NRE 6301: Reactor Engineering
|Prerequisites:||Graduate standing in engineering or equivalent discipline|
|Catalog Description:||Two-phase flow, boiling heat transfer, fast reactor thermal-hydraulics, reactor thermal-hydraulics uncertainty analysis, loss-of-coolant-accidents. Reactor thermal-hydraulic accident analysis.|
|Textbooks:||Richard T. Lahey and Frederick J. Moody, The Thermal-Hydraulics of Boiling Water Reactors, Second Edition, American Nuclear Society, 1993|
|Instructors:||S. M. Ghiaasiaan|
|References:||Nuclear Reactor Safety Heat Transfer, O.C. Jones, ed., Hemisphere, 1981.|
Fast Breeder Reactors, A.E. Waltar, and A.B. Reynolds, Pergamon Press.
Theory manuals of current versions of TRAC-PF, RELAP5, and RETRAN computer codes.
|Goals:||To introduce the students to the advanced theory and practice of nuclear reactor thermal-hydraulics analysis under normal and accident conditions.|
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|Computer Usage:||Computations needed for homework assignments|