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Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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MANE 6380 - Nuclear Reactor Materials


The physical metallurgy and associated physical chemistry of problems encountered in the application of materials in nuclear reactors is discussed. Specifically, the metallurgy and physical chemistry of ceramic fuels (e.g., oxygen potentials), the primary fuel densification and pellet-clad interaction mechanisms, irradiation-induced creep, hardening, and embrittlement mechanisms, and the properties of zircalloy are covered.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: MANE 4480 Physics of Nuclear Reactors.

When Offered: Spring term annually.



Cross Listed: Cross Listed: MANE 4460. Students cannot obtain credit for both this course and the cross listed course.

Credit Hours: 3



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