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NE 280

Course Title: 
Fusion Reactor Engineering
Course Units: 
3
Catalog Description: 
  • Engineering and design of fusion systems. Introduction to controlled thermonuclear fusion as an energy economy, from the standpoint of the physics and technology involved. Case studies of fusion reactor design. Engineering principles of support technology for fusion systems. Offered even-numbered years.
Course Prerequisite: 
Textbook(s) and/or Other Required Materials: 
  • Fusion Research - Volume III - Technology, J. Dolan.
  • Recommended Supplemental Text: Plasma Physics, by F. F. Chen
Class/Laboratory Schedule: 
  • Three hours of lecture per week