SES # | THEMES | TOPICS | LECTURE NOTES |
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1 | Overview | Survey of Material Selection in Nuclear Systems | Lecture 1 Nuclear Materials Overview (PDF - 4.4MB) |
2 |
The Language of Materials Science |
Symmetry, Miller Indices |
Lecture 2 Symmetry and Structure (PDF - 2.2MB) |
3 | Crystal Structures, Bravais Lattices, Space Groups | ||
4 |
Thermodynamics |
Phase Diagrams, Phase Transformations |
Lecture 3 Binary Phase Diagrams (PDF - 1.2MB) |
5 | Free Energy Origins of Phase Diagrams | ||
6 | Material Deformation and Failure | Free Energy (cont.), Point Defects | Lecture 4 Defects and Deformation in Crystals (PDF - 19.9MB) |
7 | Dislocations, 2D & 3D Defects | ||
8 | Stress, Strain, Plasticity, Creep, Fracture, Failure | ||
9 | Radiation Damage and Effects | Stopping Power, Radiation Damage, DPA | Lecture 5 Radiation Damage Mechanisms and Rates (PDF - 6.9MB) |
10 | Displacement Rates, Radiation Point Defect Kinetics | ||
11 | Radiation Effects in Materials, Fuels | Lecture 6 Radiation Effects in Materials (PDF - 1.7MB) | |
12 | Recap Nuclear Material Choices in Systems |
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