Engineering of Nuclear Systems

Animation of how a Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) functions.

Animated Diagram of a Pressurized Water Reactor. (Image courtesy of wikipedia.org)

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MIT Course Number

22.06

As Taught In

Fall 2010

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This course is intended to understand the engineering design of nuclear power plants using the basic principles of reactor physics, thermodynamics, fluid flow and heat transfer.

This course includes the following: Reactor designs, Thermal analysis of nuclear fuel, Reactor coolant flow and heat transfer, Power conversion cycles, Nuclear safety and Reactor dynamic behavior.

Buongiorno, Jacopo. 22.06 Engineering of Nuclear Systems, Fall 2010. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/nuclear-engineering/22-06-engineering-of-nuclear-systems-fall-2010 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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