NRE 6401: Advanced Nuclear Engineering Design

 

Credit Hours:1-6-3
Prerequisites:NRE 6201 and 6102 and 6301
Catalog Description:Synthesis of principles of nuclear engineering in the design of nuclear reactors and other facilities.
Textbooks:None
Instructors:Bojan Petrovic
Goals:To apply the theoretical knowledge obtained during undergraduate and graduate engineering studies to a practical design project.
Topics:
  • Facilities for the storage and transportation of spent fuel.
  • Irradiation facilities
  • Nuclear power reactor reload fuel
  • Fuel fabrication facilities
  • Hybrid fusion-fission reactors
  • Tritium facilities for fusion reactors