Nuclear Energy

Course Name: 

ME423 NUCLEAR ENERGY

Programme: 

B.Tech (Mechanical)

Semester: 

Seventh

Category: 

Engineering Science Core (ESC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Status and prospects: Fuel for Nuclear fission reaction, Energy from fission reaction, nuclear fission and chain reaction, nuclear fuel Cycle, Storage and transportation. Power reactor system: Reactor thermal design, power distribution in reactor core, fuel element temperature and heat fluxes, Reactor operations, Reactor kinetics, reactivity coefficients, Fission product poisoning, nuclear waste management.

References: 

Richard Stephenson, Introduction to Nuclear Engineering, McGraw Hill Edition, 1954. Charles F. Bonilla, Nuclear Engineering, McGraw Hill Book Company, 1957. K.S. Ram, Basic Nuclear Engineering, Wiley Eastern Ltd, 1977. M.M. El Wakil, Power Plant Technology, McGraw Hill International Edition, 1984.

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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