Catalog Archive 2012-2013

10.434 Introduction to Nuclear Engineering II

Introduction to Nuclear Engineering II

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 36717
Status Active

A continuation of 10.331/24.331 with further discussion of basic nuclear reactor theory and reactor operations. The 2nd half of the semester focuses on heat removal and energy conversion in pressurized and boiling water reactors, including heat transfer in fuel elements and shields and the heat transfer characteristics of boiling and non-boiling liquids. Engineered safety and overall reactor core and plant design considerations are also discussed. (10.434 and 24.434 are the same)

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 10.331 or 24.331 Introduction to Nuclear Engineering I.