
Schedule Types: Independent Study, Lecture, Online, Telecourse, Teleweb
Computer/Design/Engineer Tech Division
Nuclear NUET Department
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
Credit level NUET 2000 Minimum Grade of D and Credit level PHYS 1200 Minimum Grade of D and Credit level MATH 1180 Minimum Grade of D
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