Design Analysis of Nuclear Reactors
- Principles and techniques of economic analysis to determine capital and operating costs, fuel management and fuel cycle optimization, thermal limits on reactor performance, thermal converters, and fast breeders; control and transient problems, reactor safety and licensing, release of radioactivity from reactors and fuel processing plants. Offered even-numbered years.
- Three hours of lecture per week
Assessment of Student Progress Toward Course Objectives:
- Research plan: 5%
- Progress report: 10%
- Oral presentation: 25%
- Project summary report: 60%