MIE408H1: * Thermal and Machine Design of Nuclear Power Reactors


This course covers the basic principles of the thermo-mechanical design and analysis of nuclear power reactors. Topics include reactor heat generation and removal, nuclear materials, diffusion of heat in fuel elements, thermal and mechanical stresses in fuel and reactor components, single-phase and two-phase fluid mechanics and heat transport in nuclear reactors, and core thermo-mechanical design.

48.8 (Fall), 48.8 (Winter), 97.6 (Full Year)