ENNE 4010 - Introduction to Nuclear Power Engineering
(3) Credit Hours
Introductory course in nuclear engineering. Neutron physics, reactor operation, and reactor dynamics. Basic principles underlying principles of design and operation of nuclear systems, facilities and applications. Topics include radioactivity, fission, fusion, reactor concepts, and effects of radiation, safety, and radioactive waste treatment. Nuclear and engineering principles of power reactors, emphasis of power reactors including power plant heat generation, removal electrical generation. Students provide a system perspective and analysis of nuclear power engineering, associated fuel cycle, safety, and fundamental applications of nuclear energy. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisites: MATH 2450, PHYS 2320, ENGR 2700 or department head approval. Supplementary course fee assessed.
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