Nuclear Engineering

Course Name: 

TH809 Nuclear Engineering

Programme: 

M.Tech (Thermal Engineering)

Category: 

Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Scope of Nuclear Power- Review of Nuclear Physics- Reactor Theory. Elements of Reaction Physics.
Thermodynamics Aspects of Nuclear Power, Fusion Process System. Thermal Reaction Type: PWR, CANDU,
HTGCR. Fast Breeder: Fluid Fuelled, Organic Cooled Reactor, and Economics. Steady and Unsteady State-
Calculation of Critical Size of Homogeneous And Heterogeneous Reactors. Elementary Idea of Reactor Instrumentation and Control. Reactor Materials, Shielding, Thermal Aspects of Nuclear Systems.

References: 

Richard Stephenson, Introduction to Nuclear Engineering, McGraw Hill. Charles F. Bonilla, Nuclear Engineering, McGraw Hill. K.S. Ram, Basic Nuclear Engineering, Wisely Eastern.

Department: 

Mechanical Engineering
 

Contact us

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

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