Materials for Nuclear Energy

Course Name: 

TH 823 MATERIALS FOR NUCLEAR ENERGY

Programme: 

M.Tech (Thermal Engineering)

Category: 

Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3- 0- 0) 3

Content: 

Structure of a nuclear power plant, requirements of reactor materials, fuel materials, plutonium, uranium and thorium and their alloys & compounds, core materials: beryllium, graphite, control and shielding materials, magnesium & its alloys, aluminum & alloys, zirconium & alloys, austinic stainless steel; materials for reactor vessel and other components, pearlitic steels ferritic chromium stainless steels, copper alloys, titanium and its alloys, coolants used in reactors: radiation embrittlement, corrosion of reactor materials, mechanical properties of materials.

References: 

V. Gerasimov & A Monakhov, Nuclear Engineering Materials, Mir Publishers, Moscow, 1983. D.S Clark & W.R. Varney, Physical Metallurgy for Engineering, East West Press, New Delhi, 1987. C. M, Srivastava & C. Srinivasan, Science of Engineering Materials, New Age International, 1997.

Department: 

Mechanical Engineering
 

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Dr. Narendranath S, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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