22.313J | Spring 2007 | Graduate
Thermal Hydraulics in Power Technology
Course Description
This course covers the thermo-fluid dynamic phenomena and analysis methods for conventional and nuclear power stations. Specific topics include: kinematics and dynamics of two-phase flows; steam separation; boiling, instabilities, and critical conditions; single-channel transient analysis; multiple channels connected …
This course covers the thermo-fluid dynamic phenomena and analysis methods for conventional and nuclear power stations. Specific topics include: kinematics and dynamics of two-phase flows; steam separation; boiling, instabilities, and critical conditions; single-channel transient analysis; multiple channels connected at plena; loop analysis including single and two-phase natural circulation; and subchannel analysis.
Learning Resource Types
assignment Problem Sets
grading Exams with Solutions
Flames and bubbles surround a thin wire submerged in water.
Burnout of an electrically heated steel wire upon occurrence of the boiling crisis. (Image courtesy of Prof. Buongiorno.)