Theory and Technology of Nuclear Reactors

Course Information
TitleΘεωρία και Τεχνολογία Πυρηνικών Αντιδραστήρων / Theory and Technology of Nuclear Reactors
Code073
FacultyEngineering
SchoolElectrical and Computer Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAlexandros Clouvas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600001026

Programme of Study: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Registered students: 42
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
ELECTRICAL ENERGYElective Courses844
ELECTRONICS AND COMPUTER ENGINEERINGElective Courses844
TELECOMMUNICATIONSElective Courses844

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600144718
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
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
  • Slide presentations
  • 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
Lectures722.4
Exams481.6
Total1204
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)
1)Πυρηνική τεχνολογία, Ασκήσεις +, Αντωνόπουλος - Ντόμης Μιχάλης 2)Εισαγωγή στην πυρηνική τεχνολογία, Αντωνόπουλος - Ντόμης Μιχάλης
Last Update
09-12-2015