151-2037-00L  Nuclear Computations Lab

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
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.



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
151-2037-00 GNuclear Computations Lab
This block course will take place at PSI.
35s hrsA. Pautz, H. Ferroukhi, further lecturers

Catalogue data

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

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersA. Pautz, H. Ferroukhi
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationOral examination of 30 minutes

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Offered in

ProgrammeSectionType
Nuclear Engineering Master3. Semester (PSI)OInformation