Nuclear Engineering

Course Name: 

TH809 Nuclear Engineering


M.Tech (Thermal Engineering)


Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


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.


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


Mechanical Engineering

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Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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