Nuclear Engineering

Nuclear EngineeringHours: 3 0 3

Role and importance of nuclear energy, Nuclear reactors cross-sections, Reaction rates, Nuclear fission and chain reaction, Critical conditions, Conversion and breading, Reactor components and their characteristics, Classification and design features, Production and power reactors, Fast and fusion reactor systems, Fuel cycles, Uranium enrichment, Fabrication of fuel, Reprocessing of irradiated fuel, Fuel cycle performance, In-core fuel management & fuel management strategies and handling of nuclear waste.

Pre-requisites: CH322Co-requisites: None

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course