Course: Nuclear Power Engineering

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Course title Nuclear Power Engineering
Course code KKE/JEZ
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Konáš Petr, Ing.
Course content
Nuclear fission and fusion, fission materials, moderator. Theory of nuclear reactor, nuclear physics. The nuclear safety an heat transfer. Structure of a nuclear power plant. Control and safety systems.PWR, BWR, MAGNOX, AGR, CANDU, HTGR, FBR. Environmental compatibility, fission products. Radioactive waste and radioactive waste repository.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Multimedia supported teaching
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 50 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Theoretical knowledge from the area of nuclear power engineering.
learning outcomes
Students remember the basic concepts of nuclear energy, radioactivity, nuclear fission and nuclear fusion. Distinguish between different types of nuclear reactors. Describe the problems of nuclear safety. Students describe new trends in nuclear energy.
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Multimedia supported teaching
assessment methods
Oral exam
Test
Recommended literature
  • Bečvář, Josef. Jaderné elektrárny. Vyd. 1. Praha : Státní nakladatelství technické literatury, 1978.
  • Blumentritt G. Kerntechnik. VEB Leipzig, 1979.
  • Heřmanský, Bedřich. Jaderné reaktory. Praha : SNTL, 1981.
  • Jeffrey Freidberg. Plasma Physics and Fusion Energy. Cambridge University Press, 2010. ISBN 978-0-521-73317-5.
  • Tyler G. Hicks. Handbook of Energy Engineering Calculations. 2012. ISBN 978-0-07-174552-9.


Study plans that include the course
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