Sandro Pelloni: Katalogdaten im Frühjahrssemester 2019

NameHerr Dr. Sandro Pelloni
DepartementMaschinenbau und Verfahrenstechnik

151-0166-00LSpecial Topics in Reactor Physics4 KP3GS. Pelloni, K. Mikityuk, A. Pautz
KurzbeschreibungReactor physics calculations for assessing the performance and safety of nuclear power plants are, in practice, carried out using large computer codes simulating different key phenomena. This course provides a basis for understanding state-of-the-art calculational methodologies in the above context.
LernzielStudents are introduced to advanced methods of reactor physics analysis for nuclear power plants.
InhaltCross-sections preparation. Slowing down theory. Differential form of the neutron transport equation and method of discrete ordinates (Sn). Integral form of the neutron transport equation and method of characteristics. Method of Monte-Carlo. Modeling of fuel depletion. Lattice calculations and cross-section parametrization. Modeling of full core neutronics using nodal methods. Modeling of feedbacks from fuel behavior and thermal hydraulics. Point and spatial reactor kinetics. Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis.
SkriptHand-outs will be provided on the website.
LiteraturChapters from various text books on Reactor Theory, etc.