원전 신뢰성 및 MMI 설계연구실

Nuclear Plant Reliability & Man-Machine Interface Design Lab.

원전 신뢰성 및 MMI 설계연구실

Nuclear Plant Reliability & Man-Machine Interface Design Lab.

 

:: NQE 202 Introduction to Nuclear Engineering I ::

 

Language: Lectures, discussion, and examinations will be conducted in English

 

Grading:

Attendance (20%)

Home works (20%)

Mid-term exam (30%)

Final exam (30%)

 

 Textbook: J. R. Lamarsh and A. J. Baratta, Introduction to Nuclear Engineering, 3rd edition, Ch. 2 - 7, 2001

 

 Course Description

  This course is designed to provide the basic understanding on the nuclear engineering to the undergraduate students interested in nuclear engineering. The fundamental principles and practical applications related to the utilization of nuclear energy from fission are introduced. The major topics included are brief review of nuclear reactions, radiations, interaction of radiation with matters including fission, types of nuclear reactors, neutron diffusion and moderation, nuclear reactor theory and heat transfer.

 

 Course Schedule

Week 01

Overview and introduction to nuclear energy

Week 02

Fundamentals of particles

Week 03

Atomic and nuclear physics

Week 04

            Neutron interaction and cross sections

Week 05

Neutron scattering and fission

Week 06

Fission chain reaction

Week 07

Components of nuclear reactors

Week 08

 Midterm exam 

Week 09

Neutron diffusion

Week 10

Neutron moderation

Week 11

One-group reactor equation and reactor shapes   

Week 12

Thermal reactors

Week 13

Heterogeneous reactors

Week 14

Reactor kinetics

Week 15

Reactor control

Week 16

  Final exam  

 

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