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151-2037-00L  Nuclear Computations Lab

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersA. Pautz, H. Ferroukhi, further lecturers
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentStudents registered at ETH Zurich have to enroll to this course at ETH. EPFL students can enroll to this course directly at EPFL.


AbstractTo acquire hands-on experience with the running of large computer codes in relation to the static analysis of nuclear reactor cores and the multi-physics simulation of nuclear power plant (NPP) dynamic behaviour.
ObjectiveTo acquire hands-on experience with the running of large computer codes in relation to the static analysis of nuclear reactor cores and the multi-physics simulation of nuclear power plant (NPP) dynamic behaviour.
Content- Lattice (assembly) calculations
- Thermal-hydraulic analysis
- Reactor core analysis
- Multi-physics core dynamics calculations
- Best-estimate NPP transient analysis
LiteratureDistributed documents, recommended book chapters
Prerequisites / NoticeRequired prior knowledge: Special Topics in Reactor Physics, Nuclear Safety