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ENGY.5060 Nuclear Reactor Dynamics

Id: 042255 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


This course covers the dynamics of single-point, nuclear reactors including startup, shutdown, various reactivity perturbations, and coupling to heat removal. The course includes linear and non-linear stability analysis of reactors. The course will include use of computational tools and mathematical approaches to solve reactor dynamic problems.


ENGY.4340 Nuclear Reactor Theory, or ENGY.5050 Reactor Physics, and Co-req: CHEN.3040 Heat Transfer or equivalent.

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