NE 491

Multiphysics of Nuclear Reactors

A course in nuclear power plant safety, focusing on severe nuclear reactor accidents. Public risk and societal safety goals. Severe core-melt accident progression scenarios. Deterministic safety analysis. Probabilistic safety analysis. Severe accident modeling, experimentation, and validation. Severe accident management. Special Topics in Nuclear Engineering NE 491-004/591-007 Nuclear Reactor Safety

Prerequisites: NE400, NE401, NE402 or consent of instructor

Co-requisites: NE 405/505 or consent of instructor