ENNE 4410 - Risk Assessment, Standards, Regulations and Safety
(3) Credit Hours
Operational and safety systems will be analyzed including engineered and passive safety features, transient response, and accident response. Current regulations and standards will be discussed. The application and use of probabilistic risk assessment will be explored and illustrated. Introduction to current regulations and standards including quality and design changes/modifications. Requirements/development of plant modification packages will be presented. Radioactivity releases internal and external to site and radioactive wastes handling and disposal. Additional topics will be included such as fuel recycle, earthquake design, etc. Study of related topics such as globalization, environmental issues, guest speakers. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 2 hours. Prerequisites: ENNE 4010 and 4110 and senior standing in engineering courses and in final semester, or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. Supplementary course fee assessed.
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