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MANE 4460 - Engineering Materials for Nuclear Application


Nuclear environments and materials selection for nuclear applications; engineering materials utilized in light water reactors including fuels, cladding, structural materials, waste form materials and materials for next generation nuclear reactors. Specific topics include crystal structure, atomic bonds, defects in solids, thermodynamics, phase diagram, kinetic processes in materials diffusion, phase transformation, mechanical behavior of materials, and corrosion in nuclear systems; radiation effects due to neutrons and charged particles; properties of zircalloy; and high burn-up fuel.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: ENGR 1600 Materials Science for Engineers.

When Offered: Spring term annually.



Cross Listed: MANE 6380 Nuclear Reactor Materials.

Credit Hours: 3



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