Theory & Technology of Nuclear Reactors

Course Information
TitleΘΕΩΡΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΠΥΡΗΝΙΚΩΝ ΑΝΤΙΔΡΑΣΤΗΡΩΝ / Theory & Technology of Nuclear Reactors
CodeΓΕ1101
FacultyEngineering
SchoolElectrical and Computer Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAlexandros Clouvas
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20000503

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600130490
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
By completing the course,the student will be able to evaluate basic design parameters of a reactor,to formulate a scientific opinion about the issue of nuclear plants and the associated environmental impact
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to Nuclear Reactors. Nuclearfuels.Neutron diffusion:One‐neutron group diffusion equation. Criticality computations,reflector. Two –neutron group equations. Reactor dynamics: Point Reactormodel. Space and Time dependent models. Feedback mechanisms. Transient phenomena. Transfer functions. Poisons. Fuel management. Control methods.Dynamic characteristics of nuclear power plants. Waste management. Nuclear accidents.
Keywords
nuclear reactors, criticality, nuclear waste management
Educational Material Types
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
• Αvailable online (internet) training course material • Using the Internet in consultation with students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures521.7
Total521.7
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination one week after the last course (students who scored successfully are exempted from the written examination at the end of the semester). Written examination at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΠΥΡΗΝΙΚΗ ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΠΥΡΗΝΙΚΗ ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ. ΑΣΚΗΣΕΙΣ +
Last Update
10-07-2013